Year 8 Courses

Year 8 Courses

This page provides access to information about the courses offered at Heathfield High School. These courses show the pattern of subjects that you must choose at each year level.

GeneralThis course is suitable for all students in Year 8.


  • Information Technology is taught across the curriculum through a range of subjects.
  • A Year 8 Literacy and Numeracy course will be provided in lieu of French, Japanese or Indonesian for a small number of students identified by Heathfield High School through a range of processes.
  • Music students undertake specialist instrumental music or vocal instruction of thirty minutes each week, on a withdrawal basis during normal school hours. All Year 8 Music students are expected to participate in the school choir, with rehearsals commencing before school on one day per week.
  • While every effort will be made to give students their preference of French, Japanese or Indonesian, this may not always be possible.

General Course

This course is suitable for all students in Year 8.

   Group   Select   Subject   Length
Compulsory SubjectsYou must select these subjects8 Advanced Technologies5 semesters
  8 Global Learnings4 semesters
Languages Other Than EnglishSelect 2 semesters from8 French2 semesters
  8 Japanese2 semesters
The ArtsSelect 2 semesters from8 Arts Rotation2 semesters
  8 Music2 semesters
Responsible LivingSelect 2 semesters from8 Healthy Lifestyles3 semesters
  8 Volleyball2 semesters

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