Warilla High School

Seek, Truth and Knowledge

Telephone02 4296 3055

Emailwarilla-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Subject Selections

Year 11 Subject Selections

The Higher School Certificate (HSC) is a qualification issued by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA).

School students in New South Wales generally work towards the Higher School Certificate or HSC in years 11 and 12. It is the highest level of attainment you can reach at school.

Candidates for the HSC must undertake a program of study comprising at least:

            * 12 units of Preliminary Courses

and      * 10 units of Higher School Certificate Courses

BOTH the Preliminary Course pattern and the HSC Course pattern MUST include:

* at least 6 units of Board Developed courses

* at least 2 units of compulsory English

* at least 3 courses of 2 unit value (or greater)

* at least 4 subjects (including English)

A maximum of 6 units of Science can contribute to the Year 11 pattern of study.

A maximum of 7 units of Science can contribute to the Year 12 pattern of study.

Steps to University for Year 10 Students

Steps to Uni for Year 10 Students (2021 edition)

Subject Compass: online HSC subject selection tool

Top Tips for Choosing HSC Courses

Year 10 presentation

SUBJECTS

Creative Arts

  • Drama
  • Music
  • Photography, Video & Digital Imaging
  • Visual Arts
  • Ceramics
  • Computing Application
  • Visual Design

English

  • English Advanced
  • English Standard
  • English Studies
  • English Extension
  • Japanese Beginners

HSIE

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Ancient History
  • Certificate II in Business
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History Extension
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Certificate III in Retail
  •  Society & Culture

Mathematics

  • Mathematics Standard 1
  • Mathematics Standard 2
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Extension 1
  • Mathematics Extension 2
  • Numeracy

PD/H/PE

  • Community and Family Studies
  • Personal Development/Health/Physical Education
  • Exploring Early Childhood
  • Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation
  • Certificate III in Sports Coaching

Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth & Environmental Science
  • Investigating Science
  • Physics
  • Marine Studies
  • Work Studies

Technology and Applied Science (TAS)

  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways
  • Design & Technology
  • Engineering Studies
  • Food Technology
  • Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Industrial Technology  (Furniture and Timber Product, Metal & Engineering)
  • Textiles and Design
  • Certificate I in Engineering and Statement of Attainment towards Certificate II in Engineering Pathways