EXTENSION PROGRAMS

An extension programme is offered to students who demonstrate the need for a more challenging curriculum. Students are tested in Years 3-6. Our Extension teacher, Ashleigh Remigio withdraws students in small groups once a week.

Some of the programs offered include:

  • Robotics
  • Animation
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Travel Night
  • Spend 2 Million Challenge
  • Debating
  • Statistics Maths in Sport
  • Passion Projects
  • Night of Notables
  • Tournament of Minds (T.O.M.)
  • Academic All Stars Competition
  • Maths Olympiads
  • Young Voices Competition
  • ICAS Tests
  • Interschool Spelling Bee Competition
  • Scitech Brainstorm Challenge Day
  • Young Inventors
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    SUCCESSES OUR EXTENSION TEAMS HAVE HAD

    Tournament of Minds
    1994 State Finals 
    1994 National Final
    1995 State Finals
    1999 Honours 
    2000 Honours
    2003 State Final
    2003   National Final
    2004 State Final
    2004 National Final (Runner Up in Aust Final)
    2006 State Final (Padbury Maths/Engineering)
    2007 Honours  
    2008 State Finalists 
    2008 Honours
    2009 State Winners
    2009 National Final
    Other Competitions
    2004 World of Trivia Top 10 State Final Year 7
    2005 World of Trivia State Winners Year 4
    2005 World of Trivia Top 10 State Final Year 7
    2006 World of Trivia State Winners Year 4
    2006 World of Trivia Runners Up Year 5
    2007 World of Trivia State Winners Year 6
    1995 Maths Have Sum Fun 3rd Place Primary
    2000 Drug Awareness Quiz 2nd Place Primary
    2005 Speak Up Awards Top 10 Finalist
    2006 STAWA Science Talent Search Inventions  State Winner
    2007 National Safe Schools Essay Comp Runner Up
    2008 Interschool Spelling Bee Year 7 Winner
    2009 Interschool Spelling Bee Year 4 Winner & Runner Up
    2009 Buy My Duck Consumer Ed Comp Winner
    2010 Buy My Duck Consumer Ed Comp State Runners Up
    2010 WA Young Writers Comp 6 Winners
    2010 Interschool Spelling Bee Year 5 & Year 6 Winners
    2011 Academic All Stars Day Champion School
    2011 Northcoast Interschool Spelling Bee
    Overall Winning School
    Year 6 1st, 3rd
    Year 5 2nd
    Year 4 3rd
    2011 Scitech Brainstorm Challenge Day 1st Place & 3rd Place
    2012 Interschool Spelling Bee
    Year 5 & Year 6 Winners

    Champion School

    2012 Academic All Stars Day Champion School
    2013 Young Voices Interschool Comp 1st Place
    2013 Interschool Spelling Bee
    Year 6 Winner

    Champion School

    2013 Scitech Brainstorm Challenge Day 2nd Place & 3rd Place
    2013 Academic All Stars Day Champion School
    2014 Academic All Stars Day Champion School

    Young Inventor of the Year Competition
    2006
    State Runner Up
    2007
    Winner
    ICAS Competitions
    2001 Year 7 Writing Gold Medal Winner
    2005 Year 3 Computer Gold Medal Winner
    2006 Year 4 Maths Gold Medal Winner
    2008 Year 4 Computer Gold Medal Winner
    2008 Year 5 Computer Gold Medal Winner
    2009 Year 3 Spelling Gold Medal Winner
    2011 Year 5 Spelling Gold Medal Top State
    2012 Year 5 Spelling Gold Medal Top State
    2012 Year 6 Spelling Gold Medal Top State
    2012 Year 6 ComputerGold Medal Top State
    2012 Year 6 Writing Gold Medal Top State

     

    Click here for some of Ashleigh's suggested links

    Click here for some web links that may be of interest to our Bright Minds. Thanks to Derrin Cramer from “Thinking Ahead”.

     

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