Course details

CRICOS course code: 084783B

Level of study: Primary and High School

Summary

WestMAC’s Senior School programs, specifically designed for Years 10 to 12, offer students many opportunities to become self-directed, metacognitive and collaborative learners. All programs are designed to assist students develop the skills and knowledge to ensure they are fully prepared for post-school careers including tertiary education and vocational pathways. WestMAC has an on-site full-time Careers Advisor. With more than 30 curriculum subjects on offer, students receive every opportunity to pursue their passions and interests as they aspire to achieve individual excellence.

Senior School students are offered a broad and diverse curriculum, as well as tailored school timetables, as WestMAC aims to meet the individual needs of each student. WestMAC not only offers traditional core subjects but also an extensive range of innovative elective units as part of our comprehensive academic and vocational educational and training (VET) program. Among the many curriculum subjects, WestMAC offers students five science subjects including Agricultural Science, as well as extension subjects in several areas including mathematics, music and humanities. Students are also thoroughly prepared for the new internal and external ATAR assessments and the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).

West Moreton Anglican College works in conjunction with TAFE and other RTO offerings, to provide more than ten on-site certificate courses covering an extensive range of industry areas including construction, manufacturing, engineering, business, retail, hospitality, health and fitness, technology and aviation as part of WestMAC’s vocational educational program.

Senior School students are offered a range of engaging and challenging extra-curricular and outdoor experiences that foster leadership, teamwork, loyalty and persistence, while building resilience and confidence. This is part of WestMAC’s comprehensive Outdoor Education camp program for Prep to Year 12. WestMAC offers more than 35 extra-curricular programs including sport, music, drama, public speaking, cattle team show, equestrian, dance and much more. These activities allow students to not experience enjoyment and success, while striving for goals in their individual pursuits, but also ensuring they feel connected to each other and the College community.

Our community shares a set of common values and a moral framework known as the WestMAC Way. As part of the WestMAC Way, our staff teach and encourage our students to always be kind, courteous and courageous, as well as to respect themselves, and the broader community. We encourage our students to draw inspiration from our Christian ethos and to uphold these values every day. At WestMAC, every student is respected as part of the College’s strong focus on pastoral care and inclusiveness. WestMAC values meaningful relationships with families including ongoing parent-teacher consultation to ensure optimal academic achievement and student wellbeing. This is all part of WestMAC’s friendly and caring family ethos.

Year 11:

Year 11 students may complete General Subjects and Applied Subjects. To be eligible for an ATAR, a student must study a minimum of 4 General Subjects and one other. Students are required to study 6 subjects in total.

Year 12:

From 2020, Queensland’s standard pathway to tertiary entry, for Year 12 school leavers, will be the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). ATARs are calculated by Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Before 2020, the Overall Position (OP) was the primary pathway for tertiary entrance for Year 12 school leavers.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Tuition Fee: (Year 7 to 12): 26,368 per Annum; 13,184 per semester
Start date: 25 January 2022
19 April 2022
12 July 2022
Duration: 104 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

West Moreton Anglican College

Keswick Road
Ipswich Queensland 4306
Australia

Address

West Moreton Anglican College
Keswick Road
Ipswich Queensland 4306
Australia