Electives at PLC are shaped by the following principles: 

  • School pillars and values frame the curriculum 
  • Students have a say in shaping the curriculum 
  • Experiences that might not be offered in Years 11 and 12 are offered in Years 7 to 10 
  • SCSA requirements are adhered to 
  • Inquiry and Project-based Learning are the preferred pedagogies 
  • Might be special accredited course(SCSA credited) 
  • Electives have a clearly defined purpose 
  • Students have a choice of electives 
  • Electives are assessed, and progress is reported 
  • Provide opportunity for all learners 
  • Opportunity to explore other interests 
  • Allows for interdisciplinary connections to be made 
  • Are real-world related 
  • Develop 21st Century skills 
  • Fosters transferable skills 
  • Foster life skills 
  • Develop creativity 
  • Contribute to student well being 
  • Are personalized 
  • Cater for kinestheticvisual and auditory learners 
  • Have a practical focus 
  • Fit within the constraints of the timetable