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“Helping students develop their voice in today’s world” Year 12 students further practice their persuasive writing skills to voice their opinions in a public setting. Students’ Letter to the Editor assessment sees them to utilise different writing techniques (e.g humour, compassion, evidence-based, etc.) and styles (e.g. formal or informal) to draft an opinion piece on...
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“You wouldn’t buy a car without taking it for a test-drive, so why shouldn’t we do the same with our future careers?” Across two years at The Academy, students can expect to complete at least 20 days of self-driven structured work experience with companies and organisations from a range of different industries. Facilitating work experience...
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Two of the most common questions we hear at The Academy are “what is VCAL?” and “can my son still get into uni after The Academy?” – let’s explore the answers here. Firstly, let’s get a better understanding of VCAL. VCAL stands for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning. Its approach to learning is designed...
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“Students put their best boots forward” Term 2 in year 11 sees students get a taste for life as a professional sporting athlete through working towards their first boot sponsorship. In students’ My Take 1 unit (literacy skills) students are tasked with preparing and submitting an application to their favourite footy boots manufacturer to gain sponsorship for...
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