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Senior School (Year 9 - Year 12)

The Senior School provides students in Years 9 to 12 (15-18 years of age) with a teaching and learning environment which addresses their personal and educational needs, as they begin to consider their post school vocational options or further education.

The Senior School is characterised by a strong and purposeful work ethic. Students are expected to be faithful in their studies, complete all their academic work to the best of their ability and maintain a Satisfactory Academic Profile.

Senior School students are expected to conduct themselves in the school at large, such that they uphold the integrity of the school and model qualities of leadership and service to younger students.

Years 9 and 10 students follows a curriculum based on the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography and PHPE. This supplemented by a substantial elective offering encompassing:

  • Agriculture
  • Design and Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Technology
  • Information Processes Technology
  • Japanese (LOTE)
  • Music
  • Outdoor Education
  • PASS (Physical Activity and Sports Science)
  • Visual Arts
  • Textiles Technology

Years 11 and 12 students commence and may go on to complete a course of study leading to the award of a Higher School Certificate.

The courses available for study include:

  • English (compulsory)
  • Mathematics (all courses)
  • Ancient History
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • CAFS (Community and Family Studies)
  • Chemistry
  • Design and Technology
  • Geography
  • Information Processes and Technology
  • Japanese
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Music 1 & 2
  • Physics
  • Visual Arts

Students are able to enrol in externally provided courses in TAFE (vocational education and training) and Distance Education.

Carinya Tamworth

Ph: (02) 6762 0970
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25 Boronia Drive
Calala, NSW, 2340
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Carinya Gunnedah

Ph: (02) 6742 2766
Fax: (02) 6742 5095
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46 Elgin Street
Gunnedah, NSW, 2380
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