To Seek A Worthy Goal - CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

 
To Seek A Worthy Goal - CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
To Seek A Worthy Goal
To Seek A Worthy Goal - CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
MESSAGE FROM
   THE PRINCIPAL                                                                                     CONTENTS

                   Welcome to the 2021 edition of the Clare High School Futures Planning             2021 KEY CLARE HIGH SCHOOL STAFF                           3
                   Handbook. This book contains detailed information about possible subject
                                                                                                     CURRICULUM STRUCTURE                                       4
                   offerings for next year. Whilst every effort will be made to run each subject,
                   the final decision depends on both class size and teacher availability.           LEARNING AT CLARE HIGH SCHOOL                              5
                                                                                                     VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRAINING (VET)                        7
                  Learning at Clare High School is designed to help students develop a broad         SPECIAL OPTIONS (CLASS & UNIT)                             8
                  range of essential skills and knowledge through involvement in a highly
                                                                                                     SUBJECTS
                  structured and supportive educational program. Our curriculum provides
more choice for students as they move from being young adolescents to mature young adults,            English                                                   9
capable of making well-informed decisions about their learning.                                       Health & Physical Education                               14
                                                                                                      Humanities                                                21
Our commitment to teaching and learning goes well beyond the basics of simply teaching facts
                                                                                                      Languages                                                 32
and content. We are committed to building close relationships with all students and parents, and
our common teaching approach is aimed at helping students become lifelong learners who are            Mathematics                                               35
capable of critical thought. We seek to ensure that all our students become well-adjusted citizens    Technologies                                              41
and that they have the capability to positively contribute to the community in which they live.       The Arts                                                  53
                                                                                                      The Sciences                                              63
The learning pathways at Clare High School are aligned with the AC (Australian Curriculum) and
SACE (South Australian Certificate of Education) requirements. At Clare High School we also           STEM                                                      73
ensure alternative pathways for students to undertake School Based Apprenticeships and                Rite Journey & Youth Opportunities                        74
Certificate Courses. These alternative offerings are studied in conjunction with core curriculum
subjects and provide educational pathways to meet the learning interests and abilities of
individual students. Options are outlined within this handbook with further information available    * Please click content above to go directly to that page
from the Vocational Education Coordinator.

This handbook is not intended to be the sole source of subject information for your child. We can
assist you to gather information from a wide range of sources, including teachers, tertiary
institutions, TAFE, Career Centres and other providers of post-school training programs.

I look forward to working with every young person, their family and our teachers to ensure all
students are successful in achieving their chosen career path.

Sharryn Daly

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2021 Key Staff

           Sharryn Daly                         Derek Friedrichs                          Katie Liebelt                          Melissa Jones                           Kylie Alozie                        Kim Maynard
             Principal                         Assistant Principal                     Assistant Principal               Junior Secondary Coordinator          Middle Secondary Coordinator       Senior Secondary Coordinator & VET
sharryn.daly633@schools.sa.edu.au   derek.friedrichs447@schools.sa.edu.au    katie.liebelt326@schools.sa.edu.au       melissa.jones783@schools.sa.edu.au     kylie.alozie276@schools.sa.edu.au    kim.maynard715@schools.sa.edu.au

            Kristy Lewis                        Dan Bradley                             Karen Slattery                       Annasofia Hamilton                         Justin Lodge                       Luke Mensforth
          HPE Coordinator                     Arts Coordinator                   English & LOTE Coordinator           HASS & International Coordinator           Mathematics Coordinator                    IT Coordinator
kristy.lewis290@schools.sa.edu.au    dan.bradley640@schools.sa.edu.au       karen.slattery355@schools.sa.edu.au   annasofia.hamilton169@schools.sa.edu.au   justin.lodge779@schools.sa.edu.au    luke.mensforth612@schools.sa.edu.au

                             Mark McCarthy                          Rebekah Holland                                                               Clay Reid                           Mandy Knight
                    Practical Technology Coordinator           Special Education Coordinator                                           The Sciences & SACE Coordinator        Student Wellbeing Coordinator
                  mark.mccarthy838@schools.sa.edu.au        rebekah.holland125@schools.sa.edu.au                                       clay.reid334@schools.sa.edu.au       mandy.knight523@schools.sa.edu.au

                           Respect                 Achievement                                        Relationships                   Involvement                               Education
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Curriculum Structure                                                                                          Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

          Year 7                                 Year 8                                Year 9                            Year 10                      Year 11 (Stage 1)                Year 12 (Stage 2)

          English                                English                               English                             English                              English

           STEM                                  STEM                            Mathematics                           Mathematics                 Research               Research         Elective 1

        Humanities                          Humanities                                 Science                         The Sciences                Practices               Project

               HPE                                 HPE                            Humanities                     PLP             Humanities
                                                                                                                                                  Mathematics
    Languages (German)                  Languages (German)                              HPE                     HPE                  Elective 3                           Elective 4       Elective 2

Technologies         Technologies   Technologies         Technologies
   (Home              (Design &        (Home              (Design &      Rite Journey            Elective 1   Elective 1             Elective 4    Elective 1
 Economics)          Technology)     Economics)          Technology)
                                                                                                                                                                          Elective 5       Elective 3

                                                                                                                                                   Elective 2
                                                                                                                                                                          Elective 6
  The Arts                                                                                                                                                                                 Elective 4
                       The Arts       The Arts             The Arts
(Performing                                                               Elective 2             Elective 3   Elective 2             Elective 5
                     (Media Arts)     (Music)            (Visual Arts)
   Arts)

                                                                                                                                                   Elective 3             Elective 7      Elective 5
                                                                                                                                                                                          (Optional)

          SACE Compulsory Subjects

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Learning at Clare
                                                                                                               Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021
   High School

The Australian Curriculum

The Australian Curriculum provides a dynamic teaching and learning framework for all schools                 COMPULSORY SUBJECTS                         STUDENT SELECTED SUBJECTS
across Australia. The national curriculum details content, knowledge and skills you are expected to
develop at each year level and within the eight learning areas. At Clare High School, teachers utilise              50 credits                      + 90 credits                 + 60 credits
this flexible structure to plan and respond to student needs and interest in a genuine and
meaningful manner, whilst monitoring and assessing student progress through the Achievement
Standards.                                                                                                 The Personal Learning Plan       Choose and successfully      Choose and successfully
                                                                                                            (PLP) (10 credits)                complete a selection of     complete a selection of
The Australian Curriculum is made up of three interconnected elements: Learning Areas, General             Literacy requirement (20            Stage 1 and Stage 2       Stage 1 or VET subjects
Capabilities and Cross-curriculum Priorities. All aspects of the curriculum are embedded into the           credits) demonstrated from       subjects, recognised VET     worth at least 60 credits in
courses outline in this guide, helping to build transferable skills, knowledge, attitudes and               a range of English subjects       courses, or community       total.
dispositions to support your development into confident, caring and contributing citizens.                  at Stage 1 or Stage 2                    learning
                                                                                                           Numeracy requirement (10                                      Stage 2 subjects are
What Is The SACE?                                                                                           credits) demonstrated from                                    externally assessed by the
                                                                                                            a range of Mathematics                                        SACE Board of South
The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) is a modern, internationally-recognised                subjects at Stage 1 or Stage                                  Australia.
secondary school qualification designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and personal               2
capabilities to successfully participate in our fast-paced global society.                                 The Research Project (10
                                                                                                            credits)
The SACE has evolved to provide you with more flexibility to choose subjects that reflect your
interests, skills, and career goals, using a combination of SACE subjects, vocational education and
training (VET), community learning, university, and TAFE studies.                                        Modified SACE Subjects (Senior School)

SACE subjects are made up of investigations, performances and other assessment tasks to                  Modified subjects are highly individualised subjects in which curriculum and assessment are
demonstrate your skills, knowledge, and personal capabilities throughout the year. Some subjects         designed around development of one or more SACE capabilities and personal learning goals
will have an end of year exam worth a maximum of 30% of the overall grade.                               that are appropriate for the student.

