425 Belgrave - Gembrook Road, Emerald, VIC 3782
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Learning at Emerald Secondary College
Our motto is ‘Access to Excellence’, and we strive for excellence in every aspect of our learning and teaching program. We expect every child to reach their personal best in and out of the classroom. At Emerald we provide a learning program to engage, enrich and prepare students for their future. Students study a combination of core and elective subjects which become increasingly personalised as students move through the school, and we pride ourselves on providing a pathway for every student.
Year 7 & 8 - Adding Breadth
In Years 7 & 8 students study a common core curriculum which provides students with a broad range of learning experiences from all learning areas.
Year 7 Learning Program
|Health & Physical Education||Digital Technology|
Year 8 Learning Program
|Health & Physical Education||Wood Technology|
|Japanese||Visual Communication & Design|
Year 9 & 10 – Personal Pathways
In Years 9 & 10 students study a combination of core curriculum and electives to personalise their courses and prepare for their pathway. Refer to the relevant Handbooks for more detailed information about the electives, and also the College Benchmarks & Pathways chart for course planning information.
Year 9 Learning Program
English, Maths, Science, Health & Physical Education, Connect
|Performing Arts||Visual Arts||Technology & Design||Additional Electives|
|Drama||Visual Communication & Design||Patisserie|
|Information Technology||Photography||Fashion Design||Health & Physical Education|
|Game Making & Coding||Media||Costume Design||Outdoor Education|
|Information Technology||STEAM Design||Glass Mosaics||Advance - Duke Of Ed|
Connect is a special year long subject for year 9 students aimed at developing confidence, resilience and engagement with the community. For more information about the Connect program, see the College website.