Matthew Moss Academy

School Type: State, Secondary

Age group: 11-18

Number of students: 800

Year Elected: 2014


Matthew Moss High School facilitates social and emotional development alongside academics. They believe in students’ life-long and independent learning, meaningful contribution to society and exposure to systems thinking. They uphold a unique learning agenda through learner-led classrooms in which students co-construct their learning experiences.

Changemaking Initiatives

  • Implements a project-based curriculum in which students pursue independent learning on a subject - My World.
  • Implements a programme based on the belief that a more abstract academic language should be used - Breakthrough to Learning.
  • Uses the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) to incorporate seven aptitudes: Learning Relationships, Changing and Learning, Critical Curiosity, Creativity, Strategic Awareness, Resilience and Making Meaning.