Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) 2014. Year 12 in 2014 Leeming Senior High School Parent Information Evening Monday 10 th February 2014. The Structure of the Parent Information Evening. Welcome by Vance Bryan – Student Services Manager
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Western Australian Certificate of Education(WACE)2014
Year 12 in 2014
Leeming Senior High School
Parent Information Evening
Monday 10th February 2014
END OF INFORMATION EVENING – DRIVE SAFELY
Email – first name.last [email protected]
26 May 2014
Semester One exams begin
22 September 2014
Semester Two (Mock ATAR) exams begin
22 October 2014
Final attendance day at Leeming Senior High School.
22 October 2014
Last date for schools/providers to inform students in writing of their grades (and school marks for Stage 2 and Stage 3 units) for all course units studied in Year 12.
17 October 2014
Year 12 students usually need to remain enrolled until this date to complete the requirements of the structured educational program which is required for a grade to be assigned for a course unit.
3 November 2014
Start of WACE (ATAR) written examinations.
26 November 2014
Valedictory (Graduation) ceremony.
HOW DO WE GET THERE SUCCESSFULLY???
Some sources that offer curriculum support services for senior secondary students:
sets standards of student achievement and for the assessment and certification of student achievement according to those standards.
processing of applications for admission to undergraduate courses at the public WA Universities.
the “Schools” tab offers a range of support services for parents/guardians and students.
the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) website and WACE exam papers from previous years.
these are specialist revision classes/courses for Yr11/12 with an eye on university entrance – these are payment courses (several locations – phone 9486 1377 or 0488 102 907 for further details).
What should my child have achieved in Year 12 at Leeming Senior High School?All year 12 students should ideally leave school with a minimum of a 55+ ATAR and / or a Certificate II qualification.
Breadth and depth
- four course units from English, Literature and/or English as an Additional Language/Dialect, studied during Year 11 and Year 12 (at least two units completed in Year 12)
- one pair of course units from each of List A (arts/languages/social sciences) and List B (mathematics/science/technology) completed in Year 12
C grade average
8 units in Year 12
Reductions for significant numbers of endorsed programs and/or Vocational Education and Training (VET) credit transfer
English language competence
Achieving a C grade in an English course unit
Compulsory only at Stage 3 (unless exempt).
STAGE 2 - Students may apply for exemption if they are enrolled in three or fewer stage 2 pairs of units
STAGE 3 - Students may apply for exemption if they are enrolled in three or fewer stage 3 pairs of units and are enrolled to complete at least 220 nominal hours of VET in Year 12 leading to the completion of a qualification.
NOTE: Students requiring an ATAR must sit exams
Application is made prior to the examinations (through the school psychologist at Leeming SHS).
non-permanent disability or unforeseen event close to or during the examinations.
Application is made immediately after the examinations (through the Upper School Deputy Principal at Leeming Senior High School).
Entry requirements may be expressed as:
Maximum score = 100 points: