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Year 9
Challenge and

Engage Wellbeing Program

Wellbeing is the heart of CLC, where inclusivity and voice is celebrated. Students are empowered to find their inner confidence and rise to challenges.

Our bespoke program is expertly designed by our CLC Wellbeing Team to meet the needs of our Year 9 students by combining the results from comprehensive student and parent surveys with the latest research in adolescent development.

Pillars of our program 



Mental Health

Study Skills

Life Skills

Learn about our Year 9 program

Year 9 Showcase Video

Learning program

We guide our Year 9 students to become independent by taking more ownership over their learning experiences. By participating in flexible and challenging projects, our students enhance their problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively. Students are introduced to a wide range of subjects and new and varied experiences.

  • English
  • Mathematics & Advanced Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Religious Education
  • Language Choice: Indonesian or Italian
  • Year 9 Navigate Now Program
  • Sports Science in Motion
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Digital Design and Photography
  • Visual Art
  • 3D Design
  • Fashion and Design
  • Food Studies
  • Before School Spelling Program - Morphographs
  • Year 9 Literacy Enhancement - Intervention
  • Year 9 Mathematics Intervention
  • Homework Club
  • Mathematics Tutorials
  • Year 9 Philosophy Program
  • Debating and Public Speaking Program
  • Student Leadership Program

Beyond the classroom

Students are encouraged to discover what they love and to get involved in.

Because we believe in education for the whole person, CLC offers extensive opportunities across performing arts, sport, social justice, cultural exchanges and the chance to pursue new passions to an elite level.

Sport (Interschool Comp)cross-icon
  • Aerobics
  • AFL
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Basketball (Elite Program)
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Futsal
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Indoor Cricket
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
Student Clubscross-icon
  • Art Club
  • Book Club
  • Dance Club
  • Debating Team
  • Drama Club
  • Drone Club
  • Fashion Design Club
  • Feminist Collective
  • FIRE Carriers Club
  • Maths Tutes
  • Robotics Club
  • Social Justice and Environment Club
  • Songwriters Collective
  • STEM Club
  • Writers Club
  • Art Club
  • Photography Club
  • Fashion Design Club
  • Annual Student Art Exhibition
  • Guest Artist Workshops
  • Dance Club
  • Cheerleading Team
  • Lyrical Dance (Elite Program)
  • Hip-Hop Dance (Elite Program)
  • Musical Theatre (Elite Program)
  • External Dance Competitions
  • Whole School Musical Production
  • Drama Club
  • Drama Industry Skills (Elite Program)
  • Junior Play (Year 7 & 8)
  • Senior Play (Year 9+)
  • Whole School Musical Production
  • Private Instrumental Tuition
  • Junior Orchestra (Year 7 & 8)
  • Intermediate Orchestra (Year 9 & 10)
  • Senior Orchestra (Year 11 & 12)
  • Year 7 Rock Band
  • Year 8 Rock Band
  • Year 9 Rock Band
  • Year 10 Rock Band
  • Year 11 Rock Band
  • Year 12 Rock Band
  • Flute Ensemble
  • Saxophone Ensemble
  • Vocal Group
  • Songwriters Collective
  • Semester 1 Music Concert
  • Semester 2 Music Concert
  • End of Year Instrumental Concerts
  • Music Camp
  • Music Performance Tour
Social Justicecross-icon
  • Social Justice and Environment Club
  • Community Service Program
  • FIRE Carriers Club
  • International Women's Day
  • Project Kenya - CLC House
  • St Vincent De Paul Partnership
  • Vinnies Sleepout
  • Principal Student Advisory Council
  • Year Level Leader
  • Homeroom Student Leader
  • House (Sport) Student Leader
  • CLC Student Ambassador Program
  • STEM Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Banyule Nillumbik Tech School Partnership
  • Science in the School Program with Melbourne Uni
  • Tall Poppies Program with La Trobe Uni
  • Women in Science Program with Royal Women's Hospital
  • CLC Habitat project partnership with Edendale Farm
  • Solar Car Challenge
  • The Aviation Program
  • Future City Biome Challenge
  • Tournament of Minds
  • USA NASA Space Camp
  • Singapore STEM Experience
  • Italy Cultural Experience
  • Germany Cultural Experience
  • Indonesia Cultural Experience
  • England Literary and Cultural Experience
  • Top End Geography Immersion
  • Indigenous Immersion Northern Territory
  • Music Performance Tour in Australia
Elite Academycross-icon
  • Elite Lyrical Dance
  • Elite Hip-Hop Dance
  • Elite Musical Theatre and Drama Industry Skills
  • Elite Basketball
  • Elite Netball (Launching soon)
  • Elite AFLW (Launching soon)
Holistic education

Learning enhancement team

Students across all year levels experiencing challenges with their learning programs (including literacy, numeracy and spelling) can access personalised and small group support. 

We also provide targeted assistance to students with disabilities, students with Refugee Status, students for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL and Indigenous students.

The Learning Enhancement Team includes Special Education teachers, Learning Enhancement Officers, a Social Worker and Psychologists, who provide specialist support.  Learning Enhancement Team members participate in regular meetings with parents to discuss learning programs.