Elective Information Stage 6

Elective videos have been created to provide students and parents with information relating to senior subjects on offer at St Joseph’s High School, Aberdeen.

You are encouraged to watch the videos and discuss your course options as a family to ensure you choose subjects that find a positive balance between a student’s academic strengths and general study interests.

For further information about specific course descriptions and requirements, please speak directly with the course teacher or visit the NESA website https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/11-12/hsc/about-HSC to review Stage 6 curriculum and syllabus information.

Please start with the Introduction video to obtain general information about Higher School Certificate requirements.


Aboriginal Studies                                                       


Ancient History                                                                


Business Studies                                                              


Community & Family Studies                                     



Distance Education                                                                         


Earth & Environmental Science                                                 


English Advanced                                                                            

English Extension 1                                                         

English Standard                                                                              

English Studies                                                                 

Enterprise Computing

Exploring Early Childhood                           


Hospitality – Food and Beverage  

Hospitality – Kitchen Operations  

Industrial Technology – Graphics

Industrial Technology – Timber

Investigating Science

Japanese – Beginners and Continuers

Legal Studies

Manufacturing & Engineering

Mathematics – Standard, Advanced and Extension

Modern History

Music 1

Personal Development, Health & Physical Education

Photography, Video & Digital Imaging


Primary Industries

Religion – Studies in Catholic Thought and Studies of Religion

Retail Services

Society & Culture

Software Engineering

Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation Studies


Visual Arts

Textiles & Design

Food Technology

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