Set in the centre of a large, semi-rural estate, the College allows students to physically leave the hustle and bustle of life, to focus on their education and personal growth in a peaceful and relaxing environment.
In Years 7 and 8, our goal is to expose students to a wide range of learning experiences in a variety of subject areas. All students attend Religious Studies and weekly Assembly. All students study a common core of:
Religious Studies (Adventist Encounter Curriculum)
Year 7 and 8 students also have the option of participating in the following electives:
Year 9 students have been identified as unique in terms of learning needs. This is due to a number of factors including brain and physical development and a decrease in curiosity, engagement and motivation in learning.
The Year 9 program is based on the latest research in educating Year 9 students and utilises our school’s assets and location to enhance student learning and growth. To achieve this, we have developed:
In Year 9, students have the opportunity to create their own learning course, based on common core subjects as well as additional electives of their choice. All students attend regular Religious Studies classes and weekly Assembly. All students study a common core of:
In Years 10, students have the opportunity to create their own learning course, based on common core subjects as well as additional electives of their choice. All students attend Religious Studies and weekly Assembly. All students study a common core of:
In addition, Year 9 and 10 students also choose one subject from each of the following three groups. (Please note that there is a possibility that subject options will change from year to year.)
Group A (select one)
Food & Nutrition, Horticulture and Small Machines.
Group B (select one)
Art, Graphics Technology and Small Machines.
Group C (select one)
Food & Nutrition, Metalwork and Textiles & Design.
The Year 10 learning course also incorporates a service component. This component encourages students to participate as a volunteer . It can be completed as an international project in Cambodia, or as a local project. This component is integrated with other learning, providing students with a holistic experience.
Work Experience and careers testing, are also experienced in Year 10.