Designed to prepare students for effective participation as employees and citizens of the 21st century, the Heywood and District Secondary College curriculum is aligned with the Victorian Curriculum and is:
The approach is a mixture of direct instruction, experiential and inquiry learning and is student-centred. It recognises the needs and interests of individual students and develops collaborative and independent research and problem-solving skills.
Each Year 7 and 8 student works with their classmates and a range subject-specialist teachers to progress their learning. Year 7 and 8 students participate in a broad range of learning experiences through a variety of core subjects.
Year 7 & 8 Curriculum Structure
Language and Culture (Gunditjmara)
Art and Design
The Year 9 curriculum enables our students to explore a variety of pathway options. We encourage our Year 9s to start thinking ahead to further study and possible career choices. A thoughtfully selected Year 9 elective program allows students to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills across a range of subject areas.
Year 9 & 10 Curriculum Structure
Dexterous (Year 9 only)
Agriculture and Horticulture
Maths with a Twist
Paddock to Plate