Curriculum information of Carey Baptist Grammar School

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Year 12 and VCE


Year 12 students generally study:

  • Units 3 and 4 of English, English as an Additional Language, English Language or Literature;
  • four sequences of Units 3 and 4, in addition to English.

Year 12 students may apply to enrol for University Extension Studies but only as a sixth subject. These subjects are equivalent in content and assessment in every respect to one or more current first year studies and are at least 20% of a full-time first year university course.

Students who successfully complete a University Extension Study receive a graded increment toward their ATAR score. Depending on the student's performance the increment may be as high as that available for a VCE subject. Depending on their performance students may be allowed to proceed to second year study at a university in that discipline.

See University Extension under Other Curriculum for further details.