Year 10 Course Counselling Handbook 2013

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NAME:

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Year 10

Course Counselling

Handbook

2013



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TABLE OF CONTENTS


PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

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YEAR NM ANa SENIOR S
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MANAdEMENT OF INaIsI
arAi PATetAYS

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PROMOTION
POiICY

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SrMMARY OF sCE REnrI
REMENTS

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MINIMrM REnrIREMENTS

FOR TeE AtARa OF TeE

sCE

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ASSESSMENT

S

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SPECIAiIST SrBgECTS

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EuPECTATIONS

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eANaBOOK EuPiANATION

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tORK EuPERIENCE

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TeE ARTS:



sisual communication



Art



Music



Multimedia



ENdiISe:



iiterature



gournalism



eEAiTe ANa PeYSICAi
EarCATION:



Physical Education



Sport Coaching



eealth



erMANITIES
:



Business Fi
nance



Y Challenge EAdvance)



Popular Culture



sCE Business Management



MATeEMATICS:



sCE deneral Mathematics



SCIENCE:



Psychology



TECeNOiOdY:



Food and Technology



Subjects offered at Year NN and N2



Year NM Subject Selection Sheet



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PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE


It is with great excitement I look forward

to our work together in 2013. I feel
privileged to work with you as you move into your future. You are about to
embark on the next stage of your learning, moving from Middle to Senior
School. This is an exciting time full of possibilities and will be imme
nsely
rewarding if you value the learning, the experience and contribute with a great
deal of hard work! Learning is about curiosity
-

exploring the many aspects of
science, humanities, English, mathematics, the arts and technologies which
are described in
detail in this book will help you make the right choices for
your VCE and VCAL studies in future years.


Our values are
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whatever your dreams may be.




Karen Money

Principal




YEAR 10 and SENIOR SCHOOL

At William Ruthven Secondary College, the Senior School is

comprised of

Years 10, 11 and 12. (Years 11 and 12 are VCE

or VCAL
). Year 10 is an
important first year of senior school as it sets a course for

the future. At Year
10 students need to be able to explore their interests and be given the
learning experiences to make sensible and well informed decisions about their
future direction and studies. The Year 10 program is designed to give
students a wi
de range of subjects and the opportunity to develop their skills
and independence, leadership and responsibilities through their participation
in challenging activities. It also encourages those students who wish to
pursue VCE subjects the opportunity to
do so.

The introduction of the
Australian Curriculum by way of the AusVELS will be facilitated in the core
subjects in 2013.

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MANAGEMENT OF INDIVIDUAL PATHWAYS

The
course
-
counselling

program at William Ruthven Secondary College is
based on the principles of integration and collaboration. The program brings
together the student and the key people in their life and collaboratively, they
identify and analyse the student’s goals, areas o
f interest and academic
ability. Through this integrated approach, the student and key stakeholders
develop a career action plan that is understood, aspirational and achievable.



Students are supported in selecting their Senior School program with a
care
ers counselor. The careers counsellor works with students during all the
planning days and support them through their studies.



Senior School programs at William Ruthven Secondary College are designed
to cater to the individual. Students may be involved
in a variety of alternative
programs such as:




Vocational Education and Training (VET)




Australia School
-
based Apprenticeships (ASBA)




Three Year VCE Programs




Enhancement Studies (University studies)




VCAL Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning


Students will be assisted to select the most appropriate course of study based
on their individual learning needs and career ambitions.


PROMOTION POLICY

The Term One Interim reports will be used to identify ‘students at risk’ of not
being promoted. Year
Level Leaders will prepare a list of ‘students at risk’ of
non
-
promotion. Students and their parents/guardians will be counselled by the
appropriate staff as to the action they could take to improve their performance
and prospects of promotion.


During Ter
ms 2, 3 & 4 progress will be monitored in an on
-
going way by the
Year Level Leaders with the support of the Senior School Leader. The
College will provide every assistance possible to ensure that student
improvement occurs.


Assistance will be individually

tailored and may include regular parent contact,
interviews with careers counsellors, conduct and progress cards, lunchtime
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and after school classes, extra help with organisational and diary skills,
contracts and peer or adult mentoring.


At the end of Te
rm 3, during the course

counselling process for Year 10

students, teachers’ recommendations about the likelihood of the satisfactory
completion of subjects will be sought as guidance on subject choices and
promotion to Yea
r 11
.


SUMMARY OF VCE REQUIREMENT
S

The following information is particularly relevant to those students
choosing to begin a VCE study in year 10.


