Senior Years (VCE & VCAL)

Senior Students (Year 11 and 12) have two distinct pathways at Staughton College.

Senior Students (Year 11 and 12) have two distinct pathways at Staughton College.

The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is for students wishing to pursue further study at a tertiary level. This pathway allows for students to select subjects that they will succeed in, and also assist with University or TAFE entry.

The second is the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL). This pathway prepares students looking to obtain an apprenticeship through the development of study and work skills relevant to their trade.  The VCAL program prepares students for work with a focus on WorkSafe procedures.

VCE (Victorian Certificate of Education)

At Staughton we offer a range of subjects across the Arts, Humanities, Maths, Sciences, Technology and Health & PE areas. To support students through their VCE, students are linked with their learning coordinator who provides support for students in their learning progress. Year 11 and 12 students are offered a range of academic skill programs that provide students with valuable insight and skills to succeed in their VCE. In preparation for exams, students are given the opportunity to attend external revision lectures to help ensure high levels of confidence and understanding  at this critical time in their education.

VCE subjects at Staughton College include:

Year 12

Year 11

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • English Language
  • Further Maths
  • French
  • Food Studies
  • Geography
  • Health & Human Development
  • Australian History
  • Information Technology
  • Literature
  • Legal Studies
  • Maths Methods
  • Media Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Studio Art
  • Visual Communication Design

 

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • English Language – new
  • French
  • Food Technology
  • Geography
  • General Maths
  • Health & Human Development
  • 20th Century History
  • Information Technology
  • Literature
  • Legal Studies
  • Maths Methods
  • Media Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre Studies
  • Textiles
  • Visual Communication Design

VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning)

The VCAL program is a senior secondary certificate that provides students with literacy, numeracy and practical work-related experience that are valuable skills in their career pathway.

The VCAL program is a great choice for ‘hands-on’ learners who are interested in going to TAFE, completing an apprenticeship or would like to go straight into the workforce after finishing school.

The VCAL program has four curriculum areas, called strands. These strands are:

  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Industry specific skills (VET and SBAT)
  • Work related skills
  • Personal development skills.

VCAL units are designed to develop and assess the skills of students through different strands of the course. Each unit is 100 hours in length and contains accredited learning outcomes that must be completed in order to meet the requirements of the course. The completion of each unit contributes one credit towards the certificate at the appropriate award level.

At Staughton College the Personal Development Skills strand is offered to students via the following electives:

  • Food
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Community Practice
  • Art

We encourage all VCAL and VET students to follow the WEC: Western Edge Cluster facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Western-Edge-Cluster-2333384896980123/ and visit the VET Western Cluster website: http://www.wec.vic.edu.au/

Year Level Coordinators

Year Level Coordinators are assigned to each year level and their role is to assist all students in their year level to achieve success in all areas of student life. These duties include monitoring students’ academic achievement, attendance and compliance with the expectations of the college. For further information please contact your child’s relevant Year Level Coordinator.

Year Level Coordinators

Year Level Coordinators are assigned to each year level and their role is to assist all students in their year level to achieve success in all areas of student life. These duties include monitoring students’ academic achievement, attendance and compliance with the expectations of the college. For further information please contact your child’s relevant Year Level Coordinator.

Learning Coordinators

Learning coordinators assist students in reaching their full potential and in meeting the Staughton expectation of success. They do this through the provision of extra support in and out of the classroom in organisation, time management, focus and motivation.

Katie Del-Re:

Katie.Del-Re@education.vic.gov.au 

Erin Baker:

Erin.Baker2@education.vic.gov.au

Anushka Vowels:

Anushka.Vowels@education.vic.gov.au