The Wellington Secondary College High Flyers Program provides students with access to challenging and engaging curriculum designed to prepare students for 21st century learning: critical thinking and problem solving; creativity; communication and collaboration, and metacognition.
Our holistic approach to student learning is guided by the principles of:
The High Flyers Program is a three-year program (Years 7-9) in core subjects which develops students’ ability to develop knowledge, skills and competencies which prepare them for their journey into the global community as self-actualised, lifelong learners.
In 2023 teachers of the Program will continue to focus on the explicit development of learning dispositions based on the works of Lee Crockett, Tony Wagner, George Couros and Carol Dweck.
Students’ educational experiences will empowered them to work beside and with their teachers and their peers, cooperatively and independently, using an innovative and growth mindset in a contemporary learning environment.
Students will continue core studies in their home group. They will also choose elective subjects that focus on extension and preparation for an enhanced pathway to VCE and beyond.
These pathways could include :
Pathways at this stage of the program will be determined by performance, teacher recommendations and parent/student choices.
Initial testing for the 2023 Wellington Secondary College High Flyers Program will be held at the College on Saturday July 30, 2022 between 8:30am and 11:45am.
This test result has no bearing on student enrolments at the College, however it will be used to determine placement in the High Flyers Program for those students who are enrolled.
This test will include a general academic test and a short piece of written prose.
CLICK HERE to register for the Edutest Exam (Fees apply)