Raphael Drive, Wheelers Hill 3150 International Accreditation CRICOS 00861K

Learning - Senior School

Years 10, 11 and 12

Wheelers Hill Secondary College offers students the opportunity to take all major VCE studies along with many other options. For example, we offer drama, studio arts, theatre studies, philosophy, psychology, literature, and physical education. These are available to VCE students as well as selected Year Ten students ready to access VCE. A programs approach to course selection helps students make program choices geared to a wide range of careers.

Our VET programs are carefully designed to improve students’ vocational pathways. They facilitate credit transfer arrangements into TAFE courses or assist students to directly enter the workplace.


Our School program provides:

Our aim is to provide an environment for senior students that caters for all aspects of our students well-being and their academic success. We provide an environment which both fosters academic success and caters for students’ well-being.

Each learning cycle is two weeks in length, 40 sessions per cycle.

Each session is 72 minutes in length and there are four sessions each day.

 
Year 10EnglishPathwaysMathsArt ElectiveTechnology ElectiveElective
SOSE ElectiveHealth and Phys Ed ElectiveElective
Year 11EnglishElectiveElectiveElectiveElectiveElective

Year 10 Elective Program

All students will study two sequential units of English, Mathematics, Science and Pathways. Further semester length units may be selected from the list below.

Leadership and Peer Support are also available as Semester Units. Students wishing to participate will be required to submit an application form and attend an interview.

A complete list and details may be found in the current Year 10 Handbook in the Documents Tab.

 
Health & Phys Ed electivesArt electivesTechnology electivesHumanities electives
Physical Education
Sport Education
Eating Well for Life
Health Education
Art – 2D and 3D
Visual Communication and Design
Drama
Photography
Music
IT Applications
Material Studies
Woodwork
Food Technology
History and Geography
Introduction to VCE Commerce and The Law
Introduction to VCE Geography
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VCE Units Offered

A complete list and details may be found in the current VCE Handbook

Learning AreaUnitsLevels
The ArtsMusic: Group Performance
Visual Communication & Design
Studio Arts (General)
Theatre Studies
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2
3/4
3/4
3/4
3/4
EnglishEnglish
English as an Alternative Language (EAL)
Literature
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2
3/4
3/4
3/4
Health and PEHealth and Human Development
Physical Education
1 & 2
1 & 2
3/4
3/4
MathematicsGeneral Mathematics Further
General Maths Specialist
Mathematical Methods (CAS)
Further Mathematics
Specialist Mathematics
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2


3/4
3/4
3/4
ScienceBiology
Chemistry
Physics
Psychology
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2
3/4
3/4
3/4
3/4
Studies of Society and EnvironmentAccounting
Business Management
History - 20th Century
History - Revolutions
Legal Studies
Philosophy
1 & 2
1 & 2
1 & 2

1 & 2
1 & 2
3/4
3/4

3/4
3/4
3/4
TechnologyIT - IT in Action and IT Pathways
IT - Applications
Product Design and Technology
Food and Technology
1 & 2

1 & 2
1 & 2

3/4
3/4
3/4
LOTEFrench
Indonesian
1 & 2
1 & 2
3/4
3/4