Purpose: To develop each students learning by enhancing their ability to problem solve and develop critical thinking skills, through inquiry, curiosity and questioning.
Vision: â€‹â€‹To identify and recognise the high achieving, highly able and talented students from Year 7-9 and to design a program that will motivate, encourage and challenge these students to excel across all subject areas by means of curriculum differentiation, in-school and external activities, competitions and courses.
The Point Cook College High Achiever Program provides additional opportunities for high achieving students. It recognises a broad definition of achievement, embracing and encouraging excellence in all forms of intellectual, academic and creative endeavour.
Our High Achievers Program (HAP) is designed to offer high achieving learners, who have been identified as very capable and committed, the opportunity to work in a challenging and stimulating environment with students of similar ability. The team of teachers delivering this program create learning situations that will allow these students to achieve their maximum potential and enable students to gain broader and deeper knowledge with the capacity for critical thinking.
The aim of the High Achiever Program is for students to:
Selection Process: Students eligible for the HAP Program will be required to go through an intensive application process which includes;
2023 Key Dates
Tuesday 22 August - Information night at PCC
Tuesday 22 August - Applications open
Tuesday 5 September - Applications close
Monday 11 September - Exam held at PCC
Monday 9-13 October - Students notified of acceptance to final stage
Monday 16-20 October - Interviews held at PCC
Monday 6 November - Successful students offered position via email
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