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.
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.
Building and Construction
Business Diploma (General)/ Diploma Business Studies
Certificate III & IV Fitness
Dance in Practise
Film, Television & New Media
Industrial Design and Technology studies
Information and Communication Technology/Digital Solutions
Mathematics Specialist Prep
Media Arts in Practice
Sport and Recreation
Short Course Literacy
Visual Art in Practise
QCAA QCE information can be found here.