For all VCE studies, assessment involves a mix of school
-
based assessment
and external examinations, with the external examination contributing

a
maximum of 50% and, in many cases, 66% of the student’s final study score.
In most cases, the school
-
based assessment is referred to as School
-
Assessed Coursework (SAC) but in studies in which a folder of work is
accumulated throughout the year (Art, De
sign Technology, Food Technology,
Media, Studio Art and Visual Communication & Design, etc.), this work is
referred to as a School
-
Assessed Task (SAT).


For School
-
Assessed Coursework (SAC), tasks will generally be completed in
class time and there will be

no drafting of work submitted for assessment, as
has been the case in the past. The marks achieved by the students in their
SAC will be forwarded to VCAA and will contribute to the final study score.
However, these will be statistically moderated against
the examination results
of the total school cohort in that study.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD
OF THE VCE

The minimum requirement is the satisfactory completion of 16 units, which
must include:




3 units from the English group, with at least one unit

at Units 3 and 4
level.



At

least three sequences of Units 3 and 4 studies other than English,
which may include any number of English sequences once the English
requirement has been met.


The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) advises that for t
he
calculation of a student’s Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR),
satisfactory completion of both Units 3 and 4 of an English sequence is
required.

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ASSESSMENT

Satisfactory completion of a Unit

Each VCE Unit includes two to four Learning
Outcomes. An S will be awarded
for satisfactory completion of a Unit when a student demonstrates
achievement of all outcomes. This decision will be based on the teacher’s
assessment of the student’s overall performance on the designated
assessment tasks fo
r the Unit. If N is awarded for any outcome this will result
in a failure for the entire Unit.


In accordance with VCAA advice, achievement of an outcome means:




The

work meets the required standard



The

work was submitted on time



The

work is clearly the st
udent’s own



There

has been no substantive breach of rules.


If all outcomes are achieved, the student receives an S for the unit.


A student may not be granted satisfactory completion if:



The

work is not of the required standard



The

student has failed to meet a school deadline for the assessment task,
including where an extension of time has been granted for any reason,
including Special Provision



The

work cannot be authenticated



There

has been a substantive breach of rules including

school attendance
rules.


If any of the outcomes are not achieved, the student receives an N for the
unit.

Where a student has completed work but there has been a substantive
breach of class attendance, the student may be awarded an N.


Assessment of Leve
l of Performance

VCE

Units 1 and 2

These Units are graded on the basis of work undertaken by students in
connection with the learning outcomes, called SACs. This will be part of the
regular teaching and learning program and will be completed mainly in clas
s
time. The school determines grades


VCAA does not report graded results
for Units 1 and 2.


Units 3 and 4

Forms of Assessment:


School
-
Assessed
Coursework

(SAC)



Assesses each student’s overall level of achievement on the assessments tasks
listed in the
Study Design. The Study design specifies a range of assessment
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tasks (e.g. assignment, essay, test, report in multi
-
media format) to assess the
achievement of each of the Unit’s outcomes.



Is part of the regular teaching and learning program



Is completed ma
inly in class time, within a limited time frame


School Assessed Tasks (SATs)



Completed only in Units 3 and 4 in Media, Studio Art,
Art, Visual

Communication
and Design and Food Technology



Designed to assess specific sets of skills for products or models



Tasks that will be teacher

assessed according to criteria set by the VCAA.


Examinations

End of year examinations and/or mid
-
year examinations apply to all Unit 3
and 4 studies


General Achievement Test (GAT)

All students enrolled in a Unit 3 and 4 study w
ill be required to sit the GAT in
that year.

The GAT is administered through
VCAA and

is used to verify student results
by comparing individual GAT, SAC and SAT results. The GAT exam is held in
June each year.


CURRICULUM

At Year 10 the academic program
consists of core and specialist subjects.
Students must do the following core subjects:

CORE

English

4 periods

Mathematics

4 periods

Science

3 periods

Humanities

3 periods


Year 10 Core English and Mathematics

are both design to prepare students
for t
he rigours of VCE and have been designed to deliver the requirements of
the Australian National Curriculum.


Year 10 Core Science

is tailored to suit the needs of our year 10
students,

as
they become fully
-
fledged year 10 students. There is a rotation thro
ugh the
key areas that are outlined in the Australian National Curriculum to give
students a taste of and build the knowledge of the great traditional areas of
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Geology and Physics, each being taught by a
specialist teacher for
one term at a time.


