What is the SACE?

The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) is a modern, internationally-recognised secondary school qualification designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and personal capabilities to successfully participate in our fast-paced global society. Typically, students complete their SACE at the end of Year 12 with a view to embark on a job, trade or tertiary pathway.

Valley View Secondary School offers a range of subjects in Stage 1 (Year 11) and Stage 2 (Year 12) to ensure students have access to the pre-requisites required to access their desired pathway. These include:

  • Advanced Mathematics (including Specialist and Methods)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Women’s Studies
  • Society and Culture
  • Business and Enterprise
  • History
  • Visual Arts
  • Creative Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Material Technology
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Food and Hospitality

For a full list of subject offerings please refer to our Curriculum Guide.

If you are a student about to embark on your SACE studies, or want to know more about the SACE, the Welcome to the SACE Student Guide can help you.