Senior School

​​​​​​​​​The senior school journey for our students begins in Year 10. During that year our students begin to make subject selections which are indicative of their likely pathways in Years 11 and 12 and beyond, based on their career aspirations.

To assist with this process, we run a very successful Careers Week during which time our students’ employment skills are further developed and detailed information about our Year 11 and 12 subject offerings is made available.

Senior Subject Choices at Chisholm Catholic College (2019/2020)

Chisholm Catholic College offers a wide variety of options for our students to ensure that each individual is able to pursue a pathway which is relevant to their career choices as well as their interests and abilities.

In making their choices, students may select a pathway which leads to tertiary study or one which may include a significant number of vocational educational certificate courses. We provide our students with the flexibility to be able to undertake an ATAR pathway, certificate courses and also have access to school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.

Information regarding the New Senior System can be downloaded here​.

Below are our subject and certificate offerings in the senior years:

​​Year 10 Subjects 

​​​​​​​Please see Year 10 Subject Handbook​ for detailed information for each subject.​

CORE SUBJECTS
​ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
Religious Education
Theory of Knowledge (Religion)
English
Essential English
Mathematical Methods
General Mathematics
Essential Mathematics
Health and Physical Education
Accounting
Ancient History
Business Education
Design Technologies
Digital Solutions
Drama
Economics
Film Television and New Media
Food and Nutrition
Geography
Health Education
Hospitality (Introduction to)
Industrial Graphics
Legal Studies
Manufacturing (Introduction to Furniture Making)
Modern History
Music
Physical Education
Science - Biology
Science - Chemistry
Science in Practice
Science - Physics
Specialist Mathematics
Textile and Fashion Technology
Visual Art


Year 11 and 12 SUBJECTS

Please see Senior Subject Handbook​ for detailed information for each subject.
MATHEMATICS
General
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics

Applied

  • ​Essential Mathematics

Short Course

  • ​Numeracy
TECHNOLOGIES
General
  • ​Design
  • Digital Solutions
  • Food & Nutrition
Applied
  • ​Engineering Skills
  • Fashion
  • Industrial Graphics Skills

ENGLISH
General
  • English
  • Literature
Applied
  • ​Essential English
HEALTH and PHYSICAL EDUCATION
General
  • ​Health
  • Physical Education
Applied
  • ​Sport & Recreation
HUMANITIES
General
  • Accounting
  • Ancient History
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Philosophy & Reason
  • Study of Religion
Applied
  • ​Religion & Ethics
SCIENCE
General
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Applied
  • Science in Practice
THE ARTS
General
  • Drama
  • Film, Television & New Media
  • Music
  • Visual Art
LANGUAGES
General
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
​​VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING
Applied​
  • ​Diploma in Business
  • Certificate III in Business
  • Certificate III Screen & Media
  • Certificate III Music Industry
  • Certificate III Fitness (includes Cert II Sport & Recreation)
  • Certificate II Hospitality
  • Certificate II Tourism
  • Certificate II Visual Art
  • Certificate II Furniture Making Pathways
  • Certificate III Health Services (includes Cert II in Health Support Services & Cert II in Community Services)