ACADEMIC EXTENSION PROGRAM
Balcatta Senior High School is committed to providing opportunities for academic extension and enrichment for high achieving students. At the core of one of our school values, “excel”, is the desire to keep all students engaged in active learning where they strive to achieve excellence in all aspects of their schooling.
We offer a selective entry academic extension program that encourages students to strengthen their critical and creative thinking, problem-solving skills and higher order thinking. The program brings together like-minded, high achieving students to accelerate their learning across all learning areas. Students are exposed to problem-based and co-operative learning strategies that provide stimulation and challenge to each learning experience.
The academic extension program also provides students with the opportunity to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities designed to maximise their achievement across a wide range of skills. These programs include participation in the Western Australian Debating League, the Maths Olympiad program and ICAS testing - designed to reward and recognise student achievement.
The process for entry into this program will take place during Term 3 for the following year's cohort.