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Excellence programs

Here you can browse our excellence programs in:​​

  • Academic French Immersion Program (FIP)

    Benowa State High School has operated a French Immersion program since 1985 and has been acclaimed throughout Australia and internationally as a most successful model in extension studies and language education.

  • Academic STEM Excellence

    Academic STEM Excellence (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) provides a unique and unbroken transition from primary to high school through to university.

  • Dance Excellence

    Benowa SHS is regarded as one of the most vibrant Performing Arts schools on the Gold Coast. The dance department has a strong presence in the local community and a reputation for outstanding productions. Dance Excellence is studied in year 7, 8 & 9

  • Music Excellence

    For musical students entering year 7, the Music excellence course provides a three year course of immersion in music which accelerates their musical development.

  • Sports Excellence

    The Sports Excellence course is a three year program for years 7, 8 and 9 in which students are selected based on interview, previous sports achievements and performance in fitness tests.

  • Waldorf Education Program

    Developed by Rudolf Steiner in 1919, Waldorf education provides a creative and academic way of learning to extend students in all subjects.