To complete the qualification, you will need to attain 200 credits from a Selection of Stage 1 and       Modified subjects are available for the small number of students with disability whose learning
Stage 2 subjects. A 10 credit subject is usually one semester of study, and a 20 credit subject is       needs cannot be sufficiently addressed through the flexibilities of other SACE subjects and/or
usually over two semesters.                                                                              with reasonable adjustments under the Special Provisions in Curriculum and Assessment Policy.

Please see link below for more information:                                                              Eligible students can complete the certificate requirements of the SACE using one or more
www.sace.edu.au/studying/your-sace/what-is-the-sace                                                      modified subjects.

                                                                                                         Students are eligible to enrol in modified subjects on the grounds of documented or imputed
                                                                                                         disability that results in significant impairment in intellectual functioning and/or adaptive
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Learning at Clare                                                                                        Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

   High School
behaviours, which cannot be addressed through reasonable adjustments under the Special                 Modified Subjects
Provisions in Curriculum and Assessment Policy.
                                                                                                        Modified Subject                        Clare High School Selection
Decisions about a student’s eligibility to enrol in modified subjects must be based on evidence.        English Pathways                        English General
                                                                                                        Mathematics Pathways                    Mathematics General
The decision to undertake a modified subject will be made collaboratively by the student (where         Humanities                              Personal Learning Plan
appropriate), the teacher, parents / carers, and other significant people in the student’s life (eg.                                            Research Practice
agency and NDIS).                                                                                                                               Research Project
                                                                                                        Creative Arts                           Photography
The signed agreement of the student’s parents / carers to the proposed enrolment of the                                                         Design
student in modified subject(s) must be obtained before eligibility is confirmed.                                                                Visual Arts
                                                                                                                                                Music
Refer to the SACE Modified Subjects Policy and resources on the SACE website to support                                                         Drama
decisions about eligibility for modified subjects.
                                                                                                                                                Media
                                                                                                        Scientific Studies                      Agriculture
Eligible students may enrol in the following subjects:
                                                                                                        Business & Enterprise                   Business Innovation
  Business & Enterprise
                                                                                                                                                Work Place Practice
  Creative Arts
                                                                                                                                                Technology
  Cross-disciplinary Studies
                                                                                                        Cross Disciplinary Studies              Integrated Learning
  English
                                                                                                        Society & Culture                       Society & Culture
  Health
                                                                                                                                                History
  Language & Culture
                                                                                                                                                Geography
  Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                Tourism
  Scientific Studies
                                                                                                        Health                                  Health
  Society & Culture
                                                                                                                                                Physical Education
  Personal Learning Plan
                                                                                                                                                Outdoor Education
  Research Project
                                                                                                                                                Child Studies
                                                                                                                                                Food & Hospitality
Details of the learning requirements, possible content and assessment for all modified subjects
are available on the SACE website.
Vocational Education
                                                                                                                   Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021
   Training (VET)

Vocational Education Training (VET) is an optional pathway or experience for students in years 10-      • VET training is not linked to a student’s year level. Therefore, Year 10 and Year 11 (Stage 1) in
12. VET is an internationally recognised term used to describe the education and training                  most cases, students can successfully complete Certificate III level training in the same way that
accreditation, which allow students to explore career pathways and acquire skills and knowledge            Year 12 (Stage 2) students can. However, some courses stipulate only senior students can enrol.
for work.
                                                                                                        Short Courses
By doing VET courses, students are able to access industry developed training packages and gain         Short courses are on offer throughout the year, at various locations, sometimes here at Clare High
accreditation, as well as SACE credits. VET courses are available for students at Clare High School.    School. These include White Card Construction Industry Training, First Aid, Barista (coffee making)
                                                                                                        and Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA). No SACE credits are awarded for completing a short
Students 16 and over can access TGSS funding for recognised VET courses and can complete their          course, unless they are attached to a certificate of training, but may be preferred or required within
training through other alliances, such as various trade-training centres, TAFE SA and a range of        specific workplaces.
private Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). All proposed VET courses are based on training
packages from the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF), the national set of standards           Payment
that assures nationally consistent, high-quality VET training and assessment services.                  Payment is required but there are funding schemes available and there is some funding available
                                                                                                        from the school in certain instances. As part of the enrolment, process families will be advised of
Some VET courses are offered at Clare High School while others are off campus. Locally courses          any out of pocket costs.
are on offer at Riverton & District High School, Burra Community School and Nuriootpa High
School. Training occurs either after school or during a regular weekly training day. All entry-level    School-Based Apprenticeships
courses have prerequisites, such as good literacy and numeracy skills and a desire to learn about       Some senior students prefer to gain SACE credits through the completion of a School Based
and develop skills in the chosen industry. All courses stipulate that regular, full attendance, full    Apprenticeship, should a vacancy arise in an industry of their choice. Potential school based
participation and the completion of set work to a satisfactory standard are required. Some              apprentices have generally completed some VET training and / or work experience in their field of
courses also require the completion of a stated number of hours or shifts of Structured Work            interest. Students can make an appointment to discuss the matter with our regional
Placement in the industry.                                                                              Apprenticeship Broker, who can help prepare interested students by perusing their résumé and
                                                                                                        offering tips and important information.
SACE Credits:
• Certificate I or II level training generally attract Stage 1 credits.                                 2021 VET Courses
• Certificate III level training or higher usually attract Stage 2 credits (Note that Certificate III   The Clare High School Curriculum Guide outlines a variety of VET courses available for students.
   Retail Operations only attracts Stage 1 credits).                                                    However, this list is not exhaustive and there may be new VET courses advertised at different
• Students who complete those Certificate III level training courses which are listed on the SACE       points of the year. Please contact Mrs Maynard regarding any courses you may be interested in
   Board’s VET Recognition Register (given that they contain mostly Stage 2 accreditation) can          that are not included in this guide.
   use this to help generate an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR), required for tertiary
   study entrance.                                                                                      Contact person: Mrs Kim Maynard, Year 11&12 Management and SACE Pathways Coordinator.
• Only one such Certificate III can contribute to ATAR generation.                                      kim.maynard715@schools.sa.edu.au
• The number and level of SACE credits listed below are a guide only, as they are subject to
   change, depending on changes to AQTF training packages.                                              Certificate Courses on offer locally:
                                                                                                        CERTIFICATE III IN FITNESS - Nuriootpa High School
                                                                                                        CERTIFICATE II IN ELECTROTECHNOLOGY - Burra Community School
                                                                                                        CERTIFICATE II AUTOMOTIVE SERVICING TECHNOLOGY – Riverton & District High School
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Special Options (Class and Unit)                                                                              Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

