Rosehill’s values of Learning, Initiative and Respect and an emphasis on each student functioning as an individual in attaining excellence are key in providing the students with access to a broad, comprehensive academic program, as well as offering them the opportunity to enhance their creative and practical aspirations.
The central aim of all curriculum, what is taught and how it is taught, at Rosehill Secondary College is to improve student outcomes. The Year 10 curriculum structure for 2013 has been designed to reflect this central aim.
Rosehill Secondary College offers the opportunity for Year 10 student to commence their VCE studies during Year 10 through the Enhancement Program. Students who have performed well academically, shown sound organisational and management skills, had a good attendance and punctuality record and an ability to work independaently, and meet all deadlines will be recommended to apply for the Enhancement Program. If a student undertakes this sequence it will take the place of two ELECTIVES.
Choosing your subjects for VCE can be both exciting and challenging. There are many pathways that you will have in mind for your future. The choice of subject can limit your chances in some directions but open up unexpected opportunities in others. This information provides the details of the VCE subjects that are offered at Rosehill.
The Victorian Certificate of Education is generally a two year program of study which includes Year 11 and 12. Each school year is divided into two semesters and students are required to study units of work at both levels. The VCE units have been designed by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). At Rosehill Secondary College, Year 11 students are required to study twelve units (six per semester) and at Year 12 ten units (five per semester). Units 1 and 2 can be completed as single units however; Units 3 and 4 must be studied as a sequence.