Our Senior School students are provided with a diverse range of opportunities to experience real and authentic learning that connects them with their future beyond Lourdes Hill.
The College offers:
Elective subjects can be taken as a Minor or Major to give girls as wide a range of learning experiences as possible, two electives are to be chosen. Additional elective opportunities are available in Semester 2 of Year 10, to prepare students for Years 11 and 12.
History & Geography
Health & Physical Education
Year 10 Transition Program
Our Year 10 transition program is designed to develop students’ collaboration, creativity and leadership skills and includes devising and presenting a theatrical production relating to current global issues.
Years 11 & 12
Information Technology Systems
Study of Religion
A range of opportunities are available in Vocational Learning, including English Communication, Visual Arts in Practice, Drama in Practice, Religion and Ethics, Early Childhood Practices, Hospitality, Social & Community Studies and Pre-Vocational Maths and Cert III in Business.
Faculty of Differentiated Learning
Structures and specialist staff support the enhancement of learning in key areas:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
High Achieving Students
A small number of students may be offered the opportunity to participate in extra Literacy classes following testing undertaken by the College.
Whilst Pastoral Care is intrinsic in all classes and by all teachers, we also have a program designed specifically to address the pastoral needs of our students. Our Leadership Development Program teaches many values and skills which support students to make healthy choices by assisting them to develop knowledge and skills.
The Leadership Development lessons which students attend once a fortnight will cover the following topics:
Year 10: Empowerment - Self: healthy relationships, preparing for Senior School
Year 11: Leadership: healthy self (including positive self talk, helpful thinking), leadership.
Year 12: Healthy futures: including mindset resilience, transition.
Over and above these sessions we also have guest speakers to cover topics appropriate to the developmental stage of the year levels including, positive self image, being responsible digital citizens and leadership.