Year 11 Curriculum

The College offers a range of VCE subjects at the Year 11 level. The actual studies which proceed in a particular year is dependent on student demand.

VCE subjects offered at Year 11:

  • English 
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) 
  • English Language 
  • Literature 
  • General Maths Standard 
  • General Maths Advanced 
  • Maths Methods 
  • Biology 
  • Chemistry 
  • Physics 
  • Psychology 
  • Accounting 
  • Business Management 
  • Legal Studies 
  • Economics 
  • History 20th Century 
  • Australian & Global Politics 
  • Philosophy 
  • History Revolutions 
  • Australian History 
  • Geography
  • Health & Human Development (HHD) 
  • Physical Education 
  • Outdoor & Environmental Studies 
  • Visual Communication & Design 
  • Media 
  • Music Performance 
  • Studio Arts 
  • Drama 
  • Theatre Studies 
  • Art 
  • Information Technology 
  • Information Technology Applications 
  • Software Development 
  • Systems Engineering
  • Food & Technology 
  • Product Design & Technology – Wood 
  • Product Design & Technology – Textiles 
  • Chinese First Language 
  • Chinese Second Language 
  • Chinese Second Language Advanced 
  • French 
  • Italian 
VCE subjects that are not available to students at the College may be undertaken through Distance Education Centre Victoria (DECV), Victorian School of Languages (VSL), TAFE, and other private external providers. Students are also able to access VET (vocational) studies through external providers, e.g. automotive studies, hairdressing, hospitality and beauty.

Year 11 Support and Programs
A variety of opportunities for active involvement are offered to our Senior School students for the purposes of support, enhancement, extension, as well as to broaden their horizons and have fun.

Below is a snapshot of additional programs and activities in which our Year 11 students have the opportunity to participate over the course of the year:

All Year 11 students are involved in:
  • Focus Day
  • VCE Head Start Program
  • VCE Holiday Exam Revision Program 
Students in Year 11 have the opportunity to be involved in:
  • Senior School Council
  • GRIP Student Leadership Conference
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Award Seminar (camp)
Support and Academic Programs
  • Brilliant Attitude Self-Leadership Day 
  • Senior School Mentoring Program
  • Monash Scholars Program (students commenced in Yr 10)
  • Melbourne University Kwong Lee Dow Scholars Program
  • International Students Study Hall
  • VCE Careers Expo
Committees and Clubs
  • Fundraising Committee
  • Community Arts Council
  • School Magazine Committee
  • Chess Club
  • Book Club
Sport and Outdoor Recreation
  • Swimming Teams
  • Athletics Teams
  • Round Robin Sport
  • Senior Athletics & Swimming Carnivals
Performing Arts and Music
  • GWSC Tech Crew
  • School Production
  • Music Ensembles
  • Music Camps and Festivals
  • Battle of the Bands/li>
  • Glenny’s Got Talent
Public Speaking
  • Interschool Debating
  • VCAA Plain English Speaking Awards
  • WorldMUN
  • Constitutional Convention, YMCA Youth Parliament
Year 11 students are invited to participate in the following competition and scholarship programs:
  • Westpac Australian Maths Competition
  • Melbourne University Maths Competition
  • ICAS Science Competition
  • Write Now English Writing Competition
  • Evatt Trophy Competition