Subject Areas & Handbooks

There are 11 Subject Areas students can choose from. Handbooks are available for each Subject Area below.

Student reading

Religious Education

English

Mathematics

Science

Humanities

Visual and Performing Arts

Health and Physical Education (HPE)

Design and Technology

Languages

Across the Curriculum

Careers and VET (Vocational Education and Training)

 

Resources Required

For a list of resources you'll need for your studies at Mercy College, download the Stationery List.

 

Subjects Offered

There are 11 Department Areas at Mercy College. Eight of these are derived from the Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Essential Learnings, Queensland Year 10 Guidelines and Australian National Curriculum. The other three are school-based Department areas. Each Department has a variety of sub-strands which can be selected.

As a Catholic School, Mercy College expects all students to study some Religious Education which is based on the Queensland Catholic Education Commission Syllabus.

Religious Education

English

Mathematics

Science

Humanities

  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Economics and Business

Visual and the Performing Arts

  • Music
  • Media
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Visual Art
  • Band

Health and Physical Education

  • Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Personal Development

Languages

  • Japanese
  • French
  • Spanish

Design and Technology

  • Food (Cooking)
  • Textiles (Sewing)
  • Woodwork
  • Metalwork
  • Graphics
  • Robotics
  • Computing

Careers and VET

  • Work Experience
  • Work Education
  • Career Development Units

Across the Curriculum

  • Assignment Writing
  • English Experience
  • Life-skills Mathematics
  • Units for an Individual Education Program