Year 12

At Year 12 level, student will be working towards Stage 2 completion of the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). SACE Completion is attained through the completion of 200 credits over both Stage 1(Year 11) and Stage 2.  To qualify for SACE, students must have at least 90 credits at Stage 2 level, this equates to 3 full year subjects in Year 12 and the successful completion of the Research Project. Typically, if students are wishing to go onto further university or TAFE options they must complete 4 stage 2 level subjects as well as the Research Project.

Course Outline

At Stage 2 level students are required to complete the following with a “C” grade or better:

  • Research Project (10 credits)

Students may then choose subjects from other learning areas such as:

  • Arts
  • Business, Enterprise and Technology
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences
  • Cross Disciplinary

Please consult the subject selection website or course handbook for the full list of subjects.

In addition to this students may choose to complete their SACE through Vocational Education and Training (VET). This may include:

  • Doorways to Construction
  • Automotive Studies
  • Other courses through Registered Training Organisations.

Further Education Options

There are special requirements for entry into tertiary courses and the handbook specific to the particular institution must be consulted carefully. This may give information on the required subjects, any prerequisites and/or the ATAR score, which may need to be achieved in order to be accepted into a particular course. Students are advised to seek clarification from University and TAFE handbooks, the SATAC Guide on Tertiary Entrance (see website, SACE Board publications and the current ‘Job Guide’.

Extra Curricula

There are a range of extra curricula activities offered at Year 12 level. These include subject specific excursions, school production, Pedal Prix, Australian Business Week, Peer Support, Sports House Captains, Student Representative Council and much more. For more information refer to the Senior School Curriculum book, or speak to the Year 12 Coordinator.

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