Academic Programme

At The Illawarra Grammar School the following academic subjects are available:

Year 7
Students study Biblical Studies, Language and Literature, Individuals and Societies - History, Mathematics, Music, Physical and Health Education, Language Acquisition, Science, Design and Visual Arts.
Students must study a language from Year 7 to Year 10. They can choose either French, Japanese or Mandarin.  


Year 8
Students study Biblical Studies, Language and Literature, Individuals and Societies - Geography, Mathematics, Music, Physical and Health Education, Language Acquisition, Science, Design and Visual Arts.
Students must study a language from Year 7 to Year 10. They can choose either French, Japanese or Mandarin.  


Years 9 and 10
Students study the compulsory subjects of Biblical Studies, Language and Literature, Mathematics, Science, Individuals and Societies - History, Individuals and Societies - Geography, Physical and Health Education and Language Acquisition.

They also make two elective choices from Commerce, Dance, Drama, Physical Activity and Sports Studies, Industrial Technology (Timber), Music, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Philosophy, Japanese, French and Mandarin.


Years 11 and 12

HSC Subjects Offered:

In Year 11 and 12 English is the only compulsory subject.


Students then choose electives from the following range of subjects: Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, English Extension 1 and 2, Geography, Industrial Technology, Legal Studies, Mathematics Extension 1 and 2, Modern History, Music 1, Music 2 and Extension, Personal Development Health and Physical Education, Physics, Visual Arts, Society and Culture, Chinese and Literature, Japanese Continuers, History Extension and VET Entertainment.

 

DP Subjects Offered:

Language and Literature HL and SL, Economics HL and SL, History HL and SL, Music HL and SL, Chemistry HL and SL, Art HL and SL, Mathematics HL and SL, Physics HL and SL, Biology HL and SL, Japanese SL, Spanish Ab initio and French SL.

 

Students must study three HL subjects and three SL subjects.