Year 9


Mater Christi College is a vibrant, inclusive and warm communitywheregirls feel safe, build friendshipsandbecome confident, independent and reflective learners 

The Year 9 curriculum and learning experiences build on the foundations from Years 7 & 8  within the framework of the Middle Years Program (MYP) of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) and Content Descriptors in the Victorian Curriculum. 

Year 9 Learning Program 

Learning in Year 9 at Mater Christi College includes: 

  • an explicit focus on core literacy and numeracy skills across all learning areas.
  • a range of elective choices to enable students to have greater agency over their preferred learning pathway. 
  • emphasis on “soft skills” for future success, through interdisciplinary learning. Soft skills include: creative thinking, communication skills, adaptability and curiosity.
  • a reinvigorated Enrichment learning program for 2023 that incorporates applied learning and vocational education opportunities.  
  • provision of programs to support and enhance student wellbeing through social and emotional learning. 

Year 9 students engage in core and a range of elective studies in the following learning areas: 

  • Arts 
  • English 
  • Health and Physical Education 
  • Humanities
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE) (Chinese or French)
  • Mathematics
  • Religious Education
  • Science
  • Technology 

Mater Christi College students are motivated learners who graduate with region leading academic and vocational results and the confidence to pursue their dreams.