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Excellence programs

 

Cairns State High School has identified these areas for its Programs of Excellence:

  • Academic
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Music
  • Sport

The various Programs of Excellence are offered in Junior and/or Senior School and either run as subjects in the timetable or as additional programs before or after school. The programs are very popular and entry is via application and/or an audition process. Entry into the Academic and International Baccalaureate Programs of Excellence will require students to sit an academic aptitude test.

  • Academic

    Academic

  • Art

    Visual Arts, Centre of Excellence, CAD Fashion Parade, local artists, exhibitions, audition, portfolio. This program encourages higher order thinking in the arts with a focus on a range of media and techniques

  • Dance

    The Centre of Excellence in Dance enhances a student’s chances of pursuing a career in this art form allowing all students at an early age, the opportunity to develop their talent to its fullest potential

  • Drama

    The Centre of Excellence in Drama enhances a student’s chances of pursuing a career in this art form allowing all students at an early age, the opportunity to develop their talent to its fullest potential

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma

    International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Music

    Cairns State High School has a very strong tradition in music and students from year 7 to 12 are offered an exciting choice of excellence programs in choral and instrumental music

  • Sport

    Striving for success and building pathways