Secondary Curriculum

YEARS 7 and 8 (STAGE 4)

Years 7 and 8 students study the following courses.
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • PDHPE
  • Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • 100 hours Language other than English (Turkish or Arabic)
  • Technology Mandatory

In addition to these subjects, all students in Year 7 and 8 will study one (1) lesson of Islamic
Studies and two (2) lessons of Quran Studies.

Sport is an important and compulsory part of the curriculum. It is integrated into PDHPE in Years 7 and 8

YEARS 9 and 10 (STAGE 5)

Years 9 and 10 students study towards the award of RoSA. The Record of School Achievement (RoSA) is the credential awarded by NESA for students who satisfactorily complete their education to the end of Year 10 and beyond.

Course Structure for Year 9 and 10

Subjects are divided into two groups:

  • Compulsory Subjects
  • Elective Subjects

In addition to these subjects, all students in Year 9 and 10 will study one (1) lesson of Islamic Studies and two (2) lessons of Quran Studies.

Compulsory Subjects: All students must study

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • PDHPE

Elective Subjects: All students must study two electives in year 9 and two electives in year 10 from the following choices:

Year 9

  • Food Technology or Visual Arts
  • Arabic or Turkish

Year 10

  • Commerce or Information and Software Technology
  • Arabic or Turkish

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. Effective assessment assists student learning and forms the basis for planning future learning activities. At Irfan College, effective assessment encourages, assists and enhances the learning of all students, and is inclusive of race, culture, class, gender, disability and enhances the relationship between teacher and student and the relationships among students. At Irfan College, effective assessment is ensured as it gives feedback to students on their progress, help students monitor and improve their learning, provide information for teachers about the student's strengths and weaknesses as well as provide information to parents.

Teachers use a variety of ways to assess the knowledge, skills and understanding of their students. Students will benefit from a wide range of formal and informal, internal and external assessment programs.
Students must comply with the assessment requirements of each of their subjects as outlined in the School Assessment Policy.
Separate School Assessment Policy Guidelines will be handed to students.

REPORTING

School reports are handed during parent teacher meeting at the end of the term.

REPORTING PROCEDURES
Two kinds of reports are issued to all students:

(a)REPORTS ON STUDENT PROGRESS - These reports are issued to all students to report on progress
(i) End of Semester 1
(ii) End of Semester 2

(b) INTERIM REPORTS - These are issued during Term 1 to all students

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