Participants in the Academic Excellence Program have the opportunity to extend their learning through activities in the classroom and in co-curricular activities.
The students also collaborate on projects designed to enhance creativity, problem-solving skills and preparation to function in the world beyond school.
St Norbert College provides academic growth through development of thinking skills, confidence in self-directed learning and purposeful and critical thinking.
Students, teachers and parents are invited to nominate participants. Successful applicants will be involved in community-oriented activities, school holiday programs, academic competitions, flexible learning opportunities and mentoring. Students meet as a group regularly and collaborate with teachers and peers, external agencies and organisations.
The opportunities for academic excellence offered at St Norbert College include:
- Academic Extension classes (Years 8 – 10)
- Education Perfect online
- NAPLAN workshops
- Tours and excursions
- College Productions
- Practical and Creative Arts Festivals and Exhibitions
- The St Norbert College Specialised Basketball Program
- Debating and a range of subject-specific competitions (Mathematics; Geography; Writing; Science and Languages)