The Wellington Secondary College High Flyer 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 Flyer 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 2021 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 will be held at Wellington Secondary College on Saturday May 15, 2021 between 8.30am and 12.00pm. This will include a general academic test and a short piece of written prose. Test results will be used to shortlist and candidates may be asked to attend an interview at the College.
PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SCHOOL FOR TEST RESULTS