The school prepares students for the award of the School Certificate and the Higher School Certificate according to the regulations set out by the Board of Studies. The teaching program, as it currently stands, is divided into three modules of two years each.
In Years 7 and 8 (Stage 4) students will engage in studies in Religion and in each of the 8 Key Learning Areas, i.e., English, Mathematics, Science, Human Society and Its Environment, Technological and Applied Studies, Creative Arts, Language other than English and Personal Development, Health and Physical Education.
In Years 9 and 10 (Stage 5) students must study Religion and programs from each of the 5 Key Learning Areas: English, Mathematics, Science, Human Society and Its Environment and Personal Development, Health & Physical Education. The school offers a wide range of additional subjects drawn from five key learning areas which students will elect to do in Stage 5 and which will be credentialed on the RoSA (Record of School Achievement).
In Years 11 and 12 (Stage 6) students prepare for the HSC examination. Details of the courses available in Years 11 and 12 are contained in the Senior School Handbook issued to students during Year 10. Students at St Clare’s do study Religion for the HSC as set out in courses designated and/or approved by the Board of Studies. VET Courses are also offered to senior students.
Use the links below to learn more about subjects and assessment at St Clare's High School Taree.