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Senior school

The Senior School at Smithfield State High School incorporates Years 10,11 & 12.


Year 10 operates as a transition year from the junior to senior phase of Secondary education, with many subjects forming an introduction to courses available in Years 11 & 12. Students are encouraged to continue studies in areas where they have achieved success in Year 9 or to align their elective selections with their career aspirations.

Learning Program

  • Is comprised of seven subjects per semester.
  •  English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Health & Physical Education remain compulsory.
  •  The remaining 2 subjects are electives. There are 16 subjects offered across The Art, Humanities & Health & Physical Education.

Please refer to the Year 10 Handbook in the enrolments section for more information.

In Year 10 students are required to develop their Senior Education & Training (SET) Plan which details their specific goals for Year 11/12 and beyond.

Deputy Principal Year 10: Fiona Pitman

YEARS 11 & 12

Smithfield State High School offers two pathways

Tertiary - for students wanting an OP (Overall Position) to secure entry to university after Year 12.

Vocational - for students who are looking to move into the workforce or other training following Year 12 or during the two years.

Students are guided into the pathway where they are most likely to achieve academic success and be QCE (Queensland Certificate of Education) eligible.

For more information refer to the Year 11/12 Course Handbooks in the enrolments section. (enrolments/enrolling at our school/course guides.)

Deputy Principal Year 11 & 12: Alison Kaggelis

Phone: (07) 4058 4333