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Year 8

Year 8

This year students continue to study courses, and at the end of the year choose the electives they will study in Years 9 and 10.

Getting involved

There are great opportunities for students to participate in extra-curricular activities. These include competitions, exhibitions, sport, performances and special events. Student leadership programs provide many activities that broaden your child’s experience at school.

VALID Science 8

All Year 8 students in NSW sit for the Validation of Assessment 4 Learning & Individual Development (VALID) test in term 4. It is an online interactive multimedia assessment called VALID Science 8. You will receive a report of your child’s achievement in term 1 of Year 9.

Choosing electives

At the end of Year 8, students will need to select the elective subjects they will study in Years 9 and 10. When making their decisions, students might consider their interests, what they’re good at, their past performance and future career options.

Students can choose from the following electives in Yr 9/10:

Agricultural Technology




Food Technology

Global Studies

Graphics Technology

Industrial Technology – Electronics

Industrial Technology – Engineering

Industrial Technology – Metal

Industrial Technology – Multimedia

Industrial Technology – Timber

Information & Software Technology

International Studies


Marine & Aquaculture Technology


Performing Arts – Dance (Classical Ballet)

Photography & Digital Media

Physical Activity & Sport Studies

Textiles Technology

Visual Art

Visual Design


Please note: There is no guarantee all courses will run (dependent on numbers) .