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Excellence programs

Cavendish Road SHS offers a range of acclaimed academies and excellence programs, in both the sporting and academic fields.

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  • Academic Explorers Program

    Academic Explorers Program

    This Program allows highly capable students opportunities to extend themselves in fields that are of interest to them.

  • Academy of Ideas

    Academy of Ideas

    The Academy of Ideas is the first of its kind and is grounded in research that demonstrates that teaching critical and creative thinking has a significant impact on student cognitive development and results.

  • Academy of Mathematics

    Academy of Mathematics

    Yr 7 students have the opportunity to solve practical activities designed to stretch thinking, encourage the ability to work effectively & develop problem solving strategies. In Yr 8-11 selected students are invited to be part of our accelerated pro

  • Academy of Science

    Academy of Science

    The excellence classes complete the Australian Curriculum requirements, as well as undertake extension topics.

  • Football Academy

    Football Academy

    The Football Academy aims to provide students with opportunities to develop their football ability to the ‘elite’ level. In order to do so we provide superior football coaching and targeted support for balancing academic, sporting and career goals.

  • Instrumental Music Excellence Academy

    Instrumental Music Excellence Academy

    Our excellence program promotes composition through performance, performance practice, use of music technology to create and record music, as well as additional skills developed in orchestral, small ensemble and solo performance.

  • Netball Academy

    Netball Academy

    At Cavendish Road State High School we can develop your netball skills and education simultaneously through our fully accredited Netball Centre of Excellence.

  • Touch Football Academy

    Touch Football Academy

    The Touch Football Academy aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop their potential along the elite pathway of Touch Football whilst maintaining their performance in academic studies.