Victorian Certificate of Education

By Years 11 and 12 students have developed preferred areas for their learning. Students are able to tailor a program suited to their needs and career aspirations. The emphasis in Years 11 and 12 is on the pursuit of academic excellence as they study for the Victorian Certificate of Education. The curriculum at Simonds allows students to complete their VCE program over Years 10, 11 and 12.

The VCE Program at Simonds
 

Students will undertake the following in Year 11

  • English Units 1 & 2
  • Religion and Society - Unit 2 Religion & Ethics
  • FIVE (5) VCE studies of your choosing each semester (or 4 VCE studies & one VET study) [Year 11 students may study one Unit 3 & 4 sequence provided certain criteria are met.]

Students will undertake the following in Year 12

  • English Units 3 & 4
  • FOUR (4) sequences of Unit 3 & 4 VCE studies of your choosing (or 3 VCE studies & one VET study
  • Seminar Days for Faith Development and Study Skills

Click here to download our VCE Subject Selection Handbook.

 

 

 

VCE Subjects Offered

 

Unit 1 & 2

Unit 3 & 4

 English

 English

Literature

 Religious Education

Religion & Ethics  (Unit 2)  Texts & Traditions *

 Humanities

History - 20th Century

 History - Revolutions

Languages

 Japanese

Italian

 Commerce

 Accounting

Business Management

Economics

Legal Studies

 Mathematics

 General Mathematics

Mathematical Methods

Specialist Mathematics

  Further Mathematics

Mathematical Methods

Specialist Mathematics

  Sciences

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Psychology

Physical Education

  Physical Education

Health & Human Development

 The Arts

Visual Communication & Design

Media
Studio Arts

Music

 Technology

  Food Studies

Product Design & Technology

* Some subjects may be provided for study at The Academy of Mary Immaculate, Nicholson St, Fitzroy
The availability of a particular unit of study will depend on the number of students choosing the unit and timetable constraints.