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:

English Electives

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


  • French;
  • Mandarin


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

Physical Education

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


  • 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

The Arts

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

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


  • Information Technology: Computer Programming;
  • Design Technology; Food Studies


  • French;
  • Mandarin


  • Introduction to Philosophy


  • Psychology


Here is a link to the Department of Education and Training Victoria’s Parent Payments Policy.  This Parent Payments Policy outlines the ways in which school councils can request financial contributions from parents and ensures that parent payment practices in schools are consistent, transparent and that all children have access to the Curriculum.

The College 2022 Parent Payment Arrangements for Year 9.

The College 2022 Parent Payment Arrangements for Year 10.


click here to access the Year 9 Course Guide

click here to access the Year 10 Course Guide

click here to access the Year 9 Booklist

click here to access the Year 10 Booklist