Our aim is to offer the students a diverse curriculum, meeting the individual needs of all students,
preparing them for an independent life beyond school. Students participate in a number of core
subjects Year 7 to Year 12 as well as a range of elective subjects each Semester in the aim of
maintaining a balanced curriculum.
                                                                                                            Open                      Supported               Volunteer             Further Job
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Moving On
                                                                                                          Employment                 Employment                 Work                 Training
With the Special Options Classes, students will have the opportunity to:
 Develop Literacy, Numeracy and ICT.
 Develop skills in independent living.
 Develop skills in community access.                                                                        Independent Living Skills, Personal Interest, Community Access, Wellbeing and Leisure
 Be supported in transitioning to life beyond schooling.                                                                                     Post School Options
                                                                                                  Year 12                                            Cross Curriculum
 Complete the SACE Modified Certificate.                                                                     Stage 2    Stage 2     Stage 2               Stage 2         Stage 2   Stage 2    Stage 2
 Connect with DES (Disability Employment Agencies) or Moving On Programs as they develop their SACE Stage 2
   pathway to a meaningful post school option.                                                    Modified
 Participate in a holistic learning environment including camps, excursions, sports days and
                                                                                                  Year 11     Stage 1    Stage 1     Stage 1       Stage 2         Stage 1 Stage 1  Stage 1     Stage 1
   carnivals.                                                                                                Modified   Modified Modified         Modified       Modified  Modified Modified   Modified
                                                                                                       SACE Stage 1
Curriculum                                                                                               Modified       English       Maths       Health      Research      Health &     Society &    Creative    Science
                                                                                                                                                               Project     Business Ed    Culture       Arts
Curriculum emphasis is placed on:
 English (Literacy and Communication).                                                                                20 credits   20 credits   20 credits   20 credits   20 credits    20 credits 20 credits   20 credits
 Mathematics (Numeracy).                                                                                Year 10                                               Stage 1
 Independent Living Skills.                                                                                                                                     PLP
                                                                                                       Australian
 Community Access & Wellbeing.                                                                        Curriculum
 Work and transition.                                                                                  and SACE
 Personal interests / leisure.                                                                          Stage 1
                                                                                                        Modified
                                                                                                        Year 7-9        English       Maths     Health &   Personal &      Home Ec /      History /   Creative    Science
Mainstream Learning Support                                                                                            (Literacy)   (Numeracy) Physical       Social         Tech        Geography      Arts
Clare High School uses a range of strategies to identify students with learning difficulties in        Australian                              Education Development
mainstream classes and offers support to these students. These strategies include:                     Curriculum                             (Swimming) (Int. Learning)
 Year Level Coordinators closely monitor participation and achievement to identify those students
                                                                                                                      Australian    Australian Australian     Australian   Australian    Australian Australian   Australian
    who are significantly underachieving. Year Level Coordinators work with the student, their                        Curriculum    Curriculum Curriculum     Curriculum   Curriculum    Curriculum Curriculum   Curriculum
    parents and school staff to improve the student participation and achievement and implement
    the One Plan.
 Support and referrals will be implemented as required, accessing support to improve learning                     Subject aligned with SACE
    outcomes for all students.                                                                                     Subject aligned with Australian Curriculum
 School Service Officers support is given in classrooms and implement learning intervention
    programs are offered to support students’ learning.

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English                                              Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

              Year 7 - 10           Year 11                                       Year 12

                                 General English
                                                                              English Literary
          Compulsory Full Year    (Compulsory
                                                                                  Studies
                                    Full Year)

                                                                                  English

                                 Essential English
                                   (Compulsory                                Essential English
                                     Full Year)

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English                                                                                                 Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

ENGLISH                                                                       ENGLISH                                                                           ENGLISH

Year: 7                                   Assessment:                         Year: 8                                      Expository, persuasive writing      Year: 9
Length: Full Year                         Students are assessed using the     Length: Full Year                             and speaking.                       Length: Full Year
Contact Person: Karen Slattery            Australian Curriculum Achievement   Contact Person: Karen Slattery               Text studies, comprehension,        Contact Person: Karen Slattery
                                          Standard.                                                                         analysis, transformation and
Content:                                                                      Content:                                      essay writing.                      Content:
The English curriculum is built                                               English is a compulsory subject that         Critical reading and questioning.   English is a compulsory subject
around the three interrelated                                                 is studied for a full year. The English      Creative        thinking      and   that is studied for a full year, with
strands of language, literature and                                           curriculum is built around the three          application.                        5 lessons per week at Year 9. The
literacy. Together, the strands focus                                         interrelated strands of language,                                                 English curriculum is built around
on developing students’ knowledge,                                            literature and literacy. Together, the      Assessment:                           the three interrelated strands of
understanding and skills in listening,                                        strands focus on developing                 Students are assessed using the       language, literature and literacy.
reading, viewing, speaking, writing                                           students’ knowledge, understanding          Australian Curriculum Achievement     Together, the strands focus on
and creating. The curriculum is                                               and skills in listening, reading,           Standard.                             developing students’ knowledge,
facilitated through genuine real-                                             viewing, speaking, writing and                                                    understanding and skills in
world       contexts,       encouraging                                       creating. The curriculum is facilitated                                           listening,    reading,      viewing,
students to understand and apply                                              through       genuine        real-world                                           speaking, writing and creating.
their learning in meaningful ways.                                            contexts, encouraging students to                                                 The curriculum is facilitated
Students will study a range of texts                                          understand and apply their learning                                               through genuine real-world
that include: novels, short stories,                                          in meaningful ways. Students will                                                 contexts, encouraging students
poetry, plays, films, multimedia texts                                        study a range of texts that include:                                              to understand and apply their
and everyday texts. They will                                                 novels, short stories, poetry, plays,                                             learning in meaningful ways.
continually develop their ICT skills                                          films, multimedia texts and everyday                                              Students will study a range of
and also engage in independent                                                texts. They will continually develop                                              texts that include: novels, short
reading and book sharing activities.                                          their ICT skills and also engage in                                               stories, poetry, plays, films,
Explicit literacy skills are taught and                                       independent reading and book                                                      multimedia texts and everyday
underpin all concepts studied such                                            sharing       activities.      Students                                           texts. They will continually
as:                                                                           demonstrate, present and applying                                                 develop their ICT skills and also
 Recount,         storytelling     and                                       their knowledge and understanding                                                 engage in independent reading
    narrative writing.                                                        in various ways. Explicit literacy skills                                         and book sharing activities.
 Expository, persuasive writing                                              are embedded and underpin all                                                     Students demonstrate, present
    and speaking.                                                             topics covered, such as:                                                          and applying their knowledge
 Text analysis.                                                               Recount,         storytelling     and                                           and understanding in various
 Critical reading.                                                               narrative writing.                                                            ways.
 Creative thinking.
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English                                                                                                   Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

ENGLISH (continued)                     ENGLISH                                                                            GENERAL ENGLISH A & B

