McClelland College is a firm believer in supporting students in the exploration and development of their passions and talents. Key sets of relevant life-long learning skills will enable students to do this and be successful in world of the 21st century.
Our Academy Programs are run on Wednesday afternoons across the whole college allowing all students from Year 7 to 12 to gain specific skills and knowledge in a particular Academy. All programs incorporate Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, and elements of community engagement.
The six criteria for map are designed from the research of Dan Buckley. He is a Cambridge University scholar in the UK who designed an idea about personal growth in the individual based on 6 key skills. Creative thinking, Independent learning, Reflective learners, Team workers, Effective participants and Self-management.
Current options are:
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
THE CREATIVE LANDSCAPE ACADEMYDESIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT ACADEMY
DESIGN MEDIA/Photography ACADEMY
STUDY SPACE & TUTORING ACADEMY
JAPOW! - JAPANESE CULTURAL ACADEMY
ALL ROUND ATHLETE ACADEMY
TEAM SPORTS ACADEMY
MUSIC THEATRE ACADEMY
(MUSIC, DANCE & PRODUCTION)
NUMBERS AND ADVANCED MATHEMATICS ACADEMY
VISUAL ARTS ACADEMY
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