Choosing A Senior Study Pathway

Choosing a pathway is often a difficult task because career development is a long-term process. As we grow, we change, and so do our goals and preferred career outcomes.  At the same time, we are aware that employment and the labour market are constantly...

Programs and Study Choices

As a Senior College we are able to offer an extensive range of subject choices for students from Years 10 to 12. This enables the College to manage individual career pathways to suit the interests and needs of each student.

Programs, Certificates & Subjects Guide

Our guide for 2015 is now available!. This newspaper is a resource guide for students, parents, guardians and teachers.

Year 10 Overview

At Hallam Senior College Year 10 students may undertake elements of VELS, VCE, VET & VCAL in combination with access to senior studies. Students study core subjects and electives across the three strands of Physical, Personal And Social Learning,...

VCE Overview

The VCE (Victorian Certificate of Education) is awarded to students who successfully complete their secondary education. It is recognised internationally, and provides pathways to further study at university, TAFE (Technical and Further Education) and...

VCAL Overview

The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) is a senior secondary certificate based on applied learning. The VCAL has been designed to meet the needs of students in Years 11 and 12 who require a senior secondary qualification based on practical...

VET Overview

VET in School Certificates are undertaken by senior secondary school students as part of their secondary school certificate; the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL).


AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a VCE and University-readiness programme designed to increase students’ ability to succeed in VCE and to be accepted into University courses. The programme can serve all students but is particularly f...

Study 4 Success

Study 4 Success is a supervised program that supports young people with a quiet space to complete homework or study 3 afternoons a week during the school term.

YPEP Learning Hubs

  Where young parents learn with their babies Commencing at Hallam Senior College in 2020 The YPEP is an inclusive Learning Hub for pregnant and parenting young people (15 to 21 years) to complete their education through studying the VCAL...

Centre of Excellence: Sports

The Hallam Senior College Sports Academy is an exciting and unique program that promotes school connectedness through sport in a student athlete friendly environment.

Creative And Performing Arts (CAPA)

We aim to provide clear pathways that link career aspirations with opportunities in both school and the wider community. Partnership links with educational organisations, industry professionals and arts focused organisations are a feature of the prog...