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Excellence programs

Excellence programs are offered in a range of areas to address the needs of students currently enrolled in our school

Academic Academy

 
Our Academic Academy provides intellectually challenging work for our students who are excelling in Year 3 to 6.   
 
The Junior Academic Academy caters for students in Prep to Year 2.  
 
Students must be identified as gifted and talented or have very high academic results.      
 
Evidence to support the student's entry to the program may include: 
 
  • School reports demonstrating A standards in Maths, Science and English
  • ICAS test results showing Distinction or High Distinction achievement
  • NAPLAN results
  • SAGES2 results
  • WISC/WPPSI results
 
  Applicants should also demonstrate characteristics of    
 
  • Independent learning
  • Perseverance
  • A passion for learning 
 
Pathways have been established for Academy senior students to gain automatic entry to local high school academic excellence programs.   

Sports, Music, Dance and Japanese Excellence

 

Students in these programs have been achieving great things at Broadbeach Independent Public School (IPS).  Some recent achievements include: 

  • District Athletics Carnival (2013) first place 

  • Year 6 soccer team South East Queensland (2013) runner up  

  • Junior Choir Gold Coast Eisteddfod (2014) first place 

  • Best Junior Choir Gold Coast Eisteddfod (2013) 

  • Students attaining Level 1 AMEB Music Theory course Level 1   

  • Our school presented a cultural mapping exhibition at the Gold Coast Arts Centre (2013) 

  • Students participated well in the Griffith University Science competition  

  • Students participated well in the Griffith University Japanese Speech Contest  

 This diverse success is great testament to the quality programs that are operating in our school, as well as the talent of our students.   

Choral Excellence Program current offerings:  

  • AMEB Theory of Music  

  • Senior Choral  

  • Junior Choral 

  HPE (Sports) Excellence Program current offerings:  

  • Senior Boys  

  • Senior Girls  

  • Junior Girls and Boys Year 4-5  

  • Football Academy 

  Japanese Excellence Program current offerings:   

  • Junior  

  • Senior

 Dance Excellence Program current offerings: 

  • Elite Dance

Please enquire at the school office for more information regarding any of the above programs.   

Existing parents please see your child's teacher in the first instance.

 
 
 
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