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Glenwood High School

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Year 10

Student Opportunities

Click here to learn more about the opportunities offered to our students, whether it be academic excellence, tertiary study, extracurricular adventures, or community engagement.
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Peer support program

The MATES Program is a peer support program that Glenwood High School offers to Year 10 students. Students undertake a training day to become a MATES leader. This program enables students to develop their communication and leadership skills. MATES leaders assist with Orientation Day and work with Year 7 students during Connect to support their transition into high school life.

The program will be will be offered during Term 3 and students can contact Ms Morrissey for further information.


Careers in Year 10 is divided into two areas:

  1. Lessons (career education)
  2. Advisory Service (in the careers office)

All students are encouraged to like the Glenwood High School Careers Facebook page for the latest careers information.

All year 10 students are encouraged to go to the Careers Office regularly to obtain information about:

  • Work Experience (to take place in Term 4)
  • Subject selection for Years 11 and 12 (Stage 6)
  • TVET that you can do in Years 11 and 12 (Stage 6)
  • School based apprenticeships
  • How to write a resume and cover letter
  • Obtaining a Tax File Number - See below for changes to this process.

The Careers Office is located in the library. For more information, see the Careers page

Subject selection for year 11 and 12

Selecting the subjects that you want to do in Stage 6 (Year 11 and 12) can be tricky. Please think about what you enjoy doing and what you would like to do after school.


  • You may need to complete certain subjects to get into a particular course at university
  • You may get bonus ATAR points if you complete certain subjects
  • Although maths is not compulsory for your HSC, it may be a required subject for University or Defence Force.