Prerequisites

If students do not meet the prerequisite in Semester 1 of Year 10, they are not able to select the course via our ONLINE COURSE SELECTION PROCESS. However, an interview with a member of the course counselling team can be arranged for the beginning of Term 3. For the course selection timeline please click HERE.

Course Prerequisite
Religion & Life ATAR 65% in Religious Education as well as 60% in Mainstream English or 50% in Extended English
Accounting and Finance ATAR No prerequisites
Desirable, an A grade in General Applied Mathematics or C grade in General Mathematics and 50% in exam
Applied Information Technology ATAR None
Biology ATAR Required: Minimum C grade in Year 10 Advanced Science or B in General Science.

Recommended: Minimum C grade in Year 10 Advanced Science or A in General Science

Chemistry ATAR Required: Minimum C grade in Year 10 Advanced Science or A grade in General Science with excellent results in all Chemistry assessments.

Recommended: Minimum B grade in Year 10 Advanced Science. Similar results in Year 10 Extended Mathematics course.

Children, Family and The Community ATAR B in Mainstream English or C in Extended English
Chinese: Second Language ATAR 65% or a B in Extended Chinese and apply to SCSA for permission complete a LOTE course via the application form which can be found HERE.
Design ATAR 60% in Mainstream English and B in Design or Visual Arts
Drama ATAR 60% in Mainstream English
Economics ATAR 60% in the Economics topic within Year 10 Social Sciences.
English ATAR 60% in English Mainstream Coursework and Semester 1 Examination or 50% in English Extended Coursework and Examination.

Successful completion of OLNA

French: Second Language ATAR 65% or a B in Extended French and apply to SCSA for permission complete a LOTE course via the application form which can be found HERE.
Geography ATAR 60% in the Geography topic within Year 10 Social Sciences.
Human Biology ATAR Required: Minimum C grade in Year 10 Advanced Science or B in General Science.
Recommended: Minimum C grade in Year 10 Advanced Science or A in General Science.
Italian: Second Language ATAR 65% or a B in Extended Italian and apply to SCSA for permission complete a LOTE course via the application form which can be found HERE.
Literature ATAR 65% in Year 10 English Extended or 80% in English Mainstream.
Mathematics Applications ATAR Any grade from Extended 2 Mathematics OR B grade from General Mathematics
Mathematics Methods ATAR Any grade from Extended 1 Mathematics or B grade from Extended 2 Mathematics
Mathematics Specialist ATAR C grade from Extended 1 Mathematics or A grade from Extended 2 Mathematics
Media Production & Analysis ATAR 60% in Mainstream English
Modern History ATAR 60% in the History topic within Year 10 Social Sciences.
Music ATAR 60% in Mainstream English
Students will need to show good practical skills  equivalent to AMEB Grade 5 by the end of Year 10.
It is an expectation that students will be engaged in an instrument lesson in Year 11/12.
Physical Education Studies ATAR Required: B grade in Year 10 Physical Education and General Science

Recommended: Shown potential in all aspects of the Year 10 Physical Education Studies or Sport Recreation courses

Physics ATAR Required: Minimum C grade in Year 10 Advanced Science or A in General Science with excellent results in all Physics assessments.
Recommended: Minimum B grade in Year 10 Advanced Science. Similar results in the Year 10 Extended Mathematics course.
Politics and Law ATAR 60% in the Politics and Law topic within Year 10 Social Sciences.
Visual Arts ATAR 65% in Mainstream English and B in Year 10 Visual Arts or Design
Course Prerequisite
Religion & Life General Nil
Applied Information and Technology General Nil
Business Management and Enterprise General Nil
Children, Family and the Community General Nil
English Foundation Nil
English General 50% in Mainstream or Enrichment English and at least a category 2 in OLNA
Food Science and Technology General Nil
Human Biology General Nil
Mathematics Essential General Nil
Mathematics Foundation Only accessible to students who are yet to achieve the WACE Numeracy requirement.
Media Production and Analysis General Nil
Music General Students will need to show satisfactory practical skills equivalent to AMEB Grade 2 by the end of Year 10
Physical Education Studies General Nil
Psychology General Nil
Visual Arts General Nil

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