Students begin their senior schooling in Year 10 where they can access a broad range of pathway choices. Our vision for Year 10 is to assist our students in becoming well rounded independent learners.
Students choose five compulsory subjects and five electives over the course of the year. Year 10 students may also do up to two VCE subjects (Units 1 & 2). There is also the option of workplace learning in the VET program (each Wednesday) or undertaking a school based apprenticeship. Students who struggle in the large, structured environment have access to alternative campuses at Connect Ed and Satellite VCAL or part-time programs involving work experience.
Year 10 teachers aim to incorporate real-life work with links to the community with electives such as; Sport Coaching (Horsham West P.S), Dance (Various Horsham Primary Schools), Higher faster (Horsham Aquatic Centre), and Music (School Tours). Students work on meta-cognitive, organisational & planning skills in order to achieve their potential at VCE. They have 30 minutes a week with their learning advisor to develop their learning skills.
Specific support for students is offered via the Year Level Co-ordinators, Student Wellbeing Team and the student’s Learning Advisor. A restorative justice model is adhered to in Year 10 where the focus is on re-building relationships rather than punishment.
Students in Year 10 are giving life skills support through the Learning for Life unit. This incorporates work experience, Melbourne work experience week and various guest speakers and excursions.
We have two Year 10 camps offered; Mt.Buller Snow Trip and the Melbourne Trip. Both of these occur in late July.
The Year 10 office is currently located in the double storey building on the corner of High St North and Dimboola Road. The office can be contacted on 03 5381 7110.