Year 10 Core Humanities

also offers a rotation of subjects within the core.
History makes up one semester in accordance with the requirements of the
Australian National Curriculum, and the other Semester being made up of
geography (
1 term) and civics/commerce
(1 term).


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SPECIALIST SUBJECTS

A total of four specialist subjects must be chosen from the following list


they
are all
semester long units and comprise
3 periods

per week
.

The Arts

Art

Visual Communication

Multimedia


English

Literature



Journalism


Health/PE

Fitness

Health


Humanities


VCE Units 1 & 2 Business Management

Business Finance

Y Challenge (Advance)

Popular Culture


Mathematics

VCE General Mathematics
(Counts as two specialist choices as
it has to be done for the

whole year.)


Science

VCE Units 1 & 2 Psychology


Technology

Food & Nutrition




EXPECTATIONS

Students are expected to take responsibility for their behaviour, working
cooperatively with their teachers and peers in their learning. There is an
expectation
that work will be submitted on time. Attendance is a very
important part of Year 10 and it is expected that if absent
,

a note will be
provided. Students are reminded that the College applies its promotion policy
to all students.



HANDBOOK

The Year 10 Ha
ndbook has been produced to assist students, parents and
teachers to work together to plan for Year 10 and beyond. The aim is to assist
students and their families in choosing a course which is suited to each
individual’s talents and abilities and which wi
ll provide challenge, satisfaction
and success. Students are encouraged to balance their selection of specialist
units in which they already have a strong interest, with unit choices that allow
them to gain some new experiences.

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How to Select an
Appropriate Program

The aim for students is to choose a course that is suited to them as
individuals. When choosing their specialists, students should think carefully
about:



Their interest
s



Their academic strengths and the success they have achiev
ed in the
ir
studies in the past



Breadth of choices



Advice given by careers teacher.

Guidelines



Read through the handbook and decide whic
h subjects you would like to
do



List order of preference
from one to four in each block



VCE Mathematics
, Business Studies and
Psychology each

counts as two
specialists



You can only do a VCE subject if you have been recommended to do so
by your teacher.


WORK EXPERIENCE

In 2012,
all

Year 10 students will complete one week of work experience
placement as part of their Year 10 progr
am. It is expected that all students will
find their own work experience placement. Support will be given to those
students needing to write letters of application, complete introductory testing
and any other requirements to secure a place.


Students wil
l be required to complete the safe@work health and safety
program for secondary school students undertaking work experience. It is
designed to help students improve their knowledge and understanding of
occupational health and safety matters before entering

a workplace. Students
will receive an employers’ evaluation form indicating how well they did, that
can be later used as a reference.


Parents and students are encouraged to begin looking for work experience
places now. Most large companies have work exp
erience calendars that
open a year ahead.


Please contact the careers teacher at the school if you wish to offer work
experience to our students.

It would be much appreciated.

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THE ARTS

The Arts Learning area offer the following specialists for Year 10.



Visual Communication



Drama



Art



Music



Multimedia

YEAR 10
VISUAL COMMUNICATION

This course covers the following areas:



Instrumental drawing



Freehand drawing



Design tasks



Written analysis of visual communication examples

Assessment will be
a

folio following the design process stages
,

exploration of
elements and

principles in folio work,

appropriate media, materials,
technology to generate ideas, observational drawing to aid research, technical
drawing skills, final presentations.

A levy of $3
0.00 is required.


YEAR 10 ART

Creating and making: (Sketchbook, folio work)

This course will use a range of source material to aid student’s visual ideas.
They will trial different ways of using a range of art media to build and refine
their skills and
techniques through observation and practise. There will be the
opportunity to participate in 2
-
D art (painting, drawing, printmaking) as well as
3
-
D studies in paper mache, construction and ceramics.

Students will maintain a sketchbook with visual and anno
tated records of their
processes and show development of skills and techniques.

Art Theory

Contribution to discussion about their own and others’ interpretations of the
aesthetic features of selected art works.

Awareness of the ways that the features of th
eir own art works are connected
to source/s of inspiration.

Written responses in sketchbook

Please note a levy of $30 is charged to cover the cost of art materials
supplied in Art.


YEAR 10 MULTIMEDIA

In this subject students will create a virtual 3D world

that combines sound,
images, text and 3D models. Students will work through and gain an
understanding of all stages of the media design and production process and
will submit a design document to accompany their multimedia product.

