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From July 2006, new laws in Queensland have meant that young people now have to stay in school until they finish Year 10 or turn 16, whichever comes first, when previously they could leave school when they turned 15.
So you have breezed through Year 10 – and perhaps some of you are hoping to do likewise in Year 11. The news is, though, that many of you are likely to be jolted somewhat by the marked differences you may find in several areas.
Choosing your senior subjects is an experience not to be rushed.
New Senior Assessment and Tertiary Entrance Systems to Commence in 2019
Students eligible for consideration for standard admission must satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for their preferred courses. They must also have obtained an Overall Position (OP) awarded by the QSA or obtained a rank calculated by QTA
It is our aim to graduate senior students who are responsible, independent learners who are able to succeed in further education or take their place in the world of work.
Choosing subjects for Years 11 and 12 is very important and requires you to give full consideration in order to adequately prepare you for your future.
What do all of the different terms mean?
Subjects offered for study in Year 11 and 12 at Boonah State High School fall into two categories - Authority and Authority Registered Subjects.
Students who complete Year 12 and do not qualify for an OP can still gain entry to courses offered a tertiary institutions participating in QTAC.
Ranks are worked out from tables developed by QTAC in consultation with other higher education authorities. Where OP’s are based on a scale from 1 (highest) to 25 (lowest), ranks are based on a scale from 99 (highest) to 1 (lowest).
Your SET Plan maps out how you will work towards attaining a Queensland Certificate of Education or Senior Statement, a Certificate III vocational qualification, and/or a viable work option.
Boonah State High offers a Work Experience Program for all students in Years 10 and 11 which is aimed to help students make informed, realistic decisions about
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