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Senior Secondary
Senior Secondary is a phase of education for students in Years 10, 11 and 12, which ensures the seamless transition between school and the workforce or further study. Senior Secondary focuses on individual planned career pathways, and
support for students’ wellbeing. An overview of the principles and key values guiding Senior Secondary is available here and in the Resource section.
 
 
Senior Secondary Teachers
Teachers are specialist trained to deliver senior curriculum and hold relevant qualifications to deliver VET courses. Teachers provide tutoring for individuals and groups out of hours and tutoring program can be accessed here.
 
 
Senior Secondary Learning
Students engage in a Future Pathways Program during Year 10 which culminates in their SET Plan development and student conferencing with parents to endorse their pathway to Years 11 and 12.
 
All students have the opportunity to engage in flexible learning opportunities including work placement, school-based apprenticeships and traineeships and additional vocational courses offered through the Dalrymple Trade Training Centre.
The curriculum choices allows students the opportunity to study subject/courses through alternate learning centres such as Schools of Distance Education.
 
Authority subjects offered:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Drama
  • English
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics A
  • Mathematics B
  • Modern History
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Visual Arts
 
Authority-registered subjects offered:
  • English Communication
  • Hospitality Practices
  • Industrial Graphics Skills
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Prevocational Mathematics
  • Recreation
  • Science in Practice
  • Social and Community Studies
 
VET courses offered:
  • ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture
  • BSB20115 Certificate II in Business
  • CUA20715 Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways
  • ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Services
 
 
VET Policies and Procedures
 
Enrolment Forms  
 
 
 
Senior Secondary wellbeing and transitions
A distinctive feature of Senior Secondary is the strong emphasis on student employability and the transition to Year 13 and beyond. Additional life skills are embedded in the Life Choices program weekly with a major emphasis prior to
exit focusing on life in the real world.