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Applications for Excellence Programs

@ Miami State High School

NOW OPEN

 

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There has never been a more exciting time to be enrolled in a Miami State High School Excellence Program

 

Miami State High School is proud to offer a number of Excellence programs for high achieving and goal driven students in the following fields; Academic, Cultural and Sporting. In 2019 we are excited to present the following opportunities to students;

Academic

Stellar Academic Excellence​

Cultural

Contemporary Instrumental Music Excellence

Dance Excellence

Sporting

Athlete Excellence

Touch Excellence

Tennis Excellence

Surfing Excellence

Girls Rugby 7s Excellence​

The above programs are select entry and are open to both in-catchment and out-of-catchment enrolments (see Enrolments section of website for Miami SHS’s catchment area). Positions in these programs are extremely competitive, therefore please read the following information carefully in order to ensure you meet the application requirements and give your student the best chance of gaining entry.


 

Important Excellence Program Application Information

 

Eligibility:

·         Students are eligible to trial or audition for as many Excellence programs as they wish.

·         All students must complete a written application for each Excellence program they wish to trial for and submit by the due date. If applying for more than 1 Excellence program you must complete the ‘order of preference’ on each application form.

·         Students will not be eligible to participate in a physical trial or audition without prior submission of their written application and supporting documents.

Expectations:

·         Prior to commencing in an Excellence Program students and parents will be asked to sign an agreement stating that they agree to adhere to the Academic, Effort and Behaviour, and Cultural expectations of Miami State High School’s Excellence programs.

Position Offers:

·         The awarding of a position in an Excellence program and/or a scholarship takes in to account the students written application, school reports and the specific program trial process. The decision of the Dean of Enrichment and the Principal, with respect to awarding places in Excellence programs and scholarships, will be final and no correspondence will be entered in to.

Scholarships:

·         Students deemed as exceptional in their ability may be offered a scholarship for their particular program. There is no extra application process for students to be considered for a scholarship. Scholarship positions are reviewed annually and are at the discretion of the Dean of Enrichment and the Principal.

 

Additional Cost (new in 2019):

·         An annual fee in addition to the school resource scheme is payable before a student commences in an Excellence program and each subsequent year that the student is a part of a program. These fees are still being finalised at this point, however you will be notified at the time positions are awarded.


 

For specific details regarding Excellence Program Trials please see below. Attendance at these trials is a compulsory aspect of the application process. If for some reason your student cannot attend a trial for which they have previously submitted an application please contact Mr Rob Petersen (Dean of Students – Enrichment) on rpete86@eq.edu.au or (07) 5554 0333

 

   

Year 7 2019 Application Process and Trial / Audition dates

1)      Complete the Expression of Interest Survey Monkey by 29th March 2018

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Miami_Excellence_2019​

2)      Complete and submit a written application​ ​​(separate application for each program) by the due date.

 

20th April 2018 - Stellar Academic Excellence applications close

11th May 2018 - Dance, Contemporary Instrumental Music, Touch, Tennis, Girls Rugby 7’s, Surfing and Athlete Excellence applications close

3)      Attend the relevant trial or audition (see relevent excellence program tab) 


 

Year 8-12 2019 Application Process and Trial / Audition dates

 Tennis, Girls Rugby 7s and Surfing Excellence ONLY

1)      Complete and submit a written application​ (separate application for each program) by the due date.

11th May 2018 - Tennis, Girls Rugby 7’s and Surfing Excellence applications close

 

2)      Attend the relevant trial or audition (see relevent excellence program tab)

 

Stellar Academic Excellence

Entry into all year levels is by application at any time throughout the year, subject to places being available.

Contemporary Instrumental Music Excellence

Entry into all year levels is by application at any time throughout the year, subject to places being available.

Dance Excellence

Entry into all year levels is by application at any time throughout the year, subject to places being available.

 

Athlete Excellence

Entry into all year levels is by application at any time throughout the year, subject to places being available.

 

Touch Excellence

Entry into all year levels is by application at any time throughout the year, subject to places being available.

 
        

 
 
      


 
 
       
 

 

        


 
 
 
     
 

 
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