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Year 11 Subjects 2015

Students must elect:

  • a minimum of 12 units and a maximum of 14 units including 2 units of English

Local students must elect either Studies of Religion I or II
International students must elect both ESL and English Fundamentals

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Block 1

  • English Advanced 
  • English Standard
  • ESL
  • English Studies (Cat. O)

Block 2

  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics 2 Unit
  • Mathematics Life Skills

Block 3

  • Earth & Environmental Science
  • English Extension (1Unit)
  • English Fundamentals
  • Mathematics Extension (1 Unit)
  • Studies of Religion (1 Unit)
  • Studies of Religion (2 Unit)
  • Society and Culture
  • Textiles & Design
  • Visual Arts (Media)

You may choose 2 x 1 unit subjects in Block 3

Block 4

  • Ancient History 
  • Business Studies
  • Chinese Background Speakers 
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • French Continuers
  • Information Processes & Technology
  • Modern History 
  • Spanish Continuers
  • Visual Arts 

Block 5

  • Biology 
  • Business Studies 
  • Dance
  • Design & Technology
  • French Beginners
  • Geography
  • Japanese Beginners
  • Legal Studies
  • Music 1
  • Music 2
  • PDHPE
  • Studies of Religion
    (2 Unit)
  • Tourism & Events (Cat. B)

Block 6

  • Ancient History 
  • Biology 
  • Economics 
  • Hospitality (Cat B)
  • Japanese Continuers
  • Physics 
  • Studies of Religion 2 Unit
  • Studies of Religion 1 Unit
  • Visual Arts 

Block 7

  • Chemistry 
  • Community & Family Studies
  • Design & Technology
  • Hospitality (Cat B)
  • Italian Continuers
  • Modern History
  • PDHPE 
  • Studies of Religion
    (1 Unit)

Block 8

  • Entertainment (Cat B)


NOTE: All Subjects are Category A except those shown in bold as (Cat B) or (Cat O).

 Block 9

Open High School 

OR

External TAFE Course

 

 Year 11 2015 – Blocking Sheet

When selecting your subjects for 2015:

Choose no more than one subject from each block (with the exception of Block 3 where you may choose any two of Mathematics Extension 1, English Extension 1, Studies of Religion 1 Unit and English Fundamentals)
Follow the guidelines below.

Preliminary/HSC Requirements

Preliminary (Year 11) pattern of study comprising at least 12 units

HSC (Year 12) pattern of study comprising at least 10 units

Both Preliminary and HSC courses must include:

  • at least six units from Board Developed Courses;
  • at least two units of a Board Developed Course in English;
  • at least three courses of two units value or greater (either Board Developed or Board Endorsed Courses); and
  • at least four subjects
  • a maximum of six units from courses in Science (no minimum requirement)

To receive an ATAR:

  • a maximum of 2 units of Category B courses can be included
  • NO Category O courses can be included