Senior School

Curriculum Outline

The Senior School at South Oakleigh College comprises Years 10, 11 and 12. South Oakleigh College provides all students with MIPS (Managed Individual Pathway) counselling so as to inform their Senior School subject and Career choices. At the conclusion of senior schooling they are assisted with VTAC applications and the pursuance of their Pathway, be it University, TAFE, Employment or other.

We have high expectations of all our students, encouraging them to perform at their academic best whether they are going to University or accessing other pathways. South Oakleigh College offers a truly innovative VCE & VET Program across the three levels. Years 10 & 11 students study VCE & VET Units 1 & 2 and subjects and Years 11 & 12 students study VCE & VET Units 3 & 4 and subjects.

Apart form Study Scores and ATARs this system offers genuine acceleration and enrichment opportunities for all, as well as an opportunity for students to complete the VCE over three years.

Click here for a link to the Senior School Handbook

VCE Subjects Offered

Accounting Biology Business Management
Chemistry Product Design & Technology English
English – Additional Language Food Studies Modern Greek
History Information Technology IT Software Development
Literature Maths: Further Maths Maths: Maths Methods
Maths: Specialist Maths Media Technology Physical Education
Physics Politics Psychology
Studio Art Systems Engineering Theatre Studies
 Classical Greek Visual Communication & Design  Legal Studies
Business Managment Japanese Health and Human  Development

VET Subjects Offered

  • Interactive Digital Media (VCE VET)
  • Technical Production (VCE VET)
  • Hairdressing Certificate 2
  • Retail Makeup & Skin Care Certificate 2

External VCE & VET Studies

Students may enrol in additional Units not offered by South Oakleigh College through other VCE /VET providers e.g.

Students are allocated a school support staff member and have the study sessions included in their timetable.