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Year 10 Overview

year 10 2017

Pastoral Care

The Year 10 Pastoral Care program centres around the development of Wellbeing, Positive Education and the development of the AHS Graduate Qualities. 

Students will develop their character strengths and learn to use these to maximise their learning, relationships and wellbeing. The Year 10 students will participate in resilience training and focus on building 'grit'.

The SACE unit, Personal Learning Plan, forms the core of the Year 10 Pastoral Care program.

The students focus on the capabilities of the learning standards including Citizenship, Learning, Work, Communication and Personal Development. Throughout the year the students complete the 4 tasks tasks of the Personal Learning Plan. This includes assessment tasks based on their goal setting, career investigation, subject selections and pathways.

There is a strong focus on well being in the Year 10 Pastoral Care program.  This includes study skills, learning styles and physical and emotional wellbeing. 

Subject Choice for Year 10 in 2017

The Year 10 course is set out below.

The curriculum at Year 10 offers a wide range of choice for students. There are opportunities to undertake some SACE subjects.

Special Language students are required to continue with their study of two languages other than English and all other students with at least one language other than English.

Students study:

  • English - full year
  • Mathematics - full year
  • Science - full year
  • Language 1 - full year
  • Language 2 - full year (Compulsory for Special Interest Language students)
  • HPE - 1 semester

There is a range of subjects which students may chose from under a number of Learning Areas. They are as follows:

  • Subjects offered in Society and Environment include: History, Geography, Business & Enterprise.
  • Subjects offered in The Arts include: Visual Arts, Drama, Music, Computer Art, Design, Theatre Production.
  • Subjects offered in Design & Technology include: Construction Metal, Construction Wood, Electronics & Robotics, Photography, CAD & Graphics, Word Processing, Multimedia, Clothing & Textiles
  • Subjects offered in Health/PE include: Physical Education, Food & Nutrition, SAPOL Youth Leadership, Outdoor Education, PE- Cricket, PE-Rowing.
  • Students wanting to study Specialist Mathematics or Mathematical Methods will study an extra unit of Mathematics at Year 10.

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