Middle School


In Middle School, students at Frankston High School are supported to explore a broad and varied curriculum that caters to the individual learner through a rigorous and authentic curriculum, blending both an elective and core program. An emphasis is placed on valuing the individual learner and promoting student voice and agency through the selection of subjects from a wide range of offerings.

Over the two years, a student must complete a minimum number of units in the set areas of: Arts (2), Technology (2), Language (2), Humanities (2), and Health and Physical Education (3), including a minimum of one Health and one PE.

YEAR 9

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Languages- Japanese or French
  • Electives drawn from Humanities, Physical and Outdoor Education, Health Education, Technology, The Arts

YEAR 10

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Electives drawn from Humanities, Physical and Outdoor Education, Health Education, Technology, The Arts and Languages – Japanese or French

COMPLETING A VCE SUBJECT WHILE IN YEAR 10

Year 10 students are encouraged to undertake a VCE Unit 1 & 2 subjects. Students must have the recommendation of teachers and generally do not undertake more than one VCE subject.

FOCUS

The focus on critical and creative thinking and real-world learning is maintained and the student’s capacity to work collaboratively is extended through a broad range of student groupings. In Year 10, students are given the opportunity to accelerate their learning by commencing a VCE or VET subject, allowing them to experience the rigorous demands of the final years of schooling.

FURTHER OPPORTUNITIES

In addition to these extensive curriculum opportunities, students are supported through a range of wellbeing and extra-curricular offerings.

  • Year 10 Work Experience Program
  • Year 9 MEGAR week
  • Community Volunteering Program
  • Life-Saving camp
  • Cultural and Language Camps to France and Japan
  • World Challenge
  • Year 10 Formal