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Senior curriculum

Preparing for the Higher School Certificate

Year 11 and 12 students follow a curriculum that is determined by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA). NESA required students to study a minimum of 12 units in Year 11 and 10 units in Year 12. Further information can be found on the NESA Website.

HSC Course Booklet

More information about the courses on offer and their assessment schedules can be found in the HSC Course Booklet

Below is a list of all the subjects we can offer Preliminary and HSC students.

2 Unit Category A subjects

Selecting these subjects entitles a student to receive an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

  • Agriculture
  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Community College of Foreign Languages
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English Advanced
  • English Standard
  • Food Technology
  • Geography
  • Industrial TArts Timber
  • Information, Processes and Technology
  • Investigating Science
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Standard
  • Modern History
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Society and Culture
  • Studies of Religion
  • Textiles and Design
  • Visual Arts

2 Unit Category B Subjects  

Selecting 2 or more of these subjects will award students with a Higher School Certificate (HSC).

  • English Studies (ATAR option available)
  • TVET (TAFE Vocational Education & Training)
  • Construction (VET)
  • Hospitality (VET)

2 Unit Content Endorsed Courses

  • Sports Lifestyle and Recreation Studies
  • Exploring Early Childhood

1 Unit Courses

Selecting these subjects entitles a student to receive an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Students must complete the appropriate prerequisite course in order to access these. For more information please see the NESA website.

  • Mathematics Extension
  • English Extension
  • History Extension