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Excellence programs

​Ormeau Woods State High School has a variety of Excellence Programs.

iDance

 
iDance provides the highest quality of training in Dance Excellence for Years 7 - 12 whilst students attend and complete high school.  For more information please see the below links. 
 

Download iDance flyer (PDF, 85 KB)

Students entering Years 7, 8 & 9:

Junior Secondary Dance Excellence Program

Students entering Years 10 & 11:

CERTIFICATE III & IV IN DANCE   

Digi X

 

Digi X is a multi-disciplinary approach to digital media creation that  utilises cutting edge software and production processes such as; video rotoscoping, 3D modelling, Photoshop, digital illustration, marketing, laser light technology and projection mapping.

The Digi X program is a Digital Media excellence program which exposes students from Years 7 to 11 to a wide range of digital media in a creative and dynamic environment.

The course aims to develop highly skilled, versatile digital students who are ready to advance to future career options in the 21st century digital world.

Applications for 2019 open in September.

For more information contact the Digi X coordinator, Emma Stamp - elsta0@eq.edu.au

 

SoFA

 

Ormeau Woods State High School is committed to providing the best opportunities for students as we prepare them for their future. Part of this is our Visual Art excellence program at Ormeau Woods State High School, the Studio of Fine Art program.

As one of OWSHS's excellence programs, Studio of Fine Art (SoFA) gives students in  Years 7 - 12 an opportunity to engage in an enriched Fine Art course in a dynamic and creative environment.

This program runs as part of the regular timetable, and exposes students from Years 7 - 12 to a wide range of visual art media in a creative and dynamic environment. Their commitment to the SoFA program is of high priority and they will be expected to maintain a high standard of effort and behavior in all their subjects to retain their position.

Download SoFA flyer (PDF, 1915 KB)

Download SoFA application form  (PDF, 536 KB)

For more information contact SoFA coordinator, Karina Meadows - krose82@eq.edu.au

 

TEDex

 
As one of OWSHS's excellence programs, TEDex gives students in Years 7 - 12 an opportunity to engage in an enriched Engineering and Design course in a dynamic technology rich environment.
 

Technology, Engineering and Design, by its nature, is an inquiry-based teaching strategy that promotes learning across various disciplines.

Engineering lessons and activities are designed to engage students in hands-on experiences in order to improve their understanding of fundamental concepts in a way that capaitalizes upon their design, visualization, creativity and teamwork skills.

Download TEDex application form for 2018. Applications due 6th September, 2017.

Download TEDex flyer (PDF, 1826 KB) 

For more information contact TEDex coordinator, Glen Armstrong - garms20@eq.edu.au
 

XL7

 

Ormeau Woods State High School is excited to offer current Year 6 students the opportunity to be a member of the XL7 Class in 2019.

Our XL excellence program aims to develop creative, self-aware and independent young people through enriched, collaborative experiences within the classroom and community.

As a selective program, XL provides the opportunity for committed students to challenge themselves academically in a focused and supportive environment.

Download XL flyer and application form.

For further information contact the XL coordinator, Zoe Romano - zroma1@eq.edu.au

 

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  • Junior Secondary Dance Excellence Program

    Junior Secondary Dance Excellence Program

    The Junior Secondary Dance Excellence Program offered by Ormeau Woods SHS aims to develop versatile dancers who are high skilled, socially responsible and ready for entry into the Senior iDance Program (Certificate III and IV in Dance).

  • Senior (Years 10-12) Certificate III & IV in Dance

    Senior (Years 10-12) Certificate III & IV in Dance

    The Senior iDance Program aims to provide aspiring dancers with authentic training and a nationally recognised qualification whilst allowing the students to complete high school.