Atwell College

Academic Extension Program

At Atwell College, our Academic Extension Program (AEP) provides an enriching and challenging learning program to engage academically able students. The College offers Academic Extension classes in the four core learning areas: English, HASS, Mathematics and Science in years 7, 8 and 9. Students involved with the AEP program follow an ATAR bound pathway with the aim of University entrance upon completing year 12.

Find a pdf version of our AEP brochure here.

Students are delivered the WA curriculum as general classes with extra time spent focussing on extending students in any of the following ways:

  • Extra curricular competitions

  • Accelerated curriculum schedule to get a head start on future concepts

  • Engaging in fun and challenging activities specific to the class and staff member

  • Learning vital study techniques and patterns that will become crucial to success in senior school classes

  • Being exposed to personal reflection times encouraging self appreciation and acknowledgement and development of personal strengths

  • Working effectively in groups and better understanding how we contribute to the learning of others

  • Self and peer evaluations

  • Developing a better sense of self efficacy and differentiation


If you have any queries about our Academic Extension Program, please do not hesitate to contact the College at 6174 2200.