State School offers a range of activities to extend students with various gifts
and talents. Extension programs such as Mathematics and English (taught by
Pacific Pines SHS teachers), Choir, Instrumental Music and Robotics for students
in a range of fields.
In Term 4
of 2015 Park Lake State School introduced the Excellence Japanese program with
the assistance of a Languages and Innovation Grant of $10,000. Students
displaying high-level progress in Japanese, Mathematics and English learning
areas were invited to join the Excellence Program, run as an additional class
once per week during class time.
whole-school Japanese program caters for all students, and the teacher continues
to differentiate and personalise learning during regular class times, the
challenge remains to meet the diverse academic needs of higher achieving
students. Across the year levels there is a number of students who continually
demonstrate both high achievement and interest in Japanese language studies. The
Japanese Excellence Program was introduced as a response to meet the needs of
these particular students.
View the Excellence Program for Japanese PDF (PDF,456KB)