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Victory College

Secondary at Victory

Victory College prepares students to lead a purposeful life beyond school.

Our Secondary College aims to develop a student’s personal responsibility and spiritual growth, to advance their learning and to help them set life goals.

In Secondary, each student belongs to a Pastoral Care class with a teacher assigned to that class to oversee student wellbeing and to help them create a nurturing and stable environment for their academic journey.

Our curriculum is designed to see students reach their full potential and focuses as much as possible on giving students practical and real learning opportunities.

Years 7 - 10

All students in the Middle College study a range of core subjects. These subjects are based on the Australian Curriculum.

Core Subjects for Year 7 & 8:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Christian Studies

Year 7 & 8 Electives

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Japanese
  • Equine Studies
  • EESTEAM
  • Music
  • Food Technology
  • Design and Technology

Core subjects for Year 9:

  • English
  • Maths Extension
  • Maths Core
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Christian Studies

Year 9 Electives:

  • EESTEAM
  • Food Technology
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Equine Studies
  • Media Art
  • Design & Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Music
  • Japanese
  • Business Studies

Core Subjects for Year 10:

  • English
  • Essential English
  • Mathematical Methods
  • General Mathematics
  • Science Extension
  • Science General
  • History
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Christian Studies

Year 10 Electives:

  • Japanese
  • Art
  • Agriculture
  • Equine Studies
  • EESTEAM
  • Music
  • Food Technology
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Business Studies
  • Media Arts

Other Options

In Year 10 students undertake work experience. They also have the opportunity to complete a Certificate 1 in Hospitality, as one of their elective lines.

Years 11-12

Victory College caters both for students with a desire to continue their studies at a tertiary level, and for students who are interested in vocational education. Students can choose from a variety of pathways and subjects. Throughout these years, students are helped to shape and evaluate their goals for the future.

All Year 11 and 12 students are required to select at least one Mathematics and one English subject as part of their core course of study. Christian Studies is a school-based subject and is compulsory for ALL students.

 Year 11 General Subjects:

  • English
  • Literature
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Modern History
  • Business
  • Music
  • Design
  • Drama
  • Visual Art
  • Physical Education
  • Film, TV & New Media
  • Information & Communication Technology

Year 11 Applied Subjects:

  • Essential English
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Visual Arts in Practice
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Agricultural Practice
  • Music in Practice
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Building & Construction Skills

Year 12 Authority subjects

These subjects contribute to a student’s Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and Overall Position (OP). Students must study at least 5 Authority subjects to be eligible for an OP.

  • English
  • Mathematics A
  • Mathematics B
  • Mathematics C
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Modern History
  • Biology
  • Science 21
  • Technology Studies
  • Visual Art
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Music
  • Film & Television

Authority-registered subjects

These subjects contribute to a student’s QCE. These subjects are aimed at students interested in entering the workforce after Year 12.

  • Visual Art in Practice
  • Pre-vocational Mathematics
  • English Communications
  • Recreation
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Agricultural Practice
  • Music in Practice

Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses

Students at Victory are able to undertake VET courses in partnership with outside RTOs such as TAFE. Students can access these courses through the TAFE at Schools Program. Victory College currently offers Cert. II in Hospitality.

School-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs)

SATs allow students to work for an employer and train towards a recognised qualification under contract of training while completing their school studies. Students whose SAT is not completed by the time they finish Year 12 may convert to a full-time or part-time apprenticeship or traineeship.

Other Options

Students at Victory College have the possibility to acquire an even wider range of skills and knowledge through alternative options: some students might be interested in enrolling at entry-level courses at our partnering universities; other students might want to enrol in ‘exotic’ subjects via distance education. Whatever our students’ special interests are, if it is in the best interest of the student, we are very happy to assist in making it happen.

Students also participate in extra-curricular experiences such as sport, chapel, camps, academic competitions, music programs as well as applying to be part of the Student Representative Council or College leadership programs.