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Lower School

Year 7 and 8

Students at Duncraig Senior High School follow a prescribed timetable that covers the EIGHT LEARNING AREAS established by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. The total of 25 periods is broken down this way: 4 periods each of Mathematics, English, Science and Humanities, 2 periods of a Language (French, Indonesian or Mandarin), 1 period of RACER (Organisation and study skills) in Year 7 and 1 period of Health in Year 8, 2 periods of Physical Education and 4 periods of a range of Arts and Technology subjects.

Year 9 and 10

In these years there is a bit of flexibility for students to choose Lower School options in The Arts, Technology, STEM and Health and Physical Education. The total of 25 periods is broken down this way: 4 periods each of Mathematics, English, Science and Humanities, 2 periods of a Language in Year 9 (Languages are not compulsory in Year 10 but can be chosen as an option), 1 period of Health, 2 periods of Physical Education and 4 to 6 periods of Arts, Technology, STEM and Health and Physical Education subjects. Students must choose one Arts subject and one Technology subject per year.

Download Lower School Handbook

Senior School

Year 11 and 12 students choose 6 courses to study, one must be English.

Duncraig Senior High School has 3 pathways.

  • ATAR - Aiming for direct entry to university. Choose 4 to 6 ATAR courses + General or certificate courses to total 6
  • Alternative entry - Aiming for university through altenative entry processes (Portfolio or UPC). Choose 2 to 3 ATAR courses + Certificate course = General and certificate courses to total 6
  • Technical and further education - Aiming for TrainingWA (TAFE) and/or employment. Choose a Certificate course and we recommend WPL + General and certificate courses to total 6*

*There will be the opportunity for these students to choose to go to TrainingWA one day per week

Senior School Handbook