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Classroom Learning

STAFF
Staff are highly qualified and committed to a rigorous professional development program which enables them to maintain up-to-date subject emphasis. Staff also incorporate the latest technological equipment and programs in lessons to enhance student learning.

Results in all external measures place Danebank among the top schools in the state. View our recent reults here.

SUBJECTS

Changes to curricula emphasise change to reflect changes in students’ needs. New curricula is being introduced as a result of the Federal government’s education strategy. The current Curriculum consists of:

Year 7 –
Students study the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science, History and Geography plus a range of other subjects that ensure students have a “taste” of subjects they may wish to study in depth in later years. Gifted Year 7 students may study a Mathematics
course.

Year 8 –
Students continue to study the core subjects but elect to study one language.

Years 9-10 
Students continue to study the core subjects. They also choose two other elective subjects

Years 11-12 
Students study English and 1 Unit Studies of religion. They then choose 4-5 elective subjects. Students study appropriate levels in all subjects.

Year 7-10 students attend Christian Studies lessons.

A broad subject base ensures that students have a range of subjects to choose from:

Academic Subjects
Key Learning Areas Years 7-10 Years 11-12
English English(integrated
Drama 7/10)
Extension
1 & 2, Advanced and Standard English Fundamentals
Mathematics Mathematics Extension
1 & 2, 2 Unit General Mathematics
Science Science Biology,
Chemistry, Physics
Human
Society and Its Environment
Commerce,
Geography, History
Ancient
History, Economics, Business Studies, Geography, Legal Studies,
Modern History
Languages
Other Than English*
French,
German, Japanese
French,
German, Japanese
Technological
and Applied Studies
Industrial
Technology (Multi Media)
Technology (Yrs 7/8)Design &
Technology, Food Technology
Food
Technology, Design & Technology, Hospitality (VET) Textiles
and Design Industrial Technology (Multi Media)
Creative
Arts
Music,
Visual Arts, Drama, Visual Design
Music,
Visual Arts, Drama
Personal
Development Health & Physical Education
Health
Education, Sport, PASS (Physical Activity & Sports Studies)
P.D./Health/P.E.

VET Courses
Hospitality can be studied in Years 11 and 12 and can count towards students’ ATAR’s.

Danebank Library

The Library is a central learning hub with extensive technological and
hard copy resources to support all levels of classroom learning

 

Enrolments

Find out more about how to enrol, school tours, scholarships and our Life Skills program.

Latest News

Danebank is a vibrant school environment where we focus on and celebrate achievements of all kinds. The latest News is published online and in printed form through a variety of channels.