Explicit literacy skills are embedded   Year: 10                                     Expository writing and speaking.     Year: Stage 1                            Apply clear and accurate
and underpin all topics covered, such   Length: Full Year                            Text analysis and essay writing.     Length: Full Year                         communication skills.
as:                                     Contact Person: Karen Slattery               Critical reading and questioning.    (20 SACE Credits)
 Recount, narrative and short                                                       Media analysis.                      Contact Person: Karen Slattery          Successful completion of two
    story writing.                      Content:                                     Creative thinking and                                                        units of Stage 1 General English
 Expository, persuasive writing        English is a compulsory subject that          application.                         Preferred background:                   will prepare students for Stage 2
    and speaking.                       is studied for a full year. The English      Drama texts.                         B Grade or higher in Year 10 English    English Literary Studies, Stage 2
 Text studies, comprehension,          curriculum is built around the three         Comparative text response.           (recommended).                          English or Stage 2 Essential
    analysis, transformation and        interrelated strands of language,            Focus on WW1 text links.                                                     English, depending on teacher
    essay writing.                      literature and literacy. Together, the                                             Content:                                recommendation. SACE requires
 Critical reading and questioning.     strands focus on developing                 Assessment:                            In English, students analyse the        all students to undertake a 2-unit
 Creative          thinking      and   students’ knowledge, understanding          Students are assessed using the        interrelationship between author,       sequence in English at Stage 1.
    application.                        and skills in listening, reading,           Australian Curriculum Achievement      text, and audience with an emphasis
 Media analysis.                       viewing, speaking, writing and              Standard.                              on how language and stylistic           All students will complete 1 unit
                                        creating. The curriculum is facilitated                                            features      shape    ideas      and   of English in both Semesters.
Assessment:                             through       genuine        real-world     Additional Charges:                    perspectives in a range of contexts.    Students must achieve a C grade
Students are assessed using the         contexts, encouraging students to           A consumables / excursion fee may      Students are expected to:               or better in order to meet the
Australian Curriculum Achievement       understand and apply their learning         apply to this subject in addition to    Analyse        the    relationships   requirements of the SACE.
Standard.                               in meaningful ways. Students will           the Clare High School Materials and        between purpose, context and
                                        study a range of texts that include:        Service Charges.                           audience in a range of texts.       Assessment:
Additional Charges:                     novels, short stories, poetry, plays,                                               Evaluate how language, stylistic      Students are assessed using the
A consumables / excursion fee may       films, multimedia texts and everyday                                                   features and conventions are        SACE Performance Standards.
apply to this subject in addition to    texts. They will continually develop                                                   used to represent ideas,            Students demonstrate evidence
the Clare High School Materials and     their ICT skills and also engage in                                                    perspectives, and aspects of        of their learning through the
Service Charges.                        independent reading and book                                                           culture in texts.                   following assessment types:
                                        sharing       activities.      Students                                             Analyse how perspectives in their
                                        demonstrate, present and applying                                                      own and others' texts shape         Assessment Type 1: Responding
                                        their knowledge and understanding                                                      responses and interpretations.      to Texts.
                                        in various ways. Explicit literacy skills                                           Create and evaluate oral, written     Assessment Type 2: Creating
                                        are embedded and underpin all                                                          and multimodal texts in a range     Texts.
                                        topics covered, such as:                                                               of modes and styles.                Assessment Type 3: Intertextual
                                         Vignettes, narratives and short                                                   Analyse the similarities and          Study.
                                            stories.                                                                           differences when comparing
                                                                                                                               texts.

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English                                                                                                 Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

ESSENTIAL ENGLISH                                                               ENGLISH                                                                         ENGLISH LITERARY STUDIES

Year: Stage 1                           Stage 1. All students will complete 1   Year: Stage 2                             Create and evaluate oral,            Year: Stage 2
Length: Full Year                       unit of English in both semesters.      Length: Full Year                          written, and multimodal texts in     Length: Full Year
(20 SACE Credits)                       Students must achieve a C grade or      (20 SACE Credits)                          a range of modes and styles.         (20 SACE Credits)
Contact Person: Karen Slattery          better in order to meet the             Contact Person: Karen Slattery            Analyse the similarities and         Contact Person: Karen Slattery
                                        requirements of the SACE.                                                          differences when comparing
Content:                                                                        Preferred background:                      texts.                               Preferred background:
This subject focuses on the             Successful completion of two units      B Grade or higher in Stage 1 Essential    Apply clear and accurate             Successful completion of Stage 1
development of students’ skills in      of Stage 1 Essential English will       English or C Grade or higher in Stage      communication skills.                English, with a B/A Grade average,
communication,       comprehension,     prepare students for Stage 2            1 English.                                                                      and          upon          teacher
language and text analysis, and         Essential     English.    Successful                                             Assessment:                            recommendation.
creating texts. In this subject,        completion of one unit each of          Content:                                 Students are assessed using the
students are expected to:               General English and Essential English   Students will undertake          three   SACE Performance Standards.            Content:
 Develop communication skills          at Stage 1 will prepare students for    aspects within this course:              Students demonstrate evidence          Stage 2 English Literary Studies
   through       reading,    viewing,   Stage 2 Essential English or Stage 2     Responding to Texts.                   of their learning through the          focuses on the skills and strategies
   writing, listening, and speaking.    English, depending on teacher            Creating Texts.                        following assessment types:            of critical thinking needed to
 Comprehend information, ideas,        recommendation.                          Comparative Analysis                                                          interpret texts. Through shared
   and perspectives in texts                                                                                             Assessment Type 1: Responding to       and individual study of texts,
   selected from social, cultural,      Assessment:                             In this subject, students are expected   Texts.                                 students encounter different
   community, workplace, and/or         Students are assessed using the         to:                                      Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts.     opinions about texts, have
   imagined contexts.                   SACE Performance Standards.              Analyse the relationship between       Assessment Type 3: Comparative         opportunities to exchange and
 Identify and analyse how the          Students demonstrate evidence               purpose, context, and audience       Analysis.                              develop ideas, find evidence to
   structure and language of texts      of their learning through the               in a range of texts.                                                        support a personal view, learn to
   varies for different purposes,       following assessment types:              Evaluate how language and              Additional Charges:                    construct logical and convincing
   audiences, and contexts.                                                         stylistic features and conventions   A consumables / excursion fee may      arguments, and consider a range of
 Express information, ideas, and       Assessment Type 1: Responding to            are used to represent ideas,         apply to this subject in addition to   critical interpretations of texts.
   perspectives using a range of        Texts.                                      perspectives, and aspects of         the Clare High School Materials
   textual conventions.                 Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts.          culture in texts.                    Service Charges.                       In this subject, students are
 Create oral, written, and/or                                                   Analyse how perspectives in their                                             expected to:
   multimodal texts appropriate for                                                 own and others’ texts shape                                                  Understand the relationship
   purpose and audience in real                                                     responses and interpretations.                                                 between author, text, and
   and/or imagined contexts.                                                                                                                                       context.

