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.
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
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:
|Key Learning Areas||Years 7-10||Years 11-12|
1 & 2, Advanced and Standard English Fundamentals
1 & 2, 2 Unit General Mathematics
Society and Its Environment
History, Economics, Business Studies, Geography, Legal Studies,
Other Than English*
and Applied Studies
Technology (Multi Media)
Technology (Yrs 7/8)Design &
Technology, Food Technology
Technology, Design & Technology, Hospitality (VET) Textiles
and Design Industrial Technology (Multi Media)
Visual Arts, Drama, Visual Design
Visual Arts, Drama
Development Health & Physical Education
Education, Sport, PASS (Physical Activity & Sports Studies)
Hospitality can be studied in Years 11 and 12 and can count towards students’ ATAR’s.