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Senior secondary

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Years 10, 11 and 12

Our Senior Secondary Curriculum is outlined in our Senior Course Guide (PDF, 3MB)

In Year 10 at Indooroopilly, all students study Subjects from the Learning Areas of English and Mathematics.

In addition, students choose from the following subjects:
Applied Studies, Biology, Business Core Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Chinese Acceleration, Dance, Design, Drama, Economics, Film, Television and New Media, Geography, Certificate I in Furnishing, Physical Education, History, History in Spanish Immersion, Digital Solutions, Legal Studies, Music, Physics, Spanish, Spanish Immersion, Science in Spanish Immersion, Visual Art.

Students who are enrolled in Spanish Immersion study an advanced Spanish course (Spanish Immersion), Science in Spanish Immersion and History in Spanish Immersion.

Students who are enrolled in Chinese Acceleration will study an advanced Chinese course (Chinese Acceleration). Students enrolled in the Mathematics and Engineering Acceleration Course will study Mathematics Methods at a Year 11 level.

In Years 11 and 12, students choose one English course from English, Literature, English as an Additional Language or Dialect and Essential English.  Students may also choose both English and Literature, and in Year 12, English & Literature Extension.  Students generally select five subjects from a comprehensive range of courses in line with their strengths, interests and future plans.  Most students choose a Mathematics course from the subjects General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods and Essential Mathematics.  Students who do not choose one of these subjects will be required to complete a foundational Mathematics course in Year 11 Semester 1 for Queensland Certificate of Education purposes.

Indooroopilly State High School offers both the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) to students in Years 11 and 12.

Course Guides

Key Documents

Presentations

Subject Selection Information and Forms

Our Senior Course Guide features profiles of seven Indro alumni. Maya Lamont, Sophie Barton, Shahmir Ali, Adelina Martinez, Nicole Cheng, Tom Robinson and Lauren Krause talked about their subject choices, career pathways, aspirations and habits that led to success. 

Alumni profile: Meg Thomas


QCE Academic Achievers

Indro 2018 graduate Maya Lamont’s Year 12 results placed her ahead of more than 51,000 of her peers from education sectors across Queensland. Maya was announced as Queensland’s Outstanding Academic Achiever when the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority presented its Queensland Certificate of Education Awards in February 2019. 

Indro 2019 graduate Riley Guyatt was recognised as one of the state's top 34 students. Riley, who received a prestigious Tuckwell Scholarship to The Australian National University, was one of 31 students named as Distinguished Academic Achievers at the Queensland Certificate of Education Awards in 2020.


Alumni profile: Maya Lamont

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Last reviewed 06 May 2021
Last updated 06 May 2021