SACE requires all students to                                                                                                                                   (continued over page)
undertake a 2-unit sequence in
English or Essential English at
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English                                                                                               Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

ENGLISH LITERARY STUDIES                                                      ESSENTIAL ENGLISH
(continued)
                                                                              Year: Stage 2                              Analyse the role of language in
 Analyse how ideas, perspectives,     Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts.     Length: Full Year                           supporting             effective
  and values are represented in        Assessment Type 3: External.           (20 SACE Credits)                           communication.
  texts and how they are received      Assessment                             Contact Person: Karen Slattery             Create oral, written, and
  by audiences.                         (a) Comparative Text Study.                                                       multimodal       texts      that
 Analyse and compare texts,            (b) Critical Reading Examination.     Preferred background:                       communicate information, ideas,
  through the identification of the                                           Students must have successfully             and perspectives for a range of
  structural, conventional, and        Additional Charges:                    completed a Stage 1 English course.         purposes.
  language and stylistic features      A consumables / excursion fee may
  used by authors.                     apply to this subject in addition to   Content:                                  Assessment:
 Use evidence to develop,             the Clare High School Materials        Students will undertake          three    Students are assessed using the
  support, and justify a critical      Service Charges.                       aspects within this course:               SACE      Performance    Standards.
  interpretation of a text.                                                    Responding to Texts.                    Students demonstrate evidence of
 Develop analytical responses to                                              Creating Texts.                         their learning through the following
  texts by considering other                                                   Language Study.                         assessment types:
  interpretations.
 Create oral, written, and/ or                                               In this subject, students are expected    Assessment Type 1: Responding to
  multimodal         texts      that                                          to:                                       Texts.
  experiment with stylistic features                                           Extend communication skills             Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts.
  by using and adapting literary                                                  through       reading,     viewing,
  conventions.                                                                    writing, listening, and speaking.
 Express ideas in a range of modes                                            Consider and respond to
  to create texts that engage the                                                 information,        ideas,     and
  reader, viewer, or listener.                                                    perspectives in texts selected
                                                                                  from social, cultural, community,
Assessment:                                                                       workplace, and/or imaginative
Students are assessed using the                                                   contexts.
SACE      Performance    Standards.                                            Examine the effect of language
Students demonstrate evidence of                                                  choices,      conventions,     and
their learning through the following                                              stylistic features in a range of
assessment types:                                                                 texts for different audiences.

Assessment Type 1: Responding to
Texts.

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Health & Physical Education                    Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

       Year 7-9            Year 10                Year 11                                   Year 12

                          Compulsory         Physical Education A
                          Health & PE                 Or                               Physical Education
                        (One Semester)       Physical Education B

       Compulsory      Specialist Football        Health A
                         (AFL) Elective             Or                                       Health
       (Full Year)      (One Semester)            Health B

                            Health           Outdoor Education A
                           Elective                  Or                                Outdoor Education
                        (One Semester)       Outdoor Education B

                          Specialist PE
                            Elective
                        (One Semester)

                        Recreational PE
                           Elective
                        (One Semester)

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HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION                                                       HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION                                                       HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Year: 7                                    Additional Charges:                    Year: 8                                    Assessment:                            Year: 9
Length: Full Year                          A consumables / excursion fee may      Length: Full Year                          Students are assessed using the        Length: Full Year
Contact Person: Kristy Lewis               apply to this subject in addition to   Contact Person: Kristy Lewis               Australian Curriculum Achievement      Contact Person: Kristy Lewis
                                           the Clare High School Materials and                                               Standards.
Content:                                   Service Charges.                       Content:                                                                          Content:
This course is designed to help                                                   This course is designed to help            Additional Charges:                    This course is designed to help
students develop an understanding                                                 students develop an understanding          A consumables / excursion fee may      students       develop      skills,
of themselves, provide information                                                of themselves, provide information         apply to this subject in addition to   understanding and content
on how to make personal decisions                                                 on how to make personal decisions          the Clare High School Materials and    knowledge in Physical Education.
and promote awareness of the                                                      and promote awareness of the               Service Charges.                       Data collection and analysis,
importance of healthy behaviours                                                  importance of healthy behaviours                                                  performance improvement and
and physical activity. Students                                                   and physical activity. Students                                                   analysis, sport education and
engage in physical activity to learn in,                                          engage in physical activity to learn in,                                          understanding           movement
through and about movement                                                        through and about movement                                                        concepts through a variety of
alongside a contemporary health                                                   alongside a contemporary health                                                   practical activities and sports.
curriculum. Students will study the                                               curriculum. Students will study the                                               Practical activities and sports
movement concepts and strategies                                                  movement concepts and strategies                                                  involved are Invasion Games, Net
involved in Invasion Games, Net and                                               involved in Invasion Games, Net and                                               and Wall Games, and Striking and
Wall Games, Striking and Fielding                                                 Wall Games, Striking and Fielding                                                 Fielding Games, aiming to
Games, aiming to transfer this                                                    Games, aiming to transfer this                                                    transfer     this      knowledge.
knowledge. Athletics, Fundamental                                                 knowledge.      Athletics,     Lifelong                                           Athletics,      Dance,     Group
Movement Skills, Jump Rope for                                                    Fitness, Jump Rope for Heart, Group                                               Dynamics and Sport Education
Heart, Dance, Group Dynamics and                                                  Dynamics and Sport Education are                                                  are also studied practically.
Sport Education are also studied                                                  also studied practically. Physical                                                Physical Literacy, Mental Health
practically. Physical Literacy, Sexual                                            Literacy, Mental Health and                                                       and Wellness, Fitness and
Health and Relationships Education                                                Wellness, Fitness and Lifelong                                                    Lifelong Activity, Drug Education
(SHARE) Program and Safety are key                                                Activity, Drug Education and Sexual                                               and      Sexual     Health    and
focuses for Health.                                                               Health and Relationships Education                                                Relationships Education (SHARE)
                                                                                  (SHARE) Program are key focuses for                                               Program are key focuses for
Assessment:                                                                       Health.                                                                           Health.
Students are assessed using the
Australian Curriculum Achievement                                                                                                                                   (continued over page)
Standards.

