For schools still using Queensland Curriculum until the end of 2020. For schools using Australian Curriculum, please refer to the P–10 Australian Curriculum section.
The Year 10 Guidelines provide information and advice for planning and delivery of challenging and engaging courses in a range of school settings and for different groups of students.
The Guidelines were first released in January 2009, and a revised second edition was released in June 2009. An overview of the Year 10 Guidelines, relevant learning area extracts and learning options and advice are provided separately.
Learning area extracts from Year 10 Guidelines
Each learning area extract includes information on how the learning areas are organised, planning courses of study, assessment advice and specific information for one learning area that links Years 1-9 to Years 10-12.
- The Arts learning area (PDF, 609 kB) (DOCX, 505 kB)
- Business learning area (PDF, 453 kB) (DOCX, 480 kB)
- Geography learning area (PDF, 644 kB) (DOCX, 493 kB)
- Health and Physical Education learning area (PDF, 533 kB) (DOCX, 477 kB)
- Languages learning area (PDF, 458 kB) (DOCX, 479 kB)
- Technology learning area (PDF, 402 kB) (DOCX, 498 kB)
Year 10 learning options and advice
This extract contains general information about including advice about the Senior Education and Training (SET) Plan or equivalent, career development and work education, commencing VET , achieving a QCE or QCIA and the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test.
Queensland courses that overlap significantly with the Australian Curriculum courses will cease to be offered. All Queensland schools are now teaching, assessing and reporting using the Australian Curriculum in English, Mathematics, Science and History. However, past curriculum will continue to be a valuable resource.