Concept and Create

The world is changing, with rapidly emerging opportunities for innovation. This central study has as its focus the innovation cycle, with students identifying a problem and designing, prototyping [...]

Earth and Cosmos

Earth and Cosmos explores our understandings of the sun, moon and stars, and the challenges of human space exploration. Students examine the evidence for the formation and structure of our [...]

Learning Studies

The ASMS conducts a Learning Studies (LS) program that all students at the ASMS study. The Learning Studies program is a curriculum designed to support students in their learning and to develop [...]

Sustainable Futures

The sustainability of the Earth is explored in concert with human systems and behaviour. Topics of interest include population studies, food production, water quality and availability, waste [...]

Communication Systems

In this Central Study students study different communication systems: electronic, biochemical, geographical, digital and visual. They look at how humans interpret, change, adapt, transform and [...]

Body in Question

Body In Question explores the human body as a system from a number of perspectives, principally through local and global human health issues. Students examine the nature of health and disease [...]

Technological World

In Technological World students will explore various social impacts and drivers of innovations in science and technology. There is a particular focus on understanding developments in the uses of [...]

Student Inquiry Project

In the Student Inquiry Project students undertake a detailed self-directed study in a area of interest.  The Student Inquiry Project promotes the development of research, investigation and [...]


In Biodiversity students will explore the origin, development and diversity of life on planet Earth. There is a particular focus on the understanding of these events in relation to geological [...]

Maths & Abstract Thinking

The focus of this central study is for students to develop the ability to apply mathematical reasoning and logic to so they can engage with, explore, and explain, the intricate, and at times [...]

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