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HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION            HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION                                                        SPECIALIST PHYSICAL EDUCATION         HEALTH
(continued)
                                       Year: 10                                                                           Year: 10                              Year: 10
Assessment:                            Length: Semester                            Assessment:                            Length: Semester                      Length: Semester
Students are assessed using the        Contact Person: Kristy Lewis                Students are assessed using the        Contact Person: Kristy Lewis          Contact Person: Kristy Lewis
Australian Curriculum Achievement                                                  Australian Curriculum Achievement
Standards.                             Content:                                    Standards.                             Content:                              Content:
                                       Year 10 HPE is the final Semester of                                               Physical Education is a course        This course is designed to help
Additional Charges:                    compulsory Health and Physical              Additional Charges:                    designed for students wishing to      students         develop      an
A consumables / excursion fee may      Education for Life. The aim of our 7-       A consumables / excursion fee may      study Physical Education at Stage 1   understanding of themselves,
apply to this subject in addition to   10 HPE program is to develop                apply to this subject in addition to   and Stage 2. Students can choose      provide information on how to
the Clare High School Materials and    students who are physically literate        the Clare High School Materials and    Specialist PE for one Semester.       make personal decisions and
Service Charges.                       and able to make informed physical          Service Charges.                                                             promote awareness of the
                                       activity and wellness choices                                                      Students need to be aware that        importance of healthy behaviours
                                       throughout their life.                                                             placement into this course will be    and physical activity.
                                                                                                                          based on teacher recommendation
                                       At each stage of life you will need to                                             based on Year 9 HPE results.          Students engage in physical activity
                                       constantly evaluate, review and                                                                                          to learn in, through and about
                                       develop physical activity plans to suit                                            This course is designed to help       movement         alongside         a
                                       your changing needs.                                                               students         develop   skills,    contemporary health curriculum.
                                                                                                                          understanding        and content
                                       Practically students will study                                                    knowledge in Physical Education.      Topics may include:
                                       movement concepts and strategies                                                   Data collection and analysis,          Personal,         Social     and
                                       involved in Invision Games and                                                     performance improvement and              Community Health.
                                       Target Games, a Coaching and                                                       analysis, sport education and          Drugs in the Community.
                                       Leadership unit, Outdoor Education                                                 understanding movement concepts        Sexuality (SHINESA program).
                                       and Personal and Lifelong Fitness                                                  throughout a variety of practical      Mental Health.
                                       Plans.                                                                             activities and sports.                 Disabilities Movement and
                                                                                                                                                                   Physical Activity.
                                       Theoretically; Physical Literacy,                                                  Topics may include:                    Striking and fielding games.
                                       Wellness, Self- Management and Self                                                 Exercise physiology.                 Target games.
                                       Planning, SHINE and Child Protection                                                Fitness analysis.
                                       Curriculum and the development of                                                   Sports event management.            Assessment:
                                       Lifelong Physical Activity Plans will all                                                                                Students are assessed using the
                                       be covered.                                                                                                              Australian Curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                Achievement Standards.
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RECREATIONAL HEALTH &                     SPECIALIST FOOTBALL (AFL)                OUTDOOR EDUCATION                                                               PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
                                          Year: 10                                 Year: Stage 1                           In each semester there is a three day   Year: Stage 1
Year: 10                                  Length: Semester                         Length: Semester                        expedition as well as day excursions    Length: Full Year
Length: Semester                          Contact: Kristy Lewis                    (10 SACE Credits)                       dependent on numbers in the class.      (20 SACE Credits)
Contact: Kristy Lewis                                                              Contact Person: Kristy Lewis                                                    Contact Person: Kristy Lewis
                                          Content:                                                                         Assessment:
Content:                                  This semester based course is            Content:                                Students are assessed using the         Preferred background:
A semester course designed for            designed to involve both practical       Stage 1 Outdoor Education is            SACE      Performance     Standards.    Specialist HPE at Year 10.
students to learn to critically analyse   and      theoretical    components       encouraged for students wishing to      Students demonstrate evidence of
and apply health and physical             specifically related to AFL. An          study Outdoor Education at Stage        their learning through the following    Content:
activity information to devise and        individual’s technique will be           2. Students can choose Outdoor          assessment types:                       Stage 1 Physical Education is
implement personalised plans for          analysed, refined and practiced until    Education for one Semester.                                                     recommended for students wishing
maintaining lifelong healthy and          the skill can be performed                                                       Assessment Type 1: About Natural        to study Physical Education at Stage
active habits.                            consistently during competition.         Outdoor Education is the study of       Environments.                           2. Students can choose Physical
                                                                                   the human connection to natural         Assessment Type 2: Experiences in       Education for either one or two
In practical lessons, students            Skill sessions will focus on skill       environments through outdoor            Natural Environments.                   semesters. Students need to be
experience a range of striking and        development, positional education,       activities.                                                                     aware that placement into this
fielding games and target activities.     movement       patterns,    running                                              Additional Charges:                     course will be based on teacher-
Students learn to apply more              patterns and attacking and defensive     Students develop their sense of         A consumables / excursion fee may       recommendation and Year 10 HPE
specialised movement skills and           methods. A variety of feedback will      self-reliance and build relationships   apply to this subject in addition to    results. Content will be covered
complex strategies to evaluate and        be used including video analysis of      with      people     and      natural   the Clare High School Materials and     through the three focus areas of in
refine their own movement in the FIT      techniques and game play.                environments.                           Service Charges.                        movement, through movement
program.                                                                                                                                                           and about movement. The focus
                                          Theory topics covered will be            Outdoor Education focuses on the                                                areas provide the narrative for the
The        curriculum         provides    positional play, fitness, nutrition,     development of awareness of                                                     knowledge, skills and capabilities
opportunities for students to refine      sports psychology, prevention and        environmental issues through                                                    that students develop. Learning is
and consolidate personal and social       management of injuries, pathways in      observation and evaluation.                                                     delivered through an integrated
skills in demonstrating leadership,       football such as goal setting and club                                                                                   approach in which opportunities
teamwork and collaboration in a           administration, leadership seminars      Practical Components: Outdoor                                                   are provided for students to
range of physical activities.             and GPS data analysis.                   Practical options could include:                                                undertake and learn through a wide
                                                                                   Aquatics     (Kayaking,   Surfing,                                              range of authentic physical
Assessment:                               Assessment:                              Snorkelling or Sailing), Rock                                                   activities (eg. sports, theme based
Students are assessed using the           Students are assessed using the          Climbing or Bush walking.
Australian Curriculum Achievement         Australian Curriculum Achievement                                                                                        (continued over page)
Standards.                                Standards.
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PHYSICAL EDUCATION (continued)                                                HEALTH                                                                          OUTDOOR EDUCATION
                                                                                                                       Assessment Type 1: Issues
games, laboratories and fitness and    Additional Charges:                    Year: Stage 1                            Analysis.                              Year: Stage 2
recreational activities).              A consumables / excursion fee may      Length: Full Year                        Assessment Type 2: Group               Length: Full Year
                                       apply to this subject in addition to   (20 SACE Credits)                        Activity.                              (20 SACE Credits)
Students     explore     movement      the Clare High School Materials and    Contact Person: Kristy Lewis             Assessment Type 3: Investigation.      Contact Person: Kristy Lewis
concepts and strategies through        Service Charges.
these activities to promote                                                   Content:                                 Additional Charges:                    Preferred background:
participation and performance                                                 Content: This subject is about           A consumables / excursion fee may      Stage 1 Outdoor Education would
outcomes. The use of technology is                                            allowing students to make informed       apply to this subject in addition to   be beneficial but not necessary.
integral to the collection of data                                            decisions about health matters,          the Clare High School Materials
such as video footage, heart rates,                                           leading to individual action and         and Service Charges.                   Content:
fitness batteries, and game                                                   participation      in    community                                              This subject is designed to
statistics. Students apply their                                              initiatives. It develops skills in                                              develop: Understanding and
understanding      of    movement                                             communication, decision making                                                  appreciation of the natural
concepts to evaluate the data and                                             and social living. Its emphasis is on                                           environment, and concept of
reflect on ways in which                                                      changing health-related behaviour                                               sustainable use of natural
performance can be achieved.                                                  through increased awareness and                                                 environments and the need for
Topics may include:                                                           understanding.                                                                  its conservation. Knowledge,
• Exercise physiology.                                                                                                                                        skills and attitudes necessary for
• Biomechanics.                                                               Students complete the study of at                                               survival in a range of outdoor
                                                                              least one core topic, also complete                                             environments, including planning
Assessment:                                                                   homework tasks that support the                                                 and      implementing      human
Students are assessed using the                                               development of their health literacy                                            powered journeys that have
SACE Performance Standards.                                                   and numeracy.                                                                   minimal impact on fragile
Students demonstrate evidence of                                                                                                                              environments.      Independence,
their learning through the following                                          Assessment:                                                                     self-reliance, leadership and a
assessment types:                                                             Students are assessed using the                                                 sense of responsibility towards
                                                                              SACE Performance Standards.                                                     other people in an outdoor
Assessment Type 1: Performance                                                Students demonstrate evidence of                                                environment. Topics include:
Improvement.                                                                  their learning through the following                                             Environmental studies.
                                                                              assessment types:                                                                Planning and management
Assessment Type 2:         Physical                                                                                                                                practices.
Activity Investigation.
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OUTDOOR EDUCATION                      PHYSICAL EDUCATION                                                                                                     HEALTH
(continued)
                                       Year: Stage 2                              engage more purposefully in physical   Additional Charges:                  Year: Stage 2
 Outdoor journeys.                    Length: Full Year                          activity.                              A consumables / excursion fee        Length: Full Year
 Sustainable environmental            (20 SACE Credits)                                                                 may apply to this subject in         (20 SACE Credits)
  practices.                           Contact Person: Kristy Lewis               Students use physical activity         addition to the Clare High School    Contact Person: Kristy Lewis
 Leadership and planning.                                                        contexts as the vehicle for            Materials and Service Charges.
 Self-reliant expedition.             Preferred background:                      developing the 21st-century skills                                          Preferred background:
                                       Stage 1 HPE is preferred but not           necessary to reflect on and critique                                        Stage 1 Health is preferred but not
Assessment:                            essential.                                 their learning in order to enhance                                          essential
Students are assessed using the                                                   participation and performance
SACE Performance Standards.            Content:                                   outcomes.                                                                   Content:
Students demonstrate evidence of       Stage 2 Physical Education uses            Focus Area 3: About movement                                                This course is designed to help
their learning through the following   Physical Activity as a way to explore      Education ‘about’ physical activity                                         students develop skills and
assessment types:                      different concepts specifically in         enables students to develop                                                 attitudes that will assist them in
                                       relation to three focus areas.             theoretical      knowledge        to                                        their personal growth, yet at the
Assessment Type 1: Natural             Focus Area 1: In movement                  understand the richness and                                                 same        time    develop        an
Environments.                          Education ‘in’ physical activity is        diversity of movement experiences.                                          understanding of factors affecting
Assessment Type 2: Experiences in      about students making meaning of           Students apply their knowledge to                                           their wellbeing in a changing
Natural Environments.                  personal movement experiences.             real-life experiences to evaluate                                           world. They will be challenged to
Assessment Type 3: Connections         Through        these       movement        participation and performance                                               clarify their values and identify
with Natural Environments.             experiences, students must engage          outcomes.                                                                   what is important in their lives and,
Assessment Type 4: Investigations.     in thoughtful participation where                                                                                      if necessary, re-evaluate their
                                       internal reflection and articulation of    Assessment:                                                                 priorities.
Additional Charges:                    learning progress can be established.      Students are assessed using the
A consumables / excursion fee may      Focus Area 2: Through movement             SACE      Performance    Standards.                                         Students will become aware of the
apply to this subject in addition to   Education ‘through’ physical activity      Students demonstrate evidence of                                            dynamic interaction they have with
the Clare High School Materials and    is about students using movement to        their learning through the following                                        the complex economic, physical,
Service Charges.                       achieve the goals of 21st-century          assessment types:                                                           socio-cultural     and     spiritual
                                       education,      including    personal,                                                                                 environments, and how these
                                       intellectual,    and     social    skill   Assessment Type 1: Diagnostics.                                             influence their personal decisions.
                                       development.           Such        skill   Assessment Type 2: Improvement
                                       development will allow students to         Analysis.
                                                                                  Assessment Type 3: Group                                                    (continued over page)
                                                                                  Dynamics.

