Students have many opportunities to develop skills and abilities to pursue their studies and future pathways in the Senior School. Some of these are:
University of SA Program
Year 12 students have the opportunity to study an enhanced program in Physics, Chemistry and Specialist Maths at the Mawson Lakes Campus of UniSA. The program aims to assist the transition between school and university.
Course work is enhanced by the involvement of guest lecturers, access to some facilities and individual assistance through the peer tutoring scheme.
Under the Peer Mentoring program, university students work alongside staff to provide tutorial support and act as positive role models to encourage students to consider transitioning to tertiary study.
Year 10 students are based for three days in a city classroom from which they undertake a series of cultural activities and vocational excursions.
This program broadens students’ understanding of work and further study options to help them plan appropriate SACE subject selection.
This program comprises of a unit of Careers and Lifestyle at Year 10, and two units of Integrated Studies at Year 11.
Pathways assists students to develop skills to successfully manage their studies and balance personal, social and working life.
Students evaluate labour market information and resources to develop a personal transition plan towards their chosen career. Work experience at each year level is part of the program and Driver Education is a component of the Year 11 course