Planned Service Outage

On Saturday August 21st 2021, the Joseph Banks Secondary College IT Support team will be taking all College systems offline for electrical works. The Outage will commence at 7.30AM and run through […]

Welcome to Term 3 2021

Dear Families, Welcome to Term 3! It was yet another strange end to a term with lockdown in place as we moved into the holiday break. Attendance at school during […]

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 […]

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 […]

Space Academy

Course Code: 9SPACDomain: ScienceTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information The Science Space Academy elective explores what it’s like to be an astronaut.  Is there life out there, and who’s […]


Course Code: 9SELEDomain: ScienceTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information Year 9 Electronics is an introduction to electrical and electronics concepts. You will learn basic soldering techniques and how electronic […]

Exploring the Science of Everything

Course Code: 9EXPDomain: ScienceTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information Exploring the Science of everything is designed to allow you to explore areas of Science that are of interest to […]

Maths for Life

Course Code: 9MMFLDomain: MathematicsTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information This elective is designed to support you in developing your numerical problem solving and greater numeracy skills to support you […]

Problem Solving and Enrichment in Mathematics

Course Code: 9MPSDomain: MathematicsTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information If you have demonstrated a high level of engagement and interest in Mathematics, then this elective will interest you. It […]