Monty SC Year 8 & 9 Handbook 2021

Year 8 & 9 Curriculum Handbook 1
CONTENTS 3
Our Values 4
General Information 5
Uniform Requirements 8
Child Safe Code of Conduct 9
Student Wellbeing and Engagement Policy (Extract) 10
Mobile Phones 11
Mobile Phones – Student Use Policy 11
Resource Centre 13
College Canteen 13
College Grounds 14
Homework and Use of the Study Planner 15
Assessment and Reporting 16
Year 8 & 9 Curriculum Outline 17
Careers Guidance 18
Montmorency Secondary College 7-9 Curriculum Grid 19
Learning Unit Guidelines 20
Year 8 and 9 Elective Learning Units List 21
Year 8 Core Subject Descriptions 24
English 25
Mathematics 26
Science 27
Humanities 28
Geography: Landforms and Landscapes / Changing Nations 28
Civics and Citizenship 29
Economics and Business 29
History: The Ancient to the Modern World 30
Physical Education 30
Language 31
French 31
Japanese 32
Year 9 Core Subject Descriptions 34
English 35
Mathematics 36
Science 37
Humanities 38
Geography: Biomes and Food Security/ Geographies of Interconnections 38
History: The Making of the Modern World 38
Civics and Citizenship 39
Economics and Business 39
Physical Education 40
Language 41
French 41
Japanese 42
Endeavour Program 43
Advanced Outdoor Education 44
Elective Subjects Descriptions 46
The Arts 46
Dance 46
Drama 47
Drama – Lights Camera Action 47
Animation 48
Media Studies 48
Introduction To Photography 49
Music 1 – The Blues 50
Music 2 – Today 50
Art 1 – Drawing and Painting 51
Art 2 – Ceramics and Sculpture 51
Digital Art 52
VCD 1 - Communication and Industrial Design 53
VCD 2 - Environmental Design 53
Design, Creativity & Technology 54
Celebration Foods 54
Fabulous Fun Food 55
Jewellery Making & Design 56
Metal 56
Fabric Design and Decoration 57
Fabric Construction and Design 57
Toymaking 58
Wood – Carpentry 59
Wood – Cabinetmaking 59
Humanities 60
Let’s Do Business 60
Information & Communications Technology 61
Digital Technology 61
Game Design & Creation 61
English 62
Debating 62
Health/PE 63
Outdoor Education 63
AFL 63
Science 64
Environmental Science 64
Humanities 65
Horrible Histories 65
English 65
Creative Writing 65
Year 8 and 9 Challenge Learning Units 66
English 67
Challenge English – Year 8 67
Challenge English – Year 9 67
Mathematics 68
Challenge Maths – Year 8 68
Challenge Maths – Year 9 68
Science 69
Challenge Science – Year 8 69
Challenge Science – Year 9 69
Year 8 and 9 Bridging Learning Units 70
Bridging English – Year 8 and 9 70
Bridging Maths – Year 8 and 9 71
Year 8 & 9 Bridging Learning Units Policy 72
Year 8 & 9 Challenge Learning Units Policy 73

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