Our curriculum is derived from the Board of Studies Teaching & Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) syllabus requirements in conjunction with the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Course Outlines published annually for parents and students describe course and assessment offerings from Kindergarten to Year 12.

A full academic program is offered from Kindergarten to Year 12, with progressive learning and skill development each year leading students to confidently sit examinations for the award of the Year 10 School Certificate and the Year 12 Higher School Certificate.  Studies of Religion are regarded as being of special importance in nurturing the Christian growth of Senior Students.

All students are required, therefore, to enrol in this subject and to achieve a level of performance equal to the average of their other academic subjects.

The following guidelines are available in the Senior School Student Guide and via the Learning Management System, SEQTA:
• Course Outlines
• Course Assessments, Evaluations and Reports
• Incomplete Assignment Policy
• Examination Rules and Appeals processes
• Homework Expectations
• Library, ICT and associated Policies



Extended Academic Opportunities

In partnership with our industry and institutional partners, Students are encouraged to participate in a wide range of academic co-curricular opportunities such as external English, Mathematics, Science, Writing, and Computer competitions. Students may also complete courses which enhance their organisational skills, debating, public speaking and, Mock Trials. These courses all provide practical, stimulating and confidence-building opportunities.

Student Support Program

The College is at the forefront of a ‘best practice’ student-support initiative entitled, ‘Optimising the Learning Potential of Students.’ A comprehensive assessment of all students is undertaken at key points in schooling. This provides the school and parents with a comprehensive profile for each student. Moreover, it provides an informed basis upon which teachers, counsellors, chaplains, administrators, and parents can respond to the respective needs of each student in order to optimise learning potential.
 
Parents and teachers can review the academic and pastoral care requirements of students using real-time information via SEQTA, the College’s Learning Management System.


Career Guidance/Education

The Career Guidance program of the College places considerable emphasis on preparing and guiding students in their professional and vocational choices. As prospective leaders in the community, students are encouraged to recognise the value and dignity of work, responsibility, reliability, initiative, and enterprise.

A special feature of the College is the Year 10 Work Experience Program. A wide range of occupations are chosen by students for their week-long immersion, which represent current interests and also future aspirations which will align with fields of study for their Higher School Certificate and beyond.

The week-long placement with a community employer, provides students with an insight into the many and varied technical, professional service and vocational roles which support our evolving society.