Courses

High School Programme -- Years 7-12
(Years 7-10 CRICOS Code: 077151D)
(Years 11-12 CRICOS Code: 077152C)

Choosing a High School for your child

About Macquarie 

Macquarie is a 21st Century Grammar School attuned to the needs and aspirations of young Australians.

• HSC and Tertiary Entrance Specialists
• Co-educational, Non-selective, Secular
• More postgraduate qualified teachers on staff
• CBD (QVB/Town Hall) location to inspire young adults
• We put students’ learning first with a focused “back to basics” curriculum
• Personal academic attention and counselling for every student
• A Fair Go: Full and half scholarships available to meritorious students

Years 7-10--A sample pattern of study

Students enrolling in Years 7-10 need to provide evidence that they have good passing grades in their main subjects.

The Board of Studies NSW mandates a minimum 100 hours tuition in a language other than English in Junior High School.

The school offers Mandarin, with other languages available from Macquarie Coaching School.

Subjects

Hours per Week

English

3

Mathematics

3

Science

3

Human Society and Its Environment: Australian History Australian Geography

3

Drama

3

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE), including Sport

3

Commerce

3

Visual Arts

3

Total

24 hours per week


Years 11 & 12--A sample pattern of study:

The NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) is a two-year course (Years 11 and 12).  Students entering Year 11 must have completed Year 10 or its equivalence in Australia or overseas.

HSC Subjects available:

  • English-- Standard/Advanced English, English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2
  • Science-- Chemistry, Biology, & Physics
  • Business Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Economics
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Chinese Background Speakers (CBS)
  • Chinese Beginners
  • Japanese Beginners
  • Drama
  • Visual Arts

New subjects can be added according to demand. The Music Programme is available from Macquarie Coaching School and selected providers.

Sample HSC Programme (each student can select an individually tailored programme)

Year 11 Preliminary Course

(3 Terms)

Year 12 HSC
(4 Terms)

Year 11 Units

Year 12 Units

Hours / Week

English/ESL

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

Mathematics

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

Mathematics Extension 1

Math Ext 2

1

2

2 & 2

Chinese Beginners/Chinese B Spkrs

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

Business Studies/Biology

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

PDHPE/Visual Arts

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

Economics/Physics

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

Legal Studies/Japanese Beginners

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

Chemistry/Drama

Yes

2

2

4 & 3

For more information, please email enrolments@mgs.edu.au or call Reception on (02) 8228 3022.

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225 Clarence St., Sydney NSW 2000
P: +612 8228 3022
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