Students will create as
sets for their final product using a variety of software
applications such Photoshop, Audacity and Publisher. The final multimedia
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product will be created in the Unity 3D game engine. By working within a
professional game engine students will gain extensiv
e skills and knowledge
relevant to the creative and technical elements of making a computer game.

Assessment will be based on:



Quality of pre
-
production and planning demonstrated through
a game

design document



Ability to demonstrate skills and knowledge in

a variety of software
applications



Student ability to achieve production milestones



The quality of the final multimedia product
.


Please note that s
tudents will need a USB memory stick with a storage
capacity of at least 4 Gigabytes.

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ENGLISH

The English
Learning area offers the following specialists for Year 10.



Literature



Journalism

YEAR 10
LITERATURE

The course will enable students to develop responses to a wide range of
literature from the classics to contemporary texts.


In this

unit students will ex
plore the following essential question:



How are the structures and features of texts used to construct meaning
and represent the views and values of the author?

Students will explore how literature recreates and explores human
experience. They will respond

to texts in a range of styles including
analytically. There is also the opportunity to develop their own texts.

The unit is designed to provide a preparation for work in VCE Literature.

The texts selected for study will include:



To Kill a Mockingbird



Simp
ly Poetry

by Saddler
.



YEAR 10
JOURNALISM

Journalism is the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues and
trends to inform an audience. In this subject we look at the history of
journalism, the elements of journalism and the different
types of journalism.


We will focus on the basics of writing, interviewing and research


the basics
of any journalist’s tool bag


whether you intend to work in television, online,
radio or print.


We may also have a go at producing part of the School
Magazine.



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HEALTH & P
HYSICAL
E
DUCATION

YEAR 10
PHYSICAL EDUCATION

This subject aims to give students the skills and knowledge that will provide
students with a strong foundation for VCE Physical Education. The theory and
practical aspects of this course

go hand
-
in
-
hand with theoretical components
applied to the practical activities. This course is designed to give students a
basic understanding of the following topics; Fitness components, body
systems, training principles and energy systems.

YEAR 10
SPOR
T COACHING

This subject explores a range of coaching practices and their contribution to
effective coaching and improved performance of an athlete. Students study
various styles and approaches to coaching and apply this knowledge to
practical sessions. Thi
s subject aims to give students a practical insight into
coaching whilst building

leadership and teamwork skills through coaching
peers and facilitating activities for the wider school community.


YEAR 10
HEALTH

This subject aims to give students the skil
ls and knowledge that will provide
students with a strong foundation for VCE Health and Human Development.
Students examine health and development as whole, considering physical,
mental and social dimensions. This course is designed to give students the
ba
sic understanding of the following topics; dimensions of health and
development, mental illnesses, nutrition and health issues in Australia.


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HUMANITIES

The Humanities Learning area offer the following specialists for Year 10.



Business Finance



Y
Challenge (Advance)



Popular Culture



VCE Business Studies Units 1 & 2

YEAR 10
BUSINESS FINANCE

The focus of this subject will be to introduce students to the basic elements
required to understand the operations of maintaining or running a small
business. Th
e ultimate aim of this subject is to better prepare students who
wish to undertake further studies at

TAFE and University levels in accounting
and b
usiness studies. This subject will be based around a practical based
project incorporating the elements of running a small business.

YEAR 10
Y CHALLENGE

(ADVANCE)

This unit is based on understanding the values and motivations of
humanitarian work. It will

look at the history of organisations such as Red
Cross, looking at the principles at which they are based and the range of work
they do. Students will explore the motives of volunteers and research the
range and impact of volunteer work. The unit will loo
k at the values at which
underpin the United Nations and its Geneva conventions and examine how
they are enforced. The students will undertake a volunteer community
placement of 15 weeks and reflect on the effect of their work.

YEAR 10
POPULAR CULTURE


The

globalising world
-

(1945

the present)

This Popular Culture elective aims to give students an understanding of the
nature of popular culture in Australia after WWII. This includes:



The developments in popular culture that most affected Australians e.g.
Te
levision and Rock n Roll.



How the Australian music, film and television industries changed in
Australia



How Australia contributed to international popular culture.

VCE BUSINESS STUDIES


Unit 1 & 2

this is a year 11 subject

Business management is the study
of business concepts, which apply to the
management of organisations. It examines the ways in which people at
various levels within a business organisation manage resources to achieve
the objectives of the organisation. Students develop an understanding o
f the
challenges, complexity and rewards that come from business management
and gain insight into the various ways resources can be managed in small,
medium and large
-
scale organisations.


