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Senior secondary

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Preparation for the senior school starts in Year 10. Students are encouraged to explore the options available and to consider what subject areas they want to experience in preparation for future study in Year 11 and 12.

Students in Year 10 receive detailed information about senior subjects and information nights are held regarding course availability and choices.

In the senior school, students must study a minimum of six subjects. This must include a Maths and an English subject. Students will choose from either an ATAR or Flexible pathway in their senior years of schooling.

2020 graduates

  • ATAR/ University Pathway- Students study 6 general subjects or 5 general and 1 applied subject or VET Qualification, Cert III level or above. 

  • A Flexible Pathway- A combination of General/ Applied and VET subjects OR students must choose a minimum of two certificate-two qualifications, or be undertaking a school based apprenticeship or traineeship. Four other subjects must be studied which can be a combination of general and applied subjects.

Further information about the subjects and pathways available for study in the senior school can be found in the relevant subject selection booklets and in the information presentations below:

Year 10 Information Session 2020.pdf

Subjects offered to senior school students

Subjects marked * are available for students to begin studying in Year 10. All other subjects are available for selection from the beginning of Year 11.


2020 graduates

Aquatic Practices

Basketball Excellence

Biology

Building and Construction 

Business Diploma (General)/ Diploma Business Studies 

Certificate III & IV Fitness

Chemistry

Dance in Practise

Drama

Engineering Skills

English

Essential English 

English Literature

Film, Television & New Media

Geography

Health Education 

Hospitality

Industrial Design and Technology studies

Information and Communication Technology/Digital Solutions

Legal Studies

General Mathematics

Mathematics Specialist Prep

Media Arts in Practice

Modern History

Music

Physical Education

Physics

Psychology 

Sport and Recreation

Short Course Literacy

Visual Art

Visual Art in Practise


QCAA QCE information can be found here.


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Last reviewed 11 February 2020
Last updated 11 February 2020