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Senior Years


ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS
All year eight, nine and ten students take English and Mathematics courses five times a week. For students needing more literacy support, target classes with small numbers help progress literacy learning.
DESIGN, CREATIVITY AND TECHNOLOGY
Students have the opportunity to explore their creativity and develop learning skills and knowledge through a range of artistic and technological pursuits; including design technology with wood, metals, plastics and electronics, food and hospitality, 3D & 2D art, print-making. Many of courses provide an opportunity to make use of information and communications technology, made even more dynamic through the 1-2-1 netbook project.
COURSE SELECTION
Learning in the senior part of Chaffey College offers unparrelleled levels of choice and challenge. You can choose to create a course which is highly academic and traditonal or one that has a balance across the disciplines and artisitic, technological, social and ICT rich subjects. Students are assisted with weekly course counselling and one-to-one support.
EXTENSION & FAST TRACKING
Students in later years showing appitude and ability can request to take fast-tracking options at higher levels, and even take a year 11 VCE course at Mildura Senior College. For more information please contact your year level coordinator.
DISCIPLINES AND SUBJECTS
Students are able to choose from a range of contemporary academic, technological, arts and media based subjects. Here is a selection of what’s been offered in the past. For an up-to-date list of subjects offered, check the list in the back of the prospectus or our website :
Media
Geography
History
Business Studies
Enterprise
Peer Mentorship Outdoor Education
Health Physical Education
Agricultural Science
Environmental Science
General Science
Advanced Science
Information Technology
Web-design
Wood technology
Metals technology
Automotive technology
Fashion Design
Textiles technology
Food technology
Hospitality
Painting
Sculpture
Print-making
Photography
Computer Programming
Sociology
Italian
Indonesian
Specialised sport
Drama
Dance
Music Studies
Music Performance
Specialised Math
Literature
School Magazine
Advance Project
Trades @ TAFE
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