Trinity College offers Excellence Courses for students across years 7, 8 and 9. These courses will provide students with opportunities to further explore these subject areas beyond what is offered within the mainstream curriculum. Excellence classes will require a standard of performance to be attained either through portfolio or invitation.
STEM Excellence Program
The world needs students of today to become scientists, engineers and problem-solving leaders of tomorrow. Science is constantly presenting us with new breakthroughs, innovations and challenge creating greater opportunities for problem-solving through technology. Students will be given the opportunity to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities. STEM offers a hands-on learning enrichment experience for students in Year 7 and 8. Each term, students will explore various fun STEM activities that are aligned to the National Science, Mathematics and Digital Technologies Curriculum.
Visual Arts Excellence Program
This course will provide students with opportunities to further explore Visual Art concepts and contexts that are beyond what is offered in Visual Art. Students will work on large scale projects that will enhance their practical skills as well as their knowledge of materials and how to manipulate them. They will be encouraged to develop their aesthetic abilities as well as collaborate with fellow artists to work towards a joint project or piece. Students will also build on their Visual Art skills with introductions to digital design computer programs, printmaking, clay sculpture and mixed media collage techniques. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to work with professional artists in residence where they will be mentored and guided to produce specialised artworks that will be displayed in an art exhibition curated by the students.