Year 11 & 12 Curriculum
Australian Islamic College offers a broad and engaging curriculum for year 11 and 12 students. We encourage our students to choose a balanced selection of courses that will enable them to optimise their learning and satisfy their interests. This handbook describes the courses that the College may offer to year 11 & 12 students in 2021, subject to adequate demand.
Details of the courses and pathways offered can be found in the Curriculum Handbooks below.
Year 11 & 12 Learning Areas
In Years 11 and 12, different English pathways such as Foundation, General, English as an Additional Dialect or Language (EALD) and ATAR English are offered based on students’ future tertiary interests and eligibility requirements.
Various literary events and electives such as Drama and Journalism offer opportunities for students to hone their talents at speaking and writing and build confidence to function as positive, proactive and successful global citizens.
Humanities and Social Sciences
The knowledge, skills, and values acquired during the Lower School Program will equip students to successfully complete one or more of the Upper School Courses of Study:
Business Management and Enterprise
Politics and Law
Accounting and Finance
Year 11 and 12 courses will include three themes: The individual, The Arabic-speaking communities, and the changing world. Students will develop skills in many Arabic text types such as: a letter (personal or formal), conversation, an atrial and a short story…etc.).
They will also practice five types of writing: Persuasive, Informative, Evaluative, Imaginative and Personal writing.
Students in years 11 and 12 study a course named Applied Islam. This is an endorsed program which moves away from the topics of years 7 to 10 and focuses on modern day issues faced by young people. This course is tailored to suit the needs of young people beyond their school years. It serves to prepare them for the challenges of being a young adult.
(a) Digital Technologies
Year 11 and 12 students can engage in Digital Technologies by electing to study in the following courses:
Applied Information Technology General course.
Applied Information Technology ATAR Course
Computer Science ATAR Course
(b) Design and Technologies
Year 11 and 12 students can engage in Design and Technologies by electing to study in the following course:
Material and Design