UNIT 1: Small Business Management

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Small rather than large business
es make up the vast majority of all
businesses in the Australian economy. This unit provides students with the
opportunity to explore the operations of a small business and its likelihood of
success. Topics include:



Classifying businesses according to size
.



The business environment.



Setting goals and measuring success



Ethical and socially responsible management of a small business.

A study of one of these topics: introductory accounting, management of staff,
future development and growth, information and co
mmunications
technologies in small business, introductory legal responsibilities or dynamic
management of small business.


Students spend much of their time exploring the decisions a small business
manager makes when starting up their own business. They
write a business
plan, implement the plan and then evaluate the success of their business.


UNIT 2: Communication and Management

This unit focuses on the importance of effective communication in achieving
business objectives. Students develop knowledge of

fundamental aspects of
business communication and are introduced to skills related to its effective
use in different contexts.

The three topic areas are:



Effective communication for a small business manager.



Managing the marketing process.



Managing the
public relations function.


Assessment for Unit 1 and 2 could include:



Case study analysis



A direct contact report on a small business.



Development of a business/marketing plan.



Planning, implementing and evaluation a small business.

Essay



Tests/Exam



Analy
tical exercises
.

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MATHEMATICS


The Mathematics Learning area offer
s

the following specialist

s
ubject

for Year
10.



VCE
General Mathematics

Units 1 & 2



this is a Year 11 VCE subject.

VCE
GENERAL MATHEMATICS

Unit 1 & 2

this is a year 11 subject
.

Students
wishing to do this subject should be exceptionally good at
mathematics. Teacher and parent approval is needed before this subject
choice is approved.

The aim of offering this course is to provide students with a VCE Mathematics
in addition to the normal Y
ear 10 core Mathematics.

Those students intending to do Mathematics Methods in Year 11 should
consider this subject.


Areas of Study
:

1.

Arithmetic

2.

Data analysis and simulation

3.

Algebra

4.

Graphs of linear and non
-
linear relations

5.

Shape and Measurement

6.

Geometry a
nd Trigonometry
.


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SCIENCE


The science learning area offers the following specialist subject for Year 10:



VCE Psychology Units 1 & 2

this is a year 11 subject.

VCE
PSYCHOLOGY

Unit 1 & 2

this is a year 11 subject.

Psychology is the scientific study of
mental processes and behaviour in
humans. Biological, behavioural, cognitive and socio
-
cultural perspectives
inform the way psychologists approach their research into the human
condition.



Unit 1: Introduction to Psychology

In this unit students are
introduced to the development of psychology from its
philosophical beginnings to a scientific study of the human mind and
behaviour. Students explore the scope of psychology, its specialist disciplines
such as neuropsychology, cognitive, social and human d
evelopmental
psychology, and its fields of application.


Outcome 1

On completion of this unit the student should be able to describe how
research has informed different psychological perspectives used to explain
human behaviour, and explain visual percepti
on through these perspectives.


Outcome 2

On completion of this unit the student should be able to describe a range of
psychological development theories and conduct an investigation into one
stage in the lifespan of an individual.




Unit 2: Self And
Others

In this unit students analyse research methodologies associated with classic
and contemporary theories, studies and models, consider ethical issues
associated with the conduct of research and the use of findings, and apply
appropriate research metho
ds when undertaking their own investigations.


Outcome 1

On completion of this unit the student should be able to explain how attitudes
are formed and changed and discuss the factors that affect the behaviour of
individuals and groups.


Outcome 2

On comple
tion of this unit the student should be able to compare different
theories of intelligence and personality, and compare different methodologies
used in the measurement of these.


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TECHNOLOGY


The Technology Learning area offers the following specialist for

Year 10.



Food & Nutrition

YEAR 10
FOOD & NUTRITION

Year 10 Food Technology is designed as an introduction to VCE Food
Technology and is good preparation for students interested in hospitality.

Topics include:



Chemical and physical properties of all foods.



Planning and preparation of foods.



Safe use of tools and equipment.



Safe food handling practices.


Please Note: A levy of $60.00 is charged to cover cost of ingredients. This
must be paid prior to students participating in the practical classes. Failur
e to
pay this levy will exclude the student from participating in the practical
classes.



