Secondary schooling provides a platform for the future by combining studies with the development of skills and attitudes essential for life beyond school.

Our experienced and dedicated staff nurture and challenge students to perform to the best of their ability. Junior secondary years provide a broad foundation to senior studies with students developing knowledge and skills across all key learning areas. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop a self-disciplined approach to study.

Southern Cross Catholic College provides opportunities that assist our students in developing self-confidence and valuable life skills that prepare them for various roles in the world beyond school. Our excellent facilities and disciplined environment enable students to reach their full potential.

The curriculum is learner-centred and aims to develop each student’s repertoire of skills for life, building their basic competencies and providing a focus on new technologies and active citizenship.

Within an atmosphere of high expectations,students experience a diverse range of subjects, allowing them to discover new talents and build on their strengths. Aligned with Australian and Queensland curriculum standards, the subjects on offer include:

  • RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
  • ENGLISH
  • MATHEMATICS
  • SCIENCE
  • HUMANITIES*
  • HPE
  • LOTE (JAPANESE)*
  • THE ARTS*
  • DESIGN & DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES*
Subjects on Rotation

THE ARTS
Drama, Visual Arts, Music, Media

DESIGN & DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES 
Home Economics, Industrial Design/Manual Arts/ Woodwork, Design & Technology, Graphics, Information Communication Technology

HUMANITIES
History & Geography, Economics & Business, Civics & Citizenship

LOTE
Language Other than English