Developed with the wellbeing of students in mind, the program seeks to shape academic talent into strength awareness and ultimately, mastery. The program emulates global best practice by drawing on the literature and investigative practices of noted leaders in the field of gifted and talented education and offers academic extension, enrichment and acceleration to high performing and high potential students from Year 5 to Year 12.
Honours classes are delivered by specialist teachers and provide opportunities for problem-based enquiry and investigation, stimulating curiosity, interest and thought in an environment of like-minded scholars.
Interested students are invited to apply for entry into the program, with suitability determined by a number of factors, including academic performance and ranking, but also academic potential as evidenced by qualities such as conscientiousness, deliberate practice, love of learning, will power and grit. Academic scholarship recipients are automatically considered for entry into the Honours Program.