School Structure and Courses

Being a District High School means we cater for students from Kindergarten (4 Year olds) through to Secondary schooling (Year 12).

Whole School Structure

Primary Sector

Primary students are provided with the opportunity to participate in specialist subjects, in addition to core learning areas English, Maths, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), these specialist subjects are Art, STEM and Health and Physical Education. All specialist subjects are taught by a specialist teacher, with specialist qualifications. Students in Years 3 – Year 6 also learn a language, that being Indonesian, via the School of Isolated Distance Education (SIDE).

Secondary Sector

In the Secondary area of our school we have students in Years 7 to 10, who are catered for via specialist teachers, provided by the school, and Year 11 and Year 12 students who opt to continue their course of study via the School of Isolated Distance Education (SIDE). We currently operate two year levels as follows:

  • Year 7/8
  • Year 9/10

Our Secondary students participate in mandated core subjects, English, Maths, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), and Health and Physical Education, and are most fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in two electives subjects. Elective subjects vary depending on the specialist staff we have available but typically include:

  • Photography
  • Food Technology
  • Design and Technology (Woodwork and Metal work)
  • Outdoor Education/Cadets
  • Robotics
  • Community Service

To complement our Primary offerings, the provision of an extremely comprehensive, high quality Secondary education is also most important at Ravensthorpe District High School, and we are pleased you have chosen our school as your desired Secondary institution for your student. All Ravensthorpe District High School Staff are most competent, confident and committed professionals and your students will be provided with the best possible education. Your encounters with them as parents are also sure to be positive.