Hastings Secondary College

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Year 7 and 8

Year 7 and 8 students at either campus must apply to the academy program or undertake a personal interest project (PIP).

Academy program

Year 7 and 8 students can apply to one of three special interest academies:

  • Creative industries
  • Sports 
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths)

The academy program provides students who have a special interest to further develop in this area. 

Each academy is allocated 2 hours of class time per week. 

Entry into an academy is by application only.

Apply to an academy

Download an academy application form. Please return the completed form to the student's campus by email.

Personal interest project (PIP)

Students not involved in the academy program must select a personal interest project (PIP). PIP subjects vary from year to year. They allow students to experience a variety of real world learning. 

PIP subject selections

Download a PIP subject selection form. Please return the completed form to the student's campus by email.

Port Macquarie campus

Westport campus