The program provides academically able students an extension curriculum in four learning areas: English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences. The program promotes academic rigour and challenges students to achieve at their highest level.
Approved Specialist Academic Extension Program
Our approved specialist programs are open to students outside of our local catchment area.
Canning Vale College offers an Academic Extension Program for students in Year 7 through to Year 10. The program provides academically able students an extension curriculum in four learning areas: English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences.
The program promotes academic rigour, challenges students to achieve at their highest level and fosters advanced analytical, critical and creative thinking skills. Students follow a program that matches individual learning needs and accelerates learning by extending their skills with advanced and in-depth study.
The Academic Extension Program includes a variety of extracurricular activities where students can be involved in international, national and state competitions, leadership programs, community service, university extension programs and study tours.
To remain in the program students must maintain a sound academic performance, actively participate in all class and extra-curricular activities and conform to the school’s assessment and behaviour management policy. This program will run through until Year 11 when student commence their chosen senior school pathway.
The Program is selective and highly competitive. Selection into the Canning Vale College Academic Extension Program is based on the results of an Academic Extension Test that is offered during Term 2 of the previous year to commencement.