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LCS has a wide and impressive range of subjects to offer students
LCS provides a wide range of subjects for Senior students.
In year 10 the emphasis is on consolidation in the areas of Literacy and Numeracy while offering students specialised subjects in optional areas. Students choose 3 optional subjects each semester which can include Robotics, Drama, Food Studies, Visual Art, Music, Audio Design, Life Science Extended, Humour & Satire and Small Business. LCS also has a Life Skills program for year 10 students who have a disability and need a modified curriculum that focuses on skills needed for independence and employment.
In year 11 & 12, subjects are chosen for future pathways and LCS offers an extensive range of courses accredited by the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certifiaction Authority (TASC). LCS is also part of a cooperative arrangement with St Patrick's College, Launceston Church Grammar and Scotch Oakburn College. Students wishing to study subjects that are not offered at LCS may study at one of the other schools if subject lines match up.
Students wishing to study VET courses (Vocational, Education and Training) are part of the St Patrick's College VET program.
Participation in sport is encouraged, not only through weekly PE lessons for year 10 students but also in lunchtime activities, school carnivals and interschool sport.
LCS has three sport houses or teams. They are Barrow (Red), Tamar (Gold) and Melaleuca (Green) - a mountain, river and tree species which form part of the school's natural surroundings. Students are randomly selected upon enrolment or allocated by family name to these houses.
There are three carnivals throughout the year and Middle and Senior School have a separate carnival to Junior School.
For more information, download our Parent and Senior School Handbook below.