Curriculum Information Evening Year 10, 2016 Mark Downsborough Acting Dean of Students 2015 Compulsory subjects in Year 10 English Maths Science History Health & Physical Education Christian Education Career Education Year 10 Students will study a combination of subjects that are aligned with either the Australian Curriculum or the current Curriculum Framework. Currently, Phase 1 courses are implemented at Lake Joondalup Baptist College. Phase 2 and 3 will follow as they are developed and ratified. At LJBC, subjects in Lower Secondary are designed to prepare students for the new Australian Curriculum aligned courses for Year 11 and Year 12 for the WACE in 2018. Elective subjects in Year 10 Choice of three from six Learning Areas Future Problem Solvers (by invitation only) Careers Health and Physical Education Humanities Languages The Arts Technologies Note: a student cannot choose three options from the same Learning Area Duration of an elective subject • • • • Students are expected to enrol in an elective subject for the full year Students will only be permitted to change out of an elective mid-way through the year if there are serious mitigating circumstances and only if there are available places in the alternative subject Students currently in Year 9 may change electives for Year 10 All electives prepare students for Senior Secondary subjects in Year 11 and 12 Health & Physical Education Electives Year 10 Physical Education Studies Provides students with the opportunity to compete and develop in sporting activities. Students will be introduced to the body’s anatomical and physiological systems. Outdoor Education Students develop and improve their technical skills, ensure safe participation in surfing and abseiling related activities. Students demonstrate these skills on a day trip and an overnight expedition. Health Studies The focus for Health Studies is personal health. Influences on personal health, factors that enable and reinforce healthy behaviours and approaches to improving health are explored. Future Problem Solvers by invitation from the Learning Enhancement Centre For Year 10 students, this is an international education program that focuses on the development of critical, creative and futuristic thinking skills. It challenges students to apply their imagination and thinking skills to some of the most significant issues facing the world today. Languages Year 10 Japanese Students will develop a better understanding of Japanese people and their culture and feel encouraged in their attempts to speak, listen, read and write in Japanese. Students will watch Japanese films and have lunch at a Japanese restaurant mid-year. In addition, there is an opportunity to participate in a tour to Japan in Years 10, 11 and 12. Languages Year 10 French Students will develop a deeper understanding of Francophone people and their culture and will continue to build their skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing in French. Students will watch French films and participate in excursions and incursions. In addition, there is the opportunity to participate in a tour to France in 2017. Humanities Year 10 Economics and Business Students study the Stock Market, Firms and Production and the Economics of Development. Geography Students examine environmental challenges that will affect their future lives and the concept of Global well-being. Students studying Geography are challenged to develop strategies to preserve our valuable world. Humanities Year 10 Politics and Law (Civics & Citizenship) Students will compare the Australian Political and legal system with that of the USA and a non-democratic state. They will also examine how laws are made and enforced. Accounting and Business This course is designed to familiarise students with a number of basic accounting and business concepts. Students will develop skills required to identify possibilities and create opportunities in the business world. Mrs Kimberly Eyre will now discuss The Arts, Technologies, and general information on the WACE in 2018.