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- Hannah (Year 7)

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Academic Program (7-12)

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Students in the Senior School are presented with a curriculum that provides opportunities to experience a broad range of compulsory and elective subjects.

Elective subjects enable students to tailor a course of study that suits their interests and abilities. A well planned course of study will provide a pathway towards a variety of post schooling work and study options.

Years 7-8 Curriculum Information


Year 7 Curriculum Parent Information Booklet

Year 8 Curriculum Parent Information Booklet

Year 9 Curriculum Information


Year 9 Compulsory Subjects

Christian Studies, English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography and Health and Physical Education.

Years 9 Elective Subjects

Students study three elective subjects in Year 9. Each of the subjects are a one year course of study. This provides the opportunity to study a subject for one or two years.

Students are encouraged to try a variety of subjects across Years 9 (and 10) in order to assist their decision making for elective subject choices in Years 11 and 12.

  • The Year 9 electives are: Visual Art, Business Education, Drama, German, Graphics, Food and Textile Technology, Sport Science and Technology, Design Technology, Information Technology, Japanese, Media Studies and Music.

Year 9 Subject Selection Booklet 2016

The number of classes offered for each subject is dependent on student demand and resourcing constraints. If there is insufficient interest to run a subject the subject may not run or it may be offered as a combined Year 9/10 class.

Year 10 Curriculum Information


Year 10 Compulsory Subjects

Christian Studies, English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography and Health and Physical Education.

Year 10 Elective Subjects

Students study three elective subjects in Year 10. Each of the subjects are a one year course of study. This provides the opportunity to study a subject for one or two years.

Students are encouraged to try a variety of subjects across Year 10 in order to assist their decision making for elective subject choices in Years 11 and 12.

  • The Year 10 electives are: Visual Art, Business Education, Drama, German, Graphics, Technology and Manufacturing Studies, Information Technology, Japanese, Early Childhood Studies, Home Economics, Hospitality Practices, Sport Science and Technology, Media Studies, Music, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths).

Year 10 Subject Selection Booklet

The number of classes offered for each subject is dependent on student demand and resourcing constraints. If there is insufficient interest to run a subject the subject may not run or it may be offered as a combined Year 9/10 class.

Learning Support Programs - Year 10

Specific programs are developed for students who require additional support and are delivered by specially trained staff in the Learning Enhancement and EAL (English as an Additional Language) departments.

Careers Education - Year 10

Students in Year 10 are provided with lessons in their timetable to develop their understanding of Careers and Vocation.

Years 11 & 12 Curriculum Information


Years 11 & 12 Compulsory Subjects

All students in Years 11 and 12 study Christian Studies and Core Physical Education.

Years 11 & 12 Elective Subjects

Years 11 and 12 students are offered a wide range in Queensland Studies Authority and Authority Registered subjects.

Students select six elective subjects. As a part of the six electives, students are to select either English or English Communications and one Mathematics subject.

Students must then select the remainder of their electives from the following:

  • Authority Subjects: Accounting, Ancient History, Visual Art, Biology, Business Communication and Technologies, Chemistry, Drama, Economics, Film Television and New Media, Geography, German, Graphics, Physical Education, Home Economics, Information Processing and Technology, Japanese, Information Technology Systems, Legal Studies, Mathematics A, Mathematics B, Mathematics C, Modern History, Music, Music Extension (Performance), English Extension, Physics and Technology Studies.
  • Authority Registered Subjects: Creative Art, English Communication, Prevocational Mathematics.
  • VET Certificates: Manufacturing Technology, Hospitality Practices, Early Childhood Studies and Recreation all contain competencies leading towards VET certificates at either level I, II or III.

Year 11 Subject Selection Booklet

The number of classes offered for each subject is dependent on student demand and resourcing constraints. If there is insufficient interest to run a subject the subject may not run or it may be offered as a combined Year 11/12 class.

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Redeemer Lutheran College provides the opportunity for students to develop valuable employability skills and nationally recognised qualifications as part of their senior studies. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Provider 30021), the College offers the following certificate courses to students in Years 11 and 12:

  • CPC10111 Cert I in Construction (CPCCOHS1001A to be delivered by Narbil) RTO 31890
  • MSM10216 Cert I in Manufacturing (Pathways) (CPCCOHS1001A to be delivered by Narbil) RTO 31890
  • SIT10216 Cert I in Hospitality
  • SIT20316 Cert II in Hospitality (three units delivered by Training Direct Australia RTO 32355)

In partnership with external providers, a Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care (TLC Training Solutions RTO Provider: 31970) and Cert III in Fitness (Binnacle RTO Provider: 31319) are also offered on campus.

All units of competency for each of the above certificate courses are listed in the current Year 11 Subject Selection Booklet.

As part of the TAFE at Schools program, Redeemer students are able to enrol in TAFE studies in Years 11 and 12 at TAFE Brisbane and SkillsTech. Details of courses on offer in 2017 are available here.

Students wishing to develop valuable employability skills by working in paid employment and studying the associated qualification, can undertake a School Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship in a wide range of trades and industries.

Redeemer Lutheran College's VET Complaints and Appeals Policy and Procedure documents are available here.


Learning Support Programs - Years 11 & 12

Specific programs are developed for students who require additional support and are delivered by specially trained staff in the Learning Enhancement and EAL (English as an Additional Language) departments.

Due to a wider variety of subjects in Years 11 and 12, students who may have required Learning Assistance in Year 10 often find they no longer require this same level of assistance. Students are assisted to create a course of study that suits their interests, needs and abilities.

Careers - Years 11 & 12

Information for students studying in Years 11 and 12 can be found on the Careers information portal. Items include: open days and information sessions, work experience information, scholarships and cadetships, and useful links. The information is provided by the Careers Coordinator of Redeemer Lutheran College.

Mr Aaron Hardke | Director of Teaching & Learning P-12