Sadadeen Campus (Years 9-12)
The curriculum taught at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College Sadadeen Campus caters for students completing their final four years of secondary schooling. Years 9 and 10 are based on the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) and the Northern Territory Curriculum Framework (NTCF). Significant extension opportunities in Vocational Education Training (VET) and School-Based Apprenticeships are available to students in Years 10 to 12. Year 11 and 12 students primarily work towards the completion of their Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) under the auspices of the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).
Religious Education is compulsory for all students.
Years 9 and 10
Students in Year 9 and 10 complete studies in the following key learning areas according to the ACARA framework:
All other subjects follow the key learning areas according to the NTCF framework including SOSE and the electives mentioned below. As changes are introduced by ACARA they will be implemented at Sadadeen.
For Year 9 and Year 10 students Health and Physical Education is mandatory.
Year 10 students also undertake the Personal Learning Plan (PLP) - a 10 credit NTCET unit.
A comprehensive electives program is offered allowing students to choose up to four alternative subjects in Year 9 and three in Year 10. These include:
- Design and Technology Metal
- Design and Technology Wood
- Health and Physical Education (Year 10 elective for students wishing to continue in Year 11 and Year 12)
- Food and Nutrition
- Visual Art
For those students who are enrolled at the College with English as their second language (ESL), specialist tuition is available.
Students receive two comprehensive Semester Reports at the end of Term 2 and Term 4. Formal Parent/Teacher/Student interviews occur late in Term 1 and Term 3.
Years 11 and 12
The curriculum taught at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College Sadadeen Campus caters for students completing their final four years of secondary schooling. Year 11 and 12 students primarily work towards the completion of their Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) under the auspices of the SACE Board of South Australia. Many students also undertake Vocational Educational Training (VET) and some are in the process of also completing School-Based Apprenticeships.
The Structured Learning Centre
The Structured Learning Centre is a supervised, independent learning environment for senior students. The Structured Learning Centre enables the College to offer greater flexibility with senior courses of study and the opportunity for individual students or small groups of students to undertake a course of study that would otherwise not be offered. In time, the Structured Learning Centre will enable the College to offer a greater range of subject choices for senior students.
The Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET)
The NTCET is a completion certificate which covers two or more years of study (normally Years 11 & 12). The Certificate involves two levels of study, referred to as Stage 1 (equivalent to Year 11) and Stage 2 (equivalent to Year 12). Students can also gain credit towards their NTCE for successfully completed VET courses.
To qualify for the NTCET, students must achieve in 200 credit units over a period of at least 2 years. Students must achieve satisfactory results in PLP (Yr 10), literacy (20 credits), numeracy (10 credits) and a “C” grade or better in 140 credit units.
Subjects available at OLSH include the following:
Arts / English / Humanities & Social Science / Languages
- English Communications
- English Studies
- Legal Studies
- Media Studies
- Music (Stage 1: Experience or Advanced; Stage 2: Solo and/or Ensemble and/or Musicianship)
- Religious Studies (SACE accredited course compulsory for all senior students)
- Visual Arts
Business & Technology / Health & PE / Mathematics / Science
- Business & Enterprise
- Food & Technology
- Health/Physical Education
- Information Processing & Publishing
- Material Products Metalwork
- Material Products Woodwork
- Mathematical Applications
- Mathematical Studies
- Science Studies
- Specialist Mathematics
VET in Schools
- Engineering (Welding)
- Hospitality/Bar tending
Stage 1 students receive two comprehensive Semester Reports at the end of Term 2 and Term 4. Formal Parent/Teacher/Student interviews occur late in Term 1 and Term 3.
Stage 2 students receive one comprehensive Semester Report at the end of Term 2. Formal Parent/Teacher/Student interviews occur late in Term 1 and Term 3. The final report is provided by SACE at the end of the year.
Behaviour Flow Chart
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