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HEALTH (continued)

Students study at least one core
concept and undertake three option
studies. Previous topics included:

Core Concept 2: The social and
economic determinants of Health
Option Study
 Health promotion in the
   community Option Study.
 Sexuality and health Option
   Study.
 Health and relationships Option
   Study.
 Risks and challenges to health.

Assessment:
Students are assessed using the
SACE      Performance    Standards.
Students demonstrate evidence of
their learning through the following
assessment types:

Assessment      Type    1:    Group
Investigation and Presentation.
Assessment Type 2: Issues Analysis.
Assessment Type 3: Practical.
Assessment Type 4: Investigation.

Additional Charges:
A consumables / excursion fee may
apply to this subject in addition to
the Clare High School Materials and
Service Charges.

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Humanities                                                     Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

               Year 7 - 9                 Year 10                       Year 11                              Year 12

            History                  Compulsory History                History
                                                                                                          Modern History
            Geography                  (One Semester)               (One Semester)
            Civics & Citizenship
            Economics & Business
                                     Business & Economics               Tourism
                                                                                                              Tourism
         (Compulsory Full Year)     Elective (One Semester)          (One Semester)

                                           Geography               Business Innovation
                                                                                                        Business Innovation
                                    Elective (One Semester)          (One Semester)

                                    Compulsory PLP (Stage 1)           Geography
                                       (One Semester)                (One Semester)

                                                                    Society & Culture                     Society & Culture

                                                                   Workplace Practices                  Workplace Practices

                                                                Research Project (Stage 2)            Cross-Disciplinary Studies

                                                               Research Practices (Stage 2)              Integrated Learning

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HUMANITIES                                                                  HUMANITIES                                                                     HUMANITIES

Year: 7                                  What emerged as defining          Year: 8                                    Which significant people,          Year: 9
Length: Full Year                         characteristics    of ancient     Length: Full Year                           groups and ideas from this         Length: Full Year
Contact Person: Annasofia                 society?                          Contact Person: Annasofia Hamilton          period have influenced the         Contact Person: Annasofia
Hamilton                                 What have been the legacies of                                                world today?                       Hamilton
                                          ancient societies?                Content:
Content:                                                                    Humanities is a compulsory subject        Assessment:                          Content:
Humanities is a compulsory subject      Assessment:                         and is studied for a full year. The       Students are assessed using the      Humanities is a compulsory subject
and is studied for a full year. It is   Students are assessed using the     course covers Geography and History,      Australian Curriculum                and is studied for a full year.
divided into four separate subjects;    Australian Curriculum Achievement   Business and Economics and Civics         Achievement Standards.               Geography: Through Geography,
Geography, History, Civics and          Standards.                          and Citizenship.                                                               students will develop a sound
Citizenship, Economics and Business                                          Geography.                                                                   knowledge place and change, and a
and Geography. Two units are                                                 Landforms and Landscapes.                                                    concept of their own place. It is
studied across the Semester:                                                 Changing Nations.                                                            essential to develop students’
 Water in the World.                                                                                                                                      spatial       awareness         and
 Place and liveability.                                                    History: The unit of history taught in                                         understanding of locations, spatial
                                                                            Year 8 is The Ancient to the Modern                                            distributions and flow. Students
History is studied at a Year 7 level                                        world. Students will develop historical                                        will become confident in using
looking into the ancient world with                                         understanding through the key                                                  geographical skills. Topics covered:
the aim of investigating mysteries                                          concepts,       including     evidence,                                         Biomes and Food Security.
about the periods of History. The                                           continuity and change, cause and                                                Global Communities.
students will develop historical                                            effect,     perspectives,     empathy,
understanding through the key                                               significance and contestability. The                                           History: Students develop their
concepts,      including   evidence,                                        key inquiry questions for Year 8 are:                                          knowledge and understanding of
continuity and change, cause and                                             How did society change from the                                              the past in order to understand the
effect,    perspectives,   empathy,                                             end of the Ancient Period to the                                           present and to plan for the future.
significance and contestability.                                                beginning of the Modern Age?
Historical       Knowledge      and                                          What key beliefs and values                                                  They will develop a critical
Understandings are developed using                                              emerged and how did they                                                   perspective of the past and will
inquiry questions. The key inquiry                                              influence societies?                                                       learn how to compare and
questions for Year 7 are:                                                    What were the cause and                                                      evaluate different sources. The
 How do we know about the                                                      effects of contacts between                                                semester consists of three depth
    ancient past?                                                               societies in this period?                                                  studies:
 Why and where did the earliest
    societies develop?                                                                                                                                     (continued over page)
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HUMANITIES (continued)                 HUMANITIES                                                                    PERSONAL LEARNING PLAN (PLP)

