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First Lego League Robotics Challengers

Date: November 22, 2016

Suncoast Robotics has had yet another successful year and expanded to include students from Years 3 – 10 who have

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Chatterboxes Speech Pathology Services in 2017

Date: November 21, 2016

Our wonderful consultant Speech Therapist from Chatterboxes Speech Pathology Services, Ms Rebecca Harris, will be moving to Brisbane at the

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Sienna Wins Runner-Up in Robotics Competition

Date: November 21, 2016

Congratulations to Sienna Higgins who has been awarded Runner-up in the Stockland Robotics’s competition in association with Young Innovator’s Day.

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Suncoast Community Garden Launch Party

Date: November 8, 2016

Calling all green thumbs! We are delighted to invite all families to the launch of an exciting new initiative on

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Year 6 Strength & Shine Program

Date: November 8, 2016

Throughout this last semester, we have been facilitating two courses which are specifically targeted at Year 6 students as they navigate

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Secondhand Uniform Stall

Date: November 8, 2016

P&F Secondhand Uniform Stall will be held on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 November, behind the Common (across from the

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Email: info@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au

Telephone Main: 07 5451 3600

International: + 61 7 5451 3600

Facsimile: 07 5442 2212


Absentee Line: 07 5451 3602

Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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Senior Years

" My son has often commented on the seemingly endless time, advice and guidance that the teachers have given him, along with encouragement to enable him to succeed in his Senior Years. " College Parent

Senior Years is a time of growing in personal responsibility, of advanced learning, the setting of life goals and of spiritual growth. It is an exciting and fulfilling three years as students approach their graduation.

It is to our Seniors that we look for guidance in terms of setting the tone and culture of our College. Over the years we have been proud of the standards set and role modelling of our Senior students; decency, honesty, integrity, courage and faithfulness are all attributes that we strive for at Suncoast.

Senior students are leaders. They express this through leadership of the Year Level Delegate Committee, their involvement in performing arts, sport and in community activities. The Senior badge is worn with well-deserved pride.

senior Years - curriculumYear 10 students study the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Christian Studies along with two electives of their choice.

These subjects help to develop skills and concepts necessary for their Year 11 and 12 OP and Vocational subjects and traineeships. The holistic curriculum features work experience, Leadership and Personal Development Camps and Christian Studies program .

CERT III Music ImageRecreational and competitive sport occurs in the timetable for all students. In addition, teams of Senior students compete against other Independent schools in Touch, Rugby, Football, Volleyball and Basketball.

An extensive Voice and Instrumental Program (VIP) supports performance opportunities at Chapels, Assemblies and special events such as the Onstage variety concert, the biannual musical production, Easter and end of year celebrations. Chapel Bands, the Performance Band and Dance Company provide a world of performance opportunities.

Many students also choose to participate in the Voice & Instrumental program’s (VIP), Speech, Drama & Dance classes, offered at the College.

Subject Selection Year 10

The CORE subjects for Year 10 are:
English
Mathematics
Science
Humanities
Christian Studies
HPE
The two ELECTIVE subjects for Year 10 are selected from the following subjects:
Business StudiesDance
Design & TechnologiesDrama
ArtFood & Textile Technologies
MusicDigital Technologies
Media Studies

Subject Selection Year 11 and 12

Students study 6 subjects: English and Mathematics, and 4 electives.
Academic

6 subjects, including Senior English and either Maths A or Maths B

Academic/Vocational

5 subjects, including Senior English and either Maths A or Maths B, and Certificate (ie Cert II Hospitality or Cert III Music) OR Traineeship

Vocational

6 subjects, can include English Communication, Pre-Vocational Maths, and any number of Certificates OR Traineeship.

 
English OptionsMathematics OptionsOP SubjectsNON OP Subjects
English (OP)Mathematics A (OP)Ancient HistoryCert III Christian Ministry
English Communication (Non OP)Mathematics B (OP)BiologyCreative Arts
Pre-Vocational Mathematics (Non OP)Business Communications & TechnologiesCert II Hospitality
ChemistryCert I Manufacturing (Year 11) & Certificate I in Furnishing (Year 12)
DanceCert III Music
DramaSchool-based Traineeship or Apprenticeship (Subject to availability)
EconomicsIndustrial Technology Skills
Film, TV and New Media
Geography
Home Economics
Legal Studies
Mathematics C
Music
Physical Education
Physics
Visual Art
Information Technology Systems

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs at Suncoast provide our students with great pathways into the workforce and further education.

We recognise that there are many pathways to success. These can be solely vocational, with a ‘hands on’ learning emphasis without the OP component or blended, where many students choose a dual pathway that still provides an OP but contains a vocational education and training component.

 

The following programs are available through various providers:
  • 10432NAT – Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology
    30414 RTO: Mueller College Limited
  • 39292QLD – Certificate IV in Justice Studies
    32123QLD RTO: Unity College
Suncoast Christian College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 30574) and can deliver the following courses:
  • MSA10107 Certificate I in Manufacturing (Pathways)
  • MSF10113 Certificate I in Furnishing
  • SIT20213 Certificate II in Hospitality
  • CUS30109 Certificate III in Music

School-based Traineeship/Apprenticeships

The College currently has approximately 30 school-based trainees and apprentices out in the workforce in vocational areas as diverse as: community recreation officer, hairdressing, hospitality, broadcasting, retail and aeroskills.

School-based traineeships and apprenticeships are integrated into the Senior timetable as one of the six Senior subjects so students may remain OP eligible.

Christian & Community Service

The College is committed to teaching our students the value of having a servant heart, particularly to those people in our community whose lives have been altered through tragic personal circumstances and hardships.

Students also have the opportunity to be involved in biennial overseas mission trips, Bloomhill Cancer Help fundraiser, fundraising for ‘Compassion’ Children, 40 Hour Famine, Day for Daniel, the annual Senior Citizens Easter celebration and various community volunteering projects.

Information Learning Technology

All Secondary students are part of the 1:1 Notebook Program, equipped with a device for use at home and at school. A campus-wide wireless network ensures students can be online and connected to the Internet anywhere on site.

Each student is protected online at home and at school by Netbox Blue, a powerful internet and content filter, which is installed on every College computer to ensure proper restrictions and safety is in place.

Pastoral Care

The Chaplaincy team consists of the Director of Student Development and Life Coach and the Secondary School Chaplain. Together they provide pastoral care, life skills coaching both in and out of class, and organise weekly Chapel for the students to continually grow in their knowledge and understanding of God’s love for them.

The Chaplaincy team is in place to assist students and their families as they navigate their way through the school years. It is understood that this stage of life can present many challenges that are unexpected and often very difficult.

We consider it a privilege to be given the opportunity to work with the families who are a part of our community.

Performing Arts Opportunities

A love for the Arts is encouraged at Suncoast. Students regularly perform at Chapels, assemblies and special events such as the Onstage variety concert, the biannual production, Easter Celebration and end of year celebrations. Choirs, Dance Eisteddfods, Chapel Bands, Performance Band and Dance Company, provide a world of performing opportunities.

Many students also choose to participate in the Voice & Instrumental program’s (VIP), Speech, Drama & Dance classes, offered at the College.

VIP Program

2017 Senior Years Curriculum Handbook

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