Year 10 Curriculum

Year 10 is the transition year from middle to senior schooling; students are introduced to work experience through supported programs and are equipped with the preliminary skills required for work in the wider world. All students in Year 10 will be enrolled in a combination of endorsed programs through the Secondary Curriculum Standards Authority and School Developed Programs. Option subjects change annually and they are offered through both Leeming ESC, and Leeming SHS to provide your child with an exciting and engaging program of study.

CoursesDescriptors
English   Preliminary Unit 1English Preliminary Unit 1 is endorsed through the Secondary Curriculum Standards Authority. This course focuses on the fundamental skills that support language use. Language plays a central role in human life: it provides a vehicle for communication and independence. The course recognises the diversity of the student population and builds on students’ knowledge of how language works and how to use language in a variety of forms and situations. Students develop skills to communicate and respond to ideas, feelings and attitudes and to interact effectively with others.   The focus for this unit is independence. Students develop and apply language skills within their family, school, social and community contexts. 
Mathematics   Preliminary Unit 1Mathematics Preliminary Unit 1 is endorsed through the Secondary Curriculum Standards Authority. This course focuses on the practical application of knowledge, skills and understandings to a range of environments that will be accessed by students with special education needs. The main emphasis is on developing a student’s understanding of the mathematics concepts that they need in order to make sense of, and to be able to function as independently as possible within their home, community and work environments.  This course provides the opportunity for students to prepare for post-school options of employment and further training.   In this unit, students use whole numbers for purposes to meet their daily needs, including money matters and reading the time.
Health and Physical Education   Preliminary Unit 1 and Unit 2The course focuses on providing students with opportunities to enhance their health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity participation. Throughout the course, students are encouraged to strengthen their sense of self as well as build and maintain satisfying relationships. The course assists with their development of resilience, decision making and taking actions to promote their health, safety and physical activity participation. Opportunities are provided for students to use resources for themselves and the communities with which they identify and to which they belong.   Unit 1
This unit focuses on developing fundamental movement skills, concepts and safety rules related to physical activity. It introduces basic concepts of health and protective behaviours Unit 2
This unit focuses on developing fundamental movement skills, concepts and safety rules related to physical activity. It builds on developing and maintaining positive health behaviours and provides strategies for harm minimisation.
Bush Rangers   Level 1Bush Rangers Western Australia has operated as part of the State Government’s Cadets WA program since 1998. The program fosters confidence in life skills such as leadership and teamwork, and an ethic for conservation community service. Students engage in a variety of activities over Years 10 – 12 including conservation field trips, incursions, camps and modules of learning activities.
Work Studies   ASDAN WorkrightWorkright provides a framework to develop a range of transferable employability skills in preparation for work experience in Term 4. ASDAN Workright is  prerequisite to the ADWPL course which students will undertake in Years 11 – 12.
Community Based LearningCommunity Based Learning is a school developed subject which focuses on providing students with the necessary skills to navigate their community safely. Students will participate in activities to develop their use of public transport, road awareness, orientation and protective behaviours to access services, products and support within the wider community.