Upper School (10-12)

The diversity of courses at Canning Vale College offers opportunities for young adults preparing for a range of post secondary pathways, including further education, training or employment. There is a strong focus on maintaining and enhancing our ethos which is to meet the needs of young adults.

Studying at the senior level allows students to take greater responsibility for their decisions. Additionally, courses require students to be self-directed in their study and organisation.

Year 10

The Year 10 Curriculum continues to develop broad educational knowledge and skills. Your child’s learning will be focused on the core Learning Areas of Mathematics, Science, English, Humanities & Social Sciences and Physical & Health Education.

In addition, they will be given the opportunity of selecting from a range of Curriculum Extension Programs from the Learning Areas of Technologies, HASS, The Arts, Languages (LOTE) and Physical Education, in order to complete their learning program.

Some of the options offered are:

Technologies: Food Specialisations, Materials & Technologies, Electronic Game Design, Webpage Design & Animation, ICT, Early Childhood Development.
The Arts: Visual Arts, Visual Arts Extension Program (VAEP), Wearable Art & Fashion Design, Digital Art, Circus, Drama, Dance, Media Studies Certificate II in Music
Humanities & Social Sciences: Exploring Business
Languages: Italian, Indonesian
Physical Education: Expedition Sport & Recreation

Please Note: Each Year 10 options course will only operate if they attract sufficient numbers and each option has a COMPULSORY charge.

Year 11 & 12

Below are Canning Vale College Year 11 and Year 12 resources that contains information to help students understand the commitment required and help to decide which courses to study in Years 11 and 12. The options are many and the need for discussions with parents, teachers, counsellors and others is very important.

Parents/Guardians are an important part of this process as they provide the biggest single influence in a student’s choice of direction. Parents and students looking for guidance are encouraged to contact each Head of Learning Area. For further information please contact the VET, Careers & WPL team or visit the careers hub https://canning-vale-college.goodcareers.com.au/

Please note: ALL subjects in Year 11 and 12 attract COMPULSORY charges.

Listed below are a variety of resources to assist in your subject selections: