Year 10 Subject Selection 2022 - Firbank Grammar

Year 10 Subject Selection 2022

Welcome to Year 10 subject selection for 2022. On this page, you will find everything you need to know about selecting your electives for Year 10 in 2022.

Click here to view the Year 10 Subject Selection Summary 2022

Click here to view the Year 10 Curriculum Overview 2022

There will be a subject selection information session for all Year 10 students on Tuesday, 15 July held during a year group meeting. Heads of Department will provide information about each elective and the Deputy Head of Learning will explain the elective selection process.

In addition, you will find links below to specific videos about each elective, outlining what students will learn. These should answer any elective-specific questions you may have. Should you have any further questions, the contact details for the relevant Head of Department will be listed at the end of each presentation.

Science Subjects

Students are required to select four Science preferences from any area.

The recommended prerequisites for studying Biology, Chemistry or Physics at VCE level are Cells and Life, Chemical Bonding and Reactions and Objects in Motion.

Please view the video below, explaining what each science subject will cover.


You are required to select eight electives from below. Six of these are your preferred choices and two are reserve choices.

Please place your electives in order of preference from 1 to 8.

Each elective runs for one semester, with the exception of languages and VCE Dance. Languages and VCE count as two preferences as they run for both semesters.

Subject to availability, every effort will be made so that you can study your preferred four selections. Please note that not all options may run and some may be offered online.  

Please click the links below to view the elective presentations which may help with your selection.


English Language Studies (ELS)
*With recommendation from Head of Student Services

English as an Additional Language Support (EAL)
*With recommendation from Head of Student Services




  • Chinese First Language: VCE Unit 1 & 2
  • Chinese Second Language
  • Chinese Second Language Advanced: VCE Unit 1 & 2



Performing Arts

Dance: VCE Unit 1 & 2



Visual Art


  • ART 1: Art @ 21: Artist in the Studio – 2D
  • ART 2: Art Around the 3D Studio

Visual Communication Design

Digital Media – Industry Practice



History: Movements for change

Politics: VCE Unit 1

Global Politics: VCE Unit 2


Ethics: VCE Unit 2

Business Studies

Be Your Own Boss

Citizens and the Law


Food Studies


Applied Digital Technology


STEM at Firbank


For students who would like to study a subject externally, such as a language from the Victorian School of Languages (VSL), please select ‘Other’ as a subject on the portal.

For students who would like to reduce their electives by one (recommendation from the Head of Student Services required), please select ‘Other’ and email your Wellbeing Leader and Kim Elith, Director of Learning.

+61 3 9591 5188

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