The curriculum promotes higher academic standards and challenges students to achieve their best. To meet the specific needs of the Lalor school community, a wide range of core and specialist subjects are offered.

Subjects are undertaken through  a number of Key Learning Areas (KLAs):

  • Arts, which includes the Visual Arts, the Performing Arts (Music and Drama)
  • English, including English as an Additional Language (EAL)
  • Health and Physical Education (HPE)
  • Humanities, which consists of: History, Geography, Civics and Economics
  • Languages (Italian, French, Greek and Macedonian)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology, which includes: Food Technology, Product Design & Technology; and Digital Technologies.

Our Year 7 – 10 courses are based on the Victorian Curriculum and taught to this approved documentation. The curriculum for Years 11 & 12 is set by the VCAA, with Lalor Secondary College offering a wide range of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), Vocational Educational Training (VET) and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) courses. These provide students with numerous pathways to success once Secondary schooling is completed.

The detailed year level handbooks are provided as a parent and student information resource relating to all subjects, school organisation and processes. Year level information evenings supplement the handbook information.

  • It is essential that all parents and student access the following Handbooks in order to be fully informed as to the individual subject choices.
  • Please click here to download Lalor Secondary College 2021-2022 VCE Handbook.
  • Please click here to download Lalor Secondary College 2021-2022 VCAL Handbook.
  • Please click here to download Lalor Secondary College 2020-2021 Year 7 & 8 Handbook.
  • Please click here to download Lalor Secondary College 2021 Year 9 Handbook.
  • Please click here to download Lalor Secondary College 2021 Year 10 Handbook.
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Accounting

Applied Computing

Biology

Business Management

Chemistry

Economics

English as Additional Language

Environmental Science

Food Studies

Foundation Maths

French – Language

General & Further Maths

Geography

Global and Australian Politics

Health and Human Development

History

Legal Studies

Literature

Maths Methods

Media

Music Performance

Physical Education

Physics

Product Design and Technology

Psychology

Sociology

Specialist Maths

Studio Arts

Theatre Studies

VCE English

Visual Communication and Design

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Architecture and Industrial Design

Basic Psychology

Business Practice

Cold War History

Commerce

Dance

Digital Technology

Drama

Electronics

Film Analysis

Food Technology

Horticulture and Sustainability

Introduction to VCAL

Journalism

Juvenile Justice

Languages

Literature

Mechatronics and Engineering Systems

Media

Music Expression, Performance and Investigation

Photography

Product Design and Technology

Rivalry, Power and Passion

Studio Arts

The Commissioned Artist

The Global Citizen

Visual Communication and Design

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2D Art

3D Art

Advance

American History

Applied Maths

Architecture and Industrial Design

Art in Fashion

Cake Decoration

Dance

Digital Design

Digital Technology – Hands On Digitech

Digital Technology

Drama

Electronic Music Production

Engineers Without Borders (STEM)

English in Love

Film and Television

Food Technology

Forensic Science

History’s Mysteries

Literature

Mechatronics and Engineering Systems

Music Expression, Performance and Investigation

Product Design and Technology

Sport Education

Visual Communication and Design