Willoughby Girls High School is a comprehensive girls’ high school offering a broad balanced curriculum, which caters for a wide range of interests and abilities across Years 7 to 12.

Years 7 & 8

In Years 7 and 8 students study compulsory subjects from each of the Board of Studies eight Key Learning Areas as they progress towards the award of a Record of School Achievement.

Key Learning Area

Subjects Studied in Years 7 & 8

English

English

Mathematics

Mathematics

Science

Science

Human Society & Its Environment

History / Geography

Technological & Applied Studies

Technology

Languages Other Than English

French / Japanese / Chinese (Year 8)

Creative Arts

Music / Visual Arts

PD/Health/PE

PDHPE / Sport

Cross Curricular

Problem Based Learning

 

Years 9 & 10

In Years 9 and 10 students study the following mandatory core curriculum:

Key Learning Area

Subjects Studied in Years 9 & 10

English

English

Mathematics

Mathematics

Science

Science

Human Society & Its Environment

Geography / History

PD/Health/PE

PDHPE / Sport

 

In addition students must choose three (3) elective subjects from any of the following:

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Commerce
  • Elective History
  • Japanese
  • Information & Software Technology
  • Music
  • Design & Technology
  • Photographic and Digital Media
  • Drama
  • Textiles Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Visual Arts

The Senior Years 11-12

Extension courses are offered in English, Mathematics, History, Music and Languages Other Than English. Vocational Education & Training (VET) options are indicated below.

  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Community & Family Studies
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English Advanced
  • English Standard
  • English ESL
  • English Extension 1 and 2
  • English Fundamentals
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • Hospitality VET
  • Information Processes & Technology
  • Japanese
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Extension 1 and 2
  • Mathematics General
  • Modern History
  • Music 1 and Music 2
  • PD/Health/PE
  • Physics
  • Senior Science
  • Society & Culture
  • Software Design & Development
  • Sport & Personal Development
  • Sport Coaching (Board Developed, Non ATAR)
  • Studies of Religion
  • TAFE courses
  • Textiles & Design
  • Visual Arts

In addition, language courses are available through the Open High School and Saturday School for eligible students. Contact the Deputy Principal Curriculum for more information.