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Innovation

Innovative approaches to learning

Our approach to successful learning is in knowing the student, providing structure and challenge in a variety of learning pathways and creating opportunities in leadership contexts.

Innovative approaches to teaching

The greatest difference to any student’s learning is the quality of the teaching. Our teaching philosophy and approach to instruction is linked to the most current research by educational leaders evidenced in the 'Art and Science of Teaching'.

Innovative programs of excellence

Our point of difference lies in our opportunities for students to be part of the Victoria Point State High School Academy through an Excellence program. Successful applicants are also eligible for scholarships in each of the Excellence programs. These programs begin in junior school and provide personal senior pathways for University.

  • Honours – Academic Excellence program.
  • Creative Industries – Media Excellence program and Dance Excellence program.
  • Science, Technologies and Mathematics – Science, Engineering and Design Excellence program and Robotics Excellence program.
  • Health – Rugby League (Vikings) Excellence program, AFL (Vikings) Excellence program and Girls in Sport (Vikings) Excellence program.

Passion

Passion proven through performance

Our school values set the tone for a performance driven culture which provides optimum outcomes for every student. We inspire passion and accountability for learning through:

  • high expectations, high standards
  • encouragement of individual aspirations
  • personalised learning and differentiation
  • providing extension, enrichment and leadership development.

Passion proven through student well-being

Victoria Point State High School is one of Australia’s first “Mind Matters” school. Our Learning and Leadership plan aims to create active and engaged students in the Victoria Point State High School community and beyond.

Our point of difference lies in our holistic approach to each student’s growth mindset. 

We create leaders for the future in a rich, safe and enjoyable environment.

Success

Success through pathways

Connecting students' learning to the world and providing opportunity to be successful is the business of Victoria Point State High School.

Each of our disciplines provide students with the option of a direct or varied pathway to further education or employment and provides students with a purpose for learning.

Our school is committed to successfully transitioning students from:

  • our primary partner schools into junior secondary education
  • junior secondary education into senior secondary education
  • senior secondary education into further studies, training or employment.

Our ‘Learning Guarantee’ is that every student completing senior school achieves a recognized outcome.

Success through partnerships

Within our educational and community partnerships, parents are welcomed and encouraged to participate with us in their child’s learning journey.

At Victoria Point State High School, we comprehensively use industry and specialist training to link knowledge and practice to the real world.

Victoria Point State High School is in partnership with:

  • tertiary studies
  • training
  • employment
  • parents and community.