The Year 9 Handbook                       The Year 10 Handbook
           (to assist students in choosing 2018 courses)       (to assist students in choosing 2018 courses)
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Year 9 Core Subjects:

– English / English as an Additional Language
– Mathematics
– History, Geography, Economics, Civics & Citizenship (Humanities)
– Science
– Personal Development

In addition to completing Year 9 Core Studies, students will select elective units each Semester from the subject areas of: English/EAL, Languages, The Arts, Health and Physical Education and Technology.


Year 9 Elective Subjects offered in 2018:

English Electives Languages The Arts
English as an Additional Language French Visual Communication and Design Graphics
The Agora: Analysis & Inquiry Chinese Art and Ideas
Empowering Literacy Sculpture
Moving Images
Drama On Stage
Drama Off Stage
Music: Song Writing
Music: Arrange, Perform, Record
Technology Physical Education Year 9 Special Activities
Computers, Media and Publicity Racquet Sports Personal Responsibility
Product Design and Technology Football Sports Global Citizenship
Food Around the World Stick and Ball Sports Digital Citizenship
Kids in the Kitchen Handball Sports Community Connection
 Arduino Prototyping Individual Sports Environmental Awareness
 Sketch-up School Community
Making Money
Culture Through Media
World Religions in Context
Ancient History
Religion Around the World
Melbourne: Past, Present and Future

Year 10

The Year 10 Program has been specifically designed to ensure that students receive an excellent academic grounding in core subjects as well as empowering them to select electives that support their desired pathway.
Year 10 Core Subjects:

  • English / English as an Additional Language (EAL) / Effective English
  • Mathematics / Foundation
  • Science
  • Humanities / Humanities EAL
  • Health and Physical Education

The electives offered at Wellington Secondary College provide a diverse choice for students, giving them the flexibility to pursue their interests and include a VCE Unit 1and 2 units that are offered by the College in a large number of study designs, subject to approval.

The College also offers accelerated Mathematical Methods to selected students.

See the Senior School Handbook for the complete range of VCE subject choices.

Year 10 Electives:

The Arts Languages Humanities
Drama – Performance Making French Introduction to Philosophy
Media – Video Production Mandarin
Creating & Performing Music
Compose Yourself
Studio Arts – 10
Visual Communication Design – 10
Art & Design 1
Art & Design 2
Technology Science
Information Technology – Computer Programming Psychology
Design Technology
Food Studies