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Key features
This program suits…
Mainstream
·         A balanced program covering all key areas of the curriculum.
·         Students are grouped in their core classes and have the same teacher for English/History/Geography and Maths/Science.
·         Most students enrolling at MPSHS
·         Students wanting to explore a range of subjects.
Achieve: Academic Excellence
·         A three year program from Years 7 - 9.
·         Curriculum based on the Australian Curriculum but with extension opportunities including additional projects and extension activities.
·         Achieve prepares students for extension pathways in Year 10, 11, 12 and beyond.
·         Students are encouraged to participate in inter-school challenges and national competitions to enhance their higher order thinking skills.
·         High achieving academic students who enjoy challenging projects and activities.
·         Students who like problem solving and creative thinking.
Performing Arts Excellence
·         A three year program from Years 7 - 9.
·         Individualised curriculum plans to develop students’ talents in music (vocal and instrumental), drama and dance.
·         Students are involved in extra-curricular groups, activities and ensembles (eg. Creative Generation, Vocal Ensemble or Drumline)
·         Students who have talent and passion in the areas of music, drama or dance.
·         Students who wish to develop and refine their performance skills through practice.
Maths Science Academy (MSA)
·         A three year program from Years 7 - 9.
·         Students will be exposed to challenging maths and science curriculum opportunities whilst completing core subjects such as English/ History/ Geography.
·         Curriculum based on the Australian Curriculum but with specific extension opportunities in the maths and science areas including additional design projects and extension activities.
·         Students who have a passion for maths, science, engineering and technology subjects.
·         High achieving academic students who want to extend themselves.
·         Students who want a future in the maths/science/engineering/technology industry.