Year 12 Curriculum

Year 12 students are encouraged to consolidate pathways beyond school. Through work experience opportunities, they may be offered work trials which lead to post school employment. TAFE courses are offered both on and off site and are complimented by classroom enrichment programs. All students in Year 12 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.

For English and Mathematics, students are only enrolled in one of the courses listed.

CoursesDescriptors
EnglishPreliminary Unit 3 Preliminary Unit 4English Preliminary Units 3 and 4 are 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.  

Units 3 and 4 The focus for this unit is a continuation of Units 1, 2, or 3, in the application of language in multi contexts to foster independence.  
MathematicsPreliminary Unit 3 Preliminary Unit 4 ASDAN Towards Independence: Money ProgressionMathematics Mathematics Preliminary Units 3 and 4 are 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.  


Unit 3 In this unit, students continue develop their various computational skills with whole numbers for purposes to meet their daily needs and money matters. They continue to work with money problems and learn to use banking services. The students read scales on measuring devices, such as kitchen scales, jugs and analogue clocks. They examine timetables and estimate the passing of time for various activities. They also use the language of chance and consider the likelihood of certain events happening.  

Unit 4 In this unit, students use whole numbers for purposes to meet their daily needs, including money matters. They respond to terms about comparative measurement and the passing of time, follow simple directions and recognise familiar shapes. They engage in counting and sort familiar objects or events.  

ASDAN Towards Independence: Money Progression ASDAN Award Programs blend activity-based curriculum enrichment with a framework for the development, assessment and accreditation of key skills and other personal and social skills, with emphasis on rewarding achievement. Through this module, students will develop an awareness, and practise of money in a functional capacity to foster independence. Through this course of study, students are required to complete a minimum of 6 sections including: a study of coin and note values, using money to access leisure activities, raising money for charity, running a mini enterprise and managing money to develop an understanding of saving and budgeting.
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.
  Authority Developed Workplace Learning (ADWPL)The Workplace Learning endorsed program provides an opportunity for a student to demonstrate, and develop increasing competence to participate successfully in the workplace for future employment. To complete this program, a student is required to participate in work experience to develop a set of transferable workplace skills. The student must also provide evidence of his/her knowledge and understanding of the workplace skills by completing the Authority’s Workplace Learning Skills Journal after each 55 hours completed in the workplace.
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.
ASDAN Towards Independence Self-AdvocacyASDAN Award Programs blend activity-based curriculum enrichment with a framework for the development, assessment and accreditation of key skills and other personal and social skills, with emphasis on rewarding achievement. Through this module, students will develop the core skills essential to advocate in their lives now, and into the future to achieve their goals.
ASDAN Towards Independence Using TransportASDAN Award Programs blend activity-based curriculum enrichment with a framework for the development, assessment and accreditation of key skills and other personal and social skills, with emphasis on rewarding achievement. ASDAN Using Transport provides students with the opportunity to plan and prepare for travel. A key component of this course including learning to cope with problems which may arise when accessing public transport and facilities in the community
Protective BehavioursProtective Behaviours is a school developed program from Years 7 – 12. Students in Year 12 focus on two key concepts: we all have the right to feel safe at all times and we can talk with someone about anything no matter what it is. The program aims to teach students self-awareness, develop understanding of rights and responsibilities, recognise safe people and safe places in their lives, and understand that feelings differ between people and situations.