Senior School

Oakleigh Grammar Senior School students are more than just a number.

Recognising the link between positive teacher/student relationships and VCE success, our dedicated staff work to ensure that students are given the individualised learning and pastoral support they require.

Responsibility for one’s own behaviour and learning become more important as students consolidate their learning styles and identify their strengths and challenges. As young citizens of a complex and demanding global community, they are encouraged to view problems as opportunities for growth.

The Careers Department assists students in shaping their final years of secondary study to complement their career ambitions. Senior School students may choose to undertake extension studies and capable Year 10s can include VCE units in their study programs.

Students are challenged to understand and clarify their individual beliefs and moral code. They develop an understanding of the importance of role modelling to younger students. Leadership within year levels and of the student body are the responsibility of all Senior students.

Students explore habits of effective and healthy adult life and are encouraged to venture into the world as happy, accomplished, well-adjusted and contributing citizens.

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Year 10 - Middle Years Programme

Year 10 is the final year for the International Baccalaureate MYP at Oakleigh Grammar. The MYP Year 10 Curriculum is a balanced, broad offering of year based subjects. Students study the following five MYP subjects in Year 10:

  • Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Science
  • Language Acquisition (Greek or Mandarin)

In addition, students choose one of the following subjects as their sixth MYP subject:

  • Physical and Health Education
  • Arts (Art and Visual Communication Design)
  • Design (Food Technology and Digital Technology)
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Year 10 - The Personal Project

The Personal Project is an exciting opportunity for year ten students to produce a truly personal and often creative product/outcome, and to demonstrate a consolidation of their learning in the MYP.

Personal Projects encourage students to strengthen their research, self-management, thinking and communication skills and ultimately reflect on their development as IB learners in an area of personal interest. They represent a fabulous opportunity for students to engage in a topic they might be interested in pursuing at a career level, university, further study or for humanitarian reasons.

Through MYP projects, students experience the responsibility of completing a significant piece of work over an extended period of time, as well as the need to reflect on their learning and the outcomes of their work – key skills that prepare students for success in further study, the workplace and the community.

Academic success, responsible citizenship and student wellbeing are the priorities in the Senior School - from Year 10 through to VCE.

Years 11 & 12 - VCE

Oakleigh Grammar offers approximately 20 different studies from which to select a VCE program. These come from English, Arts, Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Languages and Health and Physical Education.

In addition to these subjects, students may choose to include Vocational Education and Training (VET) off-campus programs among their choices in completing the VCE.

Discover the VCE subjects offered at Oakleigh Grammar.

*Availability of VCE units are subject to change 

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