GENERAL INFORMATION

ATTENDANCE



Regular, punctual attendance is essential



Attendance at all classes is compulsory

ABSENCES



A note from a parent/guardian is required
to explain each absence



If a student is absent for more than one day, parents are requested to ring
the College to inform the Level Coordinator

LATENESS



Students who arrive late to school must report for a late pass, a note from
a parent/guardian
explaining the lateness should be given to the person on
duty



Students must be on time for each class; lateness disrupts the work of the
class. Persistent lateness will be dealt with by the classroom teacher. If
there is not improvement, the matter will
be referred to the Level
Coordinator.

LEAVING THE SCHOOL D
URING THE DAY



Students are not permitted to leave the school grounds during the school
day without permission



It is expected that where possible, medical, dental and other appointments
are made outs
ide school hours

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HOW TO OBTAIN PERMIS
SION TO LEAVE EARLY



If a student wishes to leave school early, a note must be provided by the
parent/guardian explaining the reason for leaving early and the time the
student needs to leave. This note must be presented

to the Level
Coordinator no later than recess. The Level Coordinator will issue you
with two Early Leaver’s passes.



Before you need to leave, show one pass to your class teacher, keep this
pass. Before you leave the school grounds, bring the other pass
to the
Office and sign the Early Leavers’ book. Leave this pass in the Early
Leavers’ book. If you return to school later in the day, you need to report
to the Office and sign in.

COMMUNICATION BETWEE
N SCHOOL AND HOME

William Ruthven Secondary College be
lieves that communication between
school and home is important in fostering the development of each student.
To this end, the following opportunities have been provided for parents to
meet with teachers:


Interim Report

End of Term 1 & 3


Parent Teacher
Interviews

End of Term 1 & 3


Formal Written Report

End of Term 2 & 4

To inform parents of upcoming events, the College Newsletter is published at
the end of each month and can be found on the College website. The final
Newsletter for each term is poste
d home to families and hardcopies are
available from the General Office.


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eadership

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xcellence
A
cceptance
R
espect
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ow @ WRSC

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LOOKING AHEAD: VCE SUBJECTS OFFERED
AT WILLIAM RUTHVEN SECONDARY COLLEGE


Units offered at year 11


Arts/Humanities


Mathematics, Science & Technology


Accounting

Business
Management

English

Geography

Health & Human Development

History Twentieth
-
Century

Legal Studies

Literature

Media

Physical Education

Studio Art

Visual Communication & Design
*

Biology

Chemistry

Design & Technology

-

Textiles
*

-

Food
*

Information Technology

Mathematics

-

General Mathematics

-

Mathematical Method

-

Further Mathematics (3 & 4)

Physics

Psychology




Units offered at year 12


Arts/Humanities


Mathematics, Science & Technology


Business Management

English/ESL

History: Revolutions

Legal Studies

Literature

Media

Physical Education

Studio Art

Visual Communication & Design *


Biology

Chemistry

Design & Technology: Food

Information Technology: IT
Applications

Mathematics: Mathematical methods

Mathematics: Further Mathematics

Mathematics: Specialist
Mathematics

Physics

Psychology




* Fees will apply in this subject.


NB Subjects will run depending on numbers.

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eadership

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xcellence
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cceptance
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espect
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YEAR 10 SUBJECT SELE
CTION SHEET

Y
EAR
10

S
UBJECT
S
ELECTION
S
HEET
2013


Date Submitted: ______________________


N
AME
:


F
ORM
:



Place the
numbers 1


4 beside the specialist of your choice in order of
preference in each block. If choosing General Maths it must be selected
in both Block A and Block C as it is a subject that runs for the whole
year.


Semester 1






Semester 2



Student’s Signature:
_______________________________________________________


Parent’s Signature:
_________________________________________________________


I acknowledge that some specialist subjects chosen will cost money and I
agree to my child doing these specialist subjects.


Please fill in the above sheet and return it to the General Office.
Students will
be allocated to specialist subjects according to selection sheet priorities.
Priority will be given to those students who return sheets first.


Year 10 students may only choose one VCE subject. If they pick it in Block A,
they must also choos
e it Block C.


Block A



Block
C


Psychology (VCE)



Psychology (VCE)


Business Management
(VCE)



Business Management
(VCE)


General Maths VCE



General Maths VCE


Fitness



Health


Food & Nutrition
($
60)



Food & Nutrition
($
60)


Multimedia ($40)



Multimedia ($40)







Block

B



Block D


Art


($30)



Visual Communication
($30)


Business Finance



Popular Culture


Literature



Journalism


Y Challenge



Sports Coaching