Year 7 and 8
Students at Duncraig Senior High School follow a prescribed timetable that covers the EIGHT LEARNING AREAS established by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. The total of 25 periods is broken down this way: 4 periods each of Mathematics, English, Science and Humanities, 2 periods of a Language (French, Indonesian or Mandarin), 1 period of RACER (Organisation and study skills) in Year 7 and 1 period of Health in Year 8, 2 periods of Physical Education and 4 periods of a range of Arts and Technology subjects.
Year 9 and 10
In these years there is a bit of flexibility for students to choose Lower School options in The Arts, Technology, STEAM* and Health and Physical Education. The total of 25 periods is broken down this way: 4 periods each of Mathematics, English, Science and Humanities, 2 periods of a Language in Year 9 (Languages are not compulsory in Year 10 but can be chosen as an option), 1 period of Health, 2 periods of Physical Education and 4 to 6 periods of Arts, Technology, STEAM* and Health and Physical Education subjects. Year 9 students must choose one Arts subject and one Technology subject per year.
*Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics
Duncraig Senior High School has 3 pathways:
Year 11 and 12 students choose 6 courses to study, one of which must be English.