   Industrial Revolution.             Year: 10                                Topics: Overview:                     Year: 10                                Students must achieve a C grade
   Making a Nation.                   Length: Full Year                        Between the Wars, UN, Cold          Length: Semester                        or better in order to meet the
   World War One.                     Contact Person: Annasofia                  War,        Developments      in   (10 SACE Credits)                       requirements of the SACE.
   Business: Economics.               Hamilton                                   Technology. Depth Study 1:         Contact Person: Annasofia
                                                                                  World War Two.                     Hamilton                                Assessment:
The content covered will include:      Content:                                 Depth Study 2: Rights and                                                   Students are assessed using the
 Australia in the Global Economy.     Humanities offers students learning        Freedoms.                          Content:                                SACE Performance Standards.
 Financial Risks and Rewards.         experiences that will enable them to     Depth Study 3: Pop Culture (1945    This subject is compulsory for all      Students demonstrate evidence
 Global Business Civics and           gain a better understanding of the         – Present).                        Year 10 students in Semester 1.         of
   Citizenship.                        diverse nature of Australian society
                                       and the world around us. It gives       Assessment:                           Overview: The Personal Learning         their learning through the
The content covered will include:      students opportunities to develop       Students are assessed using the       Plan (PLP) aims to develop students’    following assessment types:
 Election Campaigns.                  and evaluate their own opinions and     Australian Curriculum Achievement     skills in self-awareness, reflection,
 Judicial Systems.                    views, and to enhance their skills in   Standards.                            planning and goal setting, enabling     Assessment Type 1: Skills and
                                       communication, critical thinking,                                             them to make informed decisions         Capabilitites.
 Australian Identity formation.
                                       decision-making and participation.                                            about their future career and study     Assessment Type 2: Resume /
                                       The Humanities course encourages                                              options. The course aims to guide       Cover Letter and Mock
Assessment:
                                       students to consider and evaluate                                             students to find answers to the         Interviews.
Students are assessed using the
                                       different points of view by                                                   following questions:                    Assessment Type 3: Future
Australian Curriculum Achievement
Standards.
                                       investigating issues of historical                                             Who am I?                             Planning.
                                       concern. Students will be given                                                Where am I going?                     Assessment Type 4: Work
Additional Charges:
                                       opportunities to develop skills and                                            How will I get there?                 Journal and Review.
                                       acquire knowledge that will help                                                                                      Assessment Type 5: PLP
A consumables / excursion fee may
                                       them     to     become     informed,                                          Particular focus will be on the seven   Reflection.
apply to this subject in addition to
                                       questioning and active participants                                           General Capabilities of literacy,
the Clare High School Materials
                                       in Australian society.                                                        numeracy,                 information
and Service Charges.
                                                                                                                     communication           technologies,
                                       History - The Modern World &                                                  critical and creative thinking,
                                       Australia:                                                                    personal and social, ethical
                                        Global conflict during the                                                  understanding and intercultural
                                           twentieth century.                                                        understanding.
                                        Consequences of World War II.

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Humanities                                                                                               Clare High School Year 7-12 Curriculum Guide 2021

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS                                                             RESEARCH PRACTICES                                                              RESEARCH PROJECT

Year: 10                                  Assessment:                            Year: Stage 1                             Demonstrate knowledge and            Year: Stage 2
Length:                                   Students will be given between four    Length: Semester                           understanding      of   research     Length: Semester 2
Contact Person: Emmett Cashel &           and six summative assessment           (10 SACE Credits)                          approaches.                          (10 SACE Credits)
Annasofia Hamilton                        tasks. Tasks may include business      Contact Person: Kim Maynard &             Develop specific research skills.    Contact      Person:     Annasofia
                                          reports or other extended writing      Annasofia Hamilton                        Consider the appropriateness,        Hamilton
Content:                                  tasks, share market simulation task,                                              uses, and limitations of specific
Recommendation: This subject is           practical tasks, oral or multimedia    Content:                                   sources.                             Content:
designed to prepare students for the      presentations.                         Overview: Stage 1 Research                Interpret      and        analyse    Stage 2 Research Project is a
study of subjects in Stage 1 SACE,                                               Practices is a 10-credit subject held      information and data.                compulsory 10-credit subject
particularly Business Innovation and      Students are assessed using the        in Semester 1. This subject                                                     taught at Year 11. Students must
Accounting.                               Australian Curriculum Achievement      provides         students        with    Assessment:                            achieve a C– grade or better to
Overview: Business & Economics            Standards.                             opportunities to:                        Students are assessed using the        complete the subject successfully
designed to introduce and develop a                                               Examine the purpose of                 SACE      Performance    Standards.    and gain their SACE.
knowledge and understanding of                                                       research.                            Students demonstrate evidence of
personal financial management and                                                 Explore a range of research            their learning through the following   Students enrol in either Research
business enterprise skills through                                                   approaches develop their             assessment types:                      Project A or Research Project B.
practical application.                                                               investigative and inquiry skills.                                           Both contribute to a student’s
                                                                                  Undertake,          practice    and    Assessment Type 1: Folio               Australian Tertiary Admission Rank
The aim of this subject is to develop                                                research      skills prior     to    Assessment Type 2: Source Analysis     (ATAR).
financially educated citizens. It gives                                              undertaking the compulsory           (Research, Outcome and Review)
an overview of local and global                                                      SACE Stage 2 Research Project.                                              Students choose a research
business and work environments,                                                  Students        explore      research                                           question that is based on an area of
with a focus on small business in the                                            practices to develop skills in                                                  interest to them. They explore and
Australian economy.                                                              undertaking research, planning                                                  develop one or more capabilities in
Topics:                                                                          their research, developing and                                                  the context of their research. The
 Introduction       to      Business                                            analysing      their     data,    and                                           term ‘research’ is used broadly and
    Environments.                                                                presenting their research findings.                                             may include practical or technical
 Small Business in Practice.                                                    In this subject, successful students                                            investigations, formal research, or
 Personal Financial Management.                                                 will:                                                                           exploratory inquiries.
 Investments.                                                                    Demonstrate knowledge and
                                                                                     understanding of the purpose                                                (continued over page)
                                                                                     of research.

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