Junior School

Riverside offers a diverse range of subjects across a number of key learning areas

Students select three electives to completed over Years 9 & 10, they are listed below according to faculty.


  • Drama

Human society and its environment (HSIE)

  • History elective
  • Geography elective
  • Philosophy
  • Commerce
  • Interdisciplinary studies

Technical and Applied Sciences (TAS)

  • Design and technology
  • Food technology
  • Graphics technology
  • Industrial technology wood
  • Information and software technology (computing studies)
  • Textile technology

Languages other than English (LOTE)

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Creative & Performing Arts (CAPA)

  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Photography and Digital Imaging

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

  • Physical activities and sports studies (PASS)
  • Dance

"My latest Philosophy assignment was to find a philosopher who influenced modern society. I chose Socrates, he was a very big advocate for performing good deeds to others. I think this is definately reflected in modern society because I see these from the girls at Riverside girls every day." 

Hope, Year 9 Student



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