Parent Teacher Telephone Interviews

Dear Families, At Joseph Banks Secondary College, we offer a variety of ways for parents to communicate with their child’s teachers. Given the current Phase One COVID requirements announced by the government, and to avoid any uncertainty, our Parent Teacher Interviews on Wednesday 30th June, will now be conducted by […]

Exploring the Unknown

Course Code: 9COREDomain: STEAMTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information Develop your exploration skills by ‘exploring the unknown’ in Year 9 CoRE. You will investigate minerals, looking at how chemistry is used to extract metals; you will explore our oceans using various remote survey techniques; and will develop a plan […]

Space Academy

In this elective you will work in partnership with space scientists to develop a training program for budding astrophysicists.

Exploring the Science of Everything

Exploring the Science of everything is designed to allow you to explore areas of Science that are of interest to you. It aims to reflect your interests in Science, introduce and improve Science Inquiry skills, and can be directly related to future careers that involve Science.

Fabulous Finance

In this fun elective, you will learn to develop money management skills such as saving for a rainy day, budgeting, what you need to know about personal tax, researching and buying a car, and why credit matters and using credit wisely.

Deadly Diseases

With a strong emphasis on analysing and evaluating evidence as well as the ability to explain different perspectives, this elective examines the causes and effects of deadly diseases throughout history.