Mt Maria College Petrie believes that Years 7 to 10 is a crucial time in the development of your child. We provide a curriculum that aims at:
Engaging the interests of your child
Involving your child in real life and life-like activities
Building on successes
Developing skills which can be transferred across a whole range of life experiences
Improving attitudes towards learning
Enhancing literacy and numeracy skills
Promoting faith learning that is life long and life giving.
Students are able to choose from a variety of educational pathways. leading to: the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), tertiary study, a trade or employment. The College also offers a limited number of places for students with specific learning/social needs to pursue a course of study leading to the Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA).
Students may study the following core subject areas over two years and select three electives:
Religion & Ethics
Authority English or English Communication
They will also be offered the opportunity to participate in school based traineeships and apprenticeships or courses offered by TAFE and other training providers.