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Canning Vale College

Teaching and Learning Areas

Year 7 - 9

Canning Vale College offers a curriculum that reflects the National Goals for Schooling and meets the requirements of the Western Australian Curriculum Framework.

The focus of schooling in Years 7 - 9 is to continue to develop broad educational knowledge and skills with the majority of the hours studying the four core learning areas of English, Mathematics, Science and Society & Environment. 

At Canning Vale College the curriculum is organised according to eight Learning Areas. These include:

Year 7

All students are timetabled into the compulsory core Learning Areas:

In addition, students will also be enrolled in four semester long courses from the areas below (they will study 2 in Semester 1 and 2 in Semester 2)

Each of these additional Year 7 courses has a compulsory charge.

Please contact 9334 9000 or Nadine.Scott@education.wa.edu.au for an application for enrolment and all the relevant course handbooks.

Year 8

 All students are timetabled into the compulsory core Learning Areas:

In addition, students have the opportunity of selecting four electives (they will study 2 in Semester 1 and 2 in Semester 2)

Each Year 8 electives course will only operate if they attract sufficient numbers and each option has a compulsory charge.

Please contact 9334 9000 or Nadine.Scott@education.wa.edu.au for an application for enrolment and all the relevant course handbooks.

Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum continues to develop broad educational knowledge and skills. 

All students are timetabled for the majority of the academic week into the compulsory core Learning Areas

In addition, students have the opportunity of selecting three electives from a range of subjects:

Each Year 9 electives course will only operate if they attract sufficient numbers and each option has a compulsory charge.

Please contact 9334 9000 or Nadine.Scott@education.wa.edu.au for an application for enrolment and all the relevant course handbooks.

Student Services

Our school based Academic and Health and Wellbeing professionals include Year Coordinators, Youth Workers, a School Nurse, School Chaplain and a School Psychologist who work collaboratively with staff, students and families to review and plan for individual and whole school student achievement, engagement, social growth and personal resilience through ongoing support, individual counselling, organised school programs and links to community and departmental agencies.