A wide range of subjects is offered for students in Years 7–10. From Year 11, the choice of both Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) subjects and QSA approved vocational subjects are offered. Students who meet the requirements of the QSA are eligible to receive the Queensland Certificate of Education or the Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement at the end of Year 12.

Learning support is available for students who are identified as requiring additional assistance or who are capable of extension studies.

Access to academic educational opportunities provided by universities is supported, and for students studying the vocational qualifications on

offer at St Rita’s, opportunities with TAFEs and other registered training organisations (RTOs) is encouraged. School-based apprenticeships and traineeships, with achievement based on industry endorsed competency standards, and work experience are also available.

Subjects Offered

Year 7
 Years 7
Core SubjectsReligious Education
English
Mathematics
Science
Social Science
Health and Physical Education
Personal Development
Outdoor Education Program
Technology RotationThree studied, one per trimester
Digital Technologies
Business and Digital Technologies
Design and Technologies
Language RotationThree studied, one per trimester
French
German
Japanese
Arts RotationThree studied, one per trimester
Drama
Music
Visual Art
Year 8
 Year 8
Core SubjectsReligious Education
English
Mathematics
Science
Social Science
Health and Physical Education
Personal Development
Outdoor Education Program
Technology Rotation
(both studied for 6 months each)
Digital Technologies
Design and Technologies
Languages
(One studied all year)
French
German
Japanese
The Arts
(One studied all year)
Drama
Music
Visual Art
Year 9 and 10
 Years 9 and 10
Core SubjectsReligious Education
English
Advanced Mathematics
Core Mathematics
Health and Physical Education
Science
Social Science – History and Geography
Outdoor Education Program
Electives
Two to be selected
Business and Enterprise
Design and Technologies
Digital Technologies
Drama
Languages:
French
German
Japanese
Music
Visual Art
Year 11 and 12
 Years 11 and 12 OPYears 11 and 12 TVP or TER
Compulsory SubjectsStudy of Religion
English
Mathematics A or B
Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology
English
Mathematics A or B
Electives (conditions apply)
OP: Three (3) subject choices
TVP: Two (2) subject choices
TER: Three (3) subject choices
Authority Registered Subjects are noted as ARS
Accounting
Biology
Business Management
Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology (ARS)
Certificate III in Business (ARS)
Chemistry
Drama
Economics
Film, Television and New Media
French
German
Health and Physical Education
Home Economics
Hospitality Practices (ARS)
Information Technology Systems
Japanese
Mathematics C
Modern History
Music
Physics
Visual Art
Accounting
Biology
Business Management
Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology (ARS)
Certificate III in Business (ARS)
Chemistry
Drama
Economics
Film, Television and New Media
French
German
Health and Physical Education
Home Economics
Hospitality Practices (ARS)
Information Technology Systems
Japanese
Mathematics C
Modern History
Music
Physics
Visual Art