Year 10

At Year 10 students study an elective curriculum where all learning areas offer a selection of semester length units from which students may choose to develop a course of study.

 

A complete course of study is comprised of 12 semester length units. Selection requirements for a legitimate student course are as follows:

Learning Area
Recommendations/Advice
Units To Choose From

The Arts

 

Choose at least 1 unit

Year 10 students wishing to study VCE Music, Drama or Theatre Studies are highly recommended to complete at least one unit of a Performing Arts subject at Year 10

Year 10 students wishing to study VCE Studio Art, Art, Media or Visual Communication and Design are highly recommended to complete at least one unit of a Visual Arts subject at Year 10.

3D Construction

Art

Graphics-Multimedia

Media Studies – Film

Media Studies – Photography

Music

Performance Art – Drama

Urban Art

Textiles

Commerce

 

 

 

Commerce

Crime and Punishment

Money

English

 

Choose at least 2 units

Year 10 students are to study 2 units of Year 10 English as a prerequisite to VCE English in Year 11. Students will study one semester of Core English and one semester of elective study

Core English*

Elective English

English-The Basics

English As A Second Language

English Language In Use

Journalism

Philosophy In Literature And Film

World Literature

Health & P.E.

 

Choose at

least 1 unit

 

Advanced Volleyball

Champion Coaching

Girls’ Physical Education

Home Economics

Physical Education

Humanities

 

Choose at least 1 unit

Students will study one semester of Australia and the World in the Twentieth Century

Australia and the World in the Twentieth Century*

Geography

LOTE

Year 10 students wishing to take up a LOTE study must undertake the study for two semesters

French

Japanese

Mathematics

 

Choose at least 2 units

All Year 10 students must study two semester units of Year 10 Maths curriculum as a pre-requisite for VCE Mathematics. In addition, they may also study General Mathematics Units 1 and 2

Mathematics 1*

Mathematics 2*

Science

 

Choose at least 1 unit

Year 10 students wishing to study VCE Physics and/or Chemistry in Year 11 are highly recommended to complete the Core Science semester length unit and one semester length elective unit. This elective could include one unit of a VCE Science based Unit 1-2 sequence

Core Science*

Science For Life

Environment, Earth and Space

Everyday Consumer Science

Technology

 

Engineering

Food Technology

 

VCE Units offered at Year 10

Year 10 students also have access to a wide range of VCE studies. They may choose to study one VCE Unit 1 & 2 sequence as part of their Year 10 course of study.

The following Unit 1 and 2 subjects have been offered in 2013 as part of our Year 10 curriculum program: 

Accounting

Art

Biology

Business Management

Economics

Food Technology

General Mathematics

Geography

History

Human Development

Information Technology

Legal Studies

Media Studies

Physical Education

Psychology

Studio Art

Theatre Studies

VET Outdoor Recreation

VET Units from the VET Inner Melbourne Cluster (if available)