Stanley Park High School

School Type: State, Secondary

Age group: 11-19

Number of students: 1090

Year Elected: 2015

 

Stanley Park High School implements a project-based curriculum that focuses on learning outcomes and impact.  Learning is experiential, enquiry based, practical and related to real life. It takes place outside the classroom in custom-made spaces. In addition to exams results, students are encouraged to develop their ambition, commitment, resilience and perseverance, imagination and creativity, initiative and self-motivation, and optimism.

Changemaking Initiatives

  • Fosters relationships between students and teachers by splitting the school into four “Small Schools.”
  • Pioneers the Excellent Futures Curriculum (EFC) to expose Year 7 and 8 students to REAL (Rigorous, Engaging, Authentic, Learning) world learning. 
  • Runs a direct mentoring programme between classmates through small vertical tutor groups. - Ballot Street Spice