YEAR 11 AND 12

WELCOME TO YEAR 11 AND 12

 

We offer an extensive range of VCE subjects, the VCAL certificate as well as an excellent selection of Vocational Education and Training units (VET). Our College caters for the diverse needs of all students;  those wishing to go to University, those who want to attend a TAFE College, those aiming at an apprenticeship or traineeship and those seeking employment.

V.C.E. SUBJECT SELECTION

 

All subjects offered at Year 11 (Units 1 & 2) and Year 12 (Units 3 & 4) unless indicated otherwise.

  • Art

  • Biology

  • Business Management

  • Chemistry

  • Drama

  • English   

  • Food Studies

  • Health and Human Development 

  • History  

  • Mathematics – General 

  • Mathematics – Further 

  • Mathematics – Methods 

  • ​Media

  • Outdoor and Environmental Studies

  • Physical Education

  • Physics

  • Product Design & Technology   

  •     -     Engineering

  •     -     Metal

  •     -     Wood

  • Psychology

  • Systems Engineering

  • VCE VET Sport and Recreation

  • Visual Communication and Design 

ASSESSMENT
 
YEAR 11 (UNITS 1 & 2)

 

School Assessed Coursework/Task  (SAC or SAT)– a section of work completed by a student that is graded by the class teacher.  For a satisfactory completion of a unit a student must satisfactorily complete all SACs and SATs.  This will also apply to VCAL students.

YEAR 12 (UNITS 3 & 4)

 

In addition to the above SAC or SAT , Students are required to undertake  end of year examinations in all VCE subjects. These are an external assessment conducted by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authoirty.

V.E.T. SUBJECTS

 

Vocational Education and Training in Schools is directly job related and competency based. These courses are good for people who like study that is practical and hands on.    VET subjects can allow VCE students to blend general studies with vocational education – keeping employment and training options open while also providing ATAR contributions for university entrance.  VET subjects also contribute to VCAL learning programs.

V.E.T. SUBJECT SELECTION

  • Automotive  Studies  

  • Health Services Assistant       

  • Hospitality (kitchen Operations)

  • Information, Digital Media and Technology

  • Salon Assistant

  • Sport and Recreation

V.C.A.L. SUBJECT SELECTION

  • Literacy        

  • Numeracy     

  • Personal Development

  • VET Units of Study

  • Work Placement

V.E.T. ASSESSMENT

 

Assessment of outcomes and competencies for completion of VET modules for VET Certification need to follow specified requirements in the particular vocational area as outlined in Industry Documents.

CAMPS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Year 12 V.C.E. Camp at the start of the year in preparation for Year 12 and the final year of school  -  Melbourne.

  • Various Camps associated with Outdoor Education Studies

  • Other excursions and activities are based on subject selection

Principal :                                    Ellie McDougall
Acting Assistant Principal :       Emma Henry
General Office hours:                8.15 am  to  4.30 pm   Monday to Friday

Ararat College is committed to Child Safety (Ministerial Order No.870) and takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the safety of our students is paramount.