Year 10

The year 10 program has been designed to provide students with opportunities to select Yr10subjects that meet diverse individual learning needs.

The COMPULSORY (CORE) subjects in Year 10 are:

  • English or English as a Second Language – full year
  • Mathematics – full year
  • Health and Physical Education – one semester
  • Science – one semester
  • Humanities (either History or Geography) – one semester

The ELECTIVE SUBJECT choices in Year 10 can be taken from the following learning areas:

  • Arts and Technology – Students must do a minimum of one subject from this group
  • Languages other than English (LOTE) – Students who are doing LOTE must select this subject in both semesters.
  • Humanities
  • Science
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Literature

All subjects have 5 periods per week

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Year 10 students may also have access to a VCE or VET study.

Each subject will run for 5 periods per week. There will be choice of elective modules (a group of similar units of work) within the compulsory Health and Physical Education subject.

The most common program structure is outlined below.

Semester 1 Semester 2
English 1
Mathematics 1
Health and Physical Education 1
Science or History/Geography
Two electives
English 2
Mathematics 2
Science or History/Geography
Three electives

Some students may choose to do both the Science and Humanities in semester 1. These students will do one elective in semester 1 and four electives in semester.