Senior School

The Senior School provides an adult learning environment. The focus is to create a positive culture and maximise student learning and success. Associated with this culture are high expectations, which we have of all our students.


Year 10

All students in Year 10 will undertake a program that involves studies in the following eight areas of learning. This program leads students on to a full range of choices in the VCE and then to Tertiary study or employment. It will consist of:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Physical Education / Health
  • Humanities
  • Arts Electives or LOTE
  • Mentoring
  • A VCE study or VET (Automotive)

Other Year 10 Requirements:

All Year 10 students are required to complete two weeks of work experience usually in the last two weeks of Term 4. Students undertaking a VET course will be expected to undertake their work experience in an industry setting relevant to their VET course.

Year 11 and 12 – VCE

VCE Program Requirements

Student programs over the years of VCE at Bentleigh Secondary College are:

  • Year 10 — A VCE / VET Study
  • Year 11 — An English Study 1 & 2, Five other VCE studies
  • Year 12 — An English Study 3 & 4, Four other VCE Studies

Note: Even when one Unit 3 & 4 study has been completed in Year 11, Year 12 students must undertake five VCE studies.