The 2019 Year 9 Handbook                 The 2019 Year 10 Handbook
       (to assist students in choosing 2019 courses)       (to assist students in choosing 2019 courses)
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Year 9 Core Subjects:

– English / English as an Additional Language
– Mathematics
– Humanities – (History, Geography, Economics, Civics & Citizenship)
– 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 2019:

ENGLISH ELECTIVES:

English as an Additional Language; Empowering Literacy; The Agora: Analysis & Inquiry

LANGUAGES:   French; Mandarin
HUMANITIES:

Making Money; Culture through Media; Educare; Word Religions in Context; Ancient History; Religion Around the World

THE ARTS:

Art & Ideas; Visual Communication & Design Graphics; Sculpture; Moving Images; Music: Song Writing; Music: Arrange, Perform, Record; Drama On Stage; Drama Off Stage; Dance

PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

Racquet Sports; Handball Sports; Football Sports; Stick & Ball Sports; Individual Sports

TECHNOLOGY:

Micro:Bit – STEM; Sketch-Up; Computers, Media & Publicity; Product Design & Technology; Food Around the World; Kids in the Kitchen; Product Design: Textiles; Paddock to Plate

YEAR 9 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES:

Personal Responsibility; Global Citizenship; Digital Citizenship; Connection; Environmental Awareness; School Community; Future Leaders

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:

Drama: Performance Making; Media: Video Production; Creating & Performing Music; Compose Yourself; Studio Arts 10; Visual Communication & Design 10; Art & Design 1; Art & Design 2

TECHNOLOGY:

Information Technology: Computer Programming; Design Technology; Food Studies

LANGUAGES: French; Mandarin
HUMANITIES: Introduction to Philosophy
SCIENCE: Psychology