Senior Secondary


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Years 10 to 12

Senior curriculum

The senior curriculum is organised into faculties:

  • English
  • Humanities
  • Global Schooling (Languages)
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Creative Industries (Visual Art & Visual Art in Practice, Drama, Music & Music Extension, Film, TV and New Media)
  • Technologies
  • Enterprise and Innovation (Business, IT)
  • Health and Performance (Health, Phys. Ed, Sport)

This organisation reflects the topics of study, modes of delivery and processes of learning that are adopted to connect our students with their chosen learning pathways. Additionally students can elect to undertake Alternate Learning Options that allow the student to work with our community partners to individualise their senior program.

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To view General Subject videos on

To view Applied and VET Subject videos on

Senior pathway selection

The senior pathways selection handbooks for Years 10, 11 and 12 are available from the Related links section.

QCE forecaster

Download the QCE forecaster (.XLSX 50KB)  t​o calculate your QCE points and ATAR eligibility from your subject selection. Follow the QCE forecaster instructional video below.

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Academic good standing policy

At the core of the operations of Chancellor State College is the academic good standing, assessment and special considerations policy in the Senior School.

Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA)

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority provides P to 12 syllabuses, assessment, reporting, testing, accreditation and certification services for Queensland schools.

Access Arrangements and Reasonable Adjustments (AARA)

Access Arrangements and Reasonable Adjustments (AARA) are available for internal assessment and external exams to support students with diagnosed medical conditions, social and emotional conditions, physical impairments or students who experience misadventure or illness. All AARA applications need to be submitted by the college to be approved by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority. For further information about the AARA application process please read the AARA Application Pack or visit the QCAA website.

Alternate Learning Options

Alternate Learning Options offer flexibility in how senior students access learning opportunities. The Wednesday program has been designed to include a time allocation for students and their individually organised ALO's.

ALO's that students are undertaking include:

  • Traineeships / Apprenticeships / Work Placement
  • Individual sports training
  • Music Tuition
  • Dance Tuition
  • Virtual Schooling
  • HEADSTART program
  • USC Library (Student directed learning – quiet independent work with access to USC resources)
  • ICT Courses
  • Work
  • Study at Home

Other ALOs could include:

  • TAFE and Private Training Courses
  • Community Projects
  • Structured Workplace Learning

These options must be negotiated with the College. Contact the Administration if you want further information about this program.


 Year 9 into 10 Virtual Parent Information Session

 Online subject selection Year 9 into 10 'how to'

 Year 10 into 11 - The QCE at Chancellor State College

 New QCE Faculty Presentations

 New QCE General Subjects

 New QCE Applied and VET Subjects

 Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Strategy

Last reviewed 16 February 2022
Last updated 16 February 2022