Secondary Marsden Park

Academic rigor and success

We welcome our Primary students into an encouraging environment with a rigorous curriculum where they can grow and succeed academically.

See our

Our Core Stages
and extra opportunities

Stage 4 - Years 7 & 8

Core Subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • PD/Health/PE

Other Subjects*:

  • Music
  • Technology - Textiles, Food, Design, Industrial (Timber and Metal)
  • Visual Arts
  • Languages
  • Computing Studies (Year 7)
  • Drama (Year 7)

* subject to change according to curriculum requirements.

Biblical Studies will be taught as a separate program one period a week and is designed to complement the learning in mainstream classrooms. All students will be expected to participate in Biblical Studies.

In Year 8, students will choose two "elective" studies for Stage 5.

Stage 5 - Years 9 & 10

As well as the core subjects noted above, students will be able to choose two elective subjects to study in Years 9 & 10. Currently the School offers the following choices which may vary from Campus to Campus:

  • Commerce
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • History Mysteries
  • Industrial Technology (Timber)
  • STEM
  • Music
  • PASS (Physical Activity and Sports Studies)
  • Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts

Options may vary from year to year reflecting student demand.

Stage 6 - Years 11 & 12

Our School provides an excellent opportunity for HSC students to succeed academically. ATARs of 99.95 and 98.45 have been and can be achieved. Our students regularly feature on the All Rounders List and the Distinguished Achievers List.

Subjects typically offered include and may vary from Campus to Campus:

  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Engineering Studies
  • English (Advanced)
  • English (Standard)
  • English Extension 1 and 2
  • History Extension
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial Technology Multimedia
  • Industrial Timber Technology
  • Languages (via NSW School of Languages)
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Mathematics (Advanced)
  • Mathematics (Standard)
  • Mathematics Extension 1 and 2
  • Music
  • PDHPE
  • Physics
  • Software Design & Development
  • Society & Culture
  • Visual Arts

Options may vary from year to year reflecting student demand.

The teachers were very passionate about their subjects which I found very encouraging, they went above and beyond to help us. Mr Josiah Seto (ATAR 98.45)

Year 12 students will be assigned a teacher as a mentor for their final year. Our Year 11 & 12 classes will be led by well qualified teachers, many of whom are highly experienced HSC markers.

VET Opportunities

To be confirmed closer to the time.

Languages

Languages (such as Indonesian, Spanish, French and Italian) can be studied through tutors from the NSW School of Languages.

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