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2017 VCE Student Handbook

VCAA Expectations, Fountain Gate Expectations, Study Hall Expectations, Study Score and ATAR Calculation and Special Considerations.

2017-2019 VCE Assessment Policy

Fountain Gate Secondary College Assessment Policy is designed to ensure that all students have access to fair and equal opportunities in their VCE School Assessed Coursework.

2017-2019 VCE Attendance Policy

Fountain Gate Secondary College believes that in order to maximise students’ potential and achievement in the VCE, students must be punctual and attend all timetabled classes.

VCE Subjects

A wide range of VCE subjects are offered and students study 12 units in Year 11 and 10 units in Year 12.

Senior Sub-School (Years 11 & 12)


VCE

The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is awarded on behalf of the State Government of Victoria to students upon successful completion of Years 11 and 12 and allows entry to tertiary institutions. Students in Year 12 are assessed using school coursework and external examinations. Outstanding students can extend their studies by undertaking a university subject within the VCE. Students can also complete a VET program as part of their VCE studies.

The minimum requirements for obtaining the VCE is satisfactory completion of 16 units including:

Note:

Further information about the VCE can also be found at: www.vcaa.vic.edu.au

Attendance

In accordance with the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) requirements, Fountain Gate Secondary College believes students should attend all timetabled and pre-arranged classes. We believe that this will allow students sufficient class time to successfully complete set class work, School Assessed Tasks (SAT’s) and School Assessed Coursework (SAC’s).

You can view your child(ren)s attendance by logging into Compass.

Student travellers, please advise both schools if absent on a travelling day.

Magazine Report (2016)

Please see the 2016 Magazine Report for an overview of last years activities.