Years 11 & 12

During Years 11 and 12 we seek to accommodate the specific learning needs of our students through the provision of the Higher School Certificate, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), Pathways and Acceleration Options. The Pathways option enables students to balance commitments to extracurricular activities with their study commitments by completing the HSC over a longer period of time.

Acceleration is available for those very capable students who may be progressed more rapidly through a course in which they have demonstrated superior ability. A number of students are currently in the Acceleration program. As a consequence, some students may sit for an HSC examination while still in Year 10 or Year 11.For example, a Santa Sabina Year 10 student completed Music Extension 1 and was placed third in the state in this course for the HSC; several students annually complete an HSC Languages course as Year 11 accelerants.

An increasing number of our students take one of the Vocational Education Courses which are offered at the College or provided externally through TAFE.

Year 11 and 12 HSC Courses offered:
Religion, Catholic Studies

Italian Extension

Studies of Religion IJapanese Beginners
Studies of Religion IIJapanese Continuers
English StandardJapanese Extension
English AdvancedMathematics General 
Preliminary English Extension IMathematics 2 Unit
HSC English Extension I & IIMathematics Extension I & II 
Fundamentals of EnglishMusic I 
DramaMusic II 
Ancient HistoryMusic Extension I 
Business StudiesPersonal Development, Health & Physical Education 
EconomicsBiology
GeographyChemistry
History Extension IPhysics
Legal StudiesDesign & Technology 
Modern HistoryFood Technology 
Society & CultureInformation Processes & Technology 
French BeginnersFood Technology
French Continuers  Visual Arts 
French Extension 
Italian Beginners 
Italian Continuers 

Vocational Education and Training Courses available at Santa Sabina include:

  • Business Services
  • Entertainment
IB Diploma Subjects at Santa Sabina College 2018-2019:

Group

Subjects

Level

1

English A1

HL & SL

2

Italian B

French ab initio

HL & SL

SL

3

Economics

History Route 2 (20th Century World History)

HL & SL

HL & SL

4

Biology

Chemistry

HL & SL

HL & SL

5

Mathematics

Mathematical Studies

SL

SL

6

Music

HL & SL

 

 

 

 

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