Mitcham Girls High School

Academic/STEM

The GifT Academic Program at Mitcham Girls High School aims to extend, challenge and support girls who are identified as being well ahead of their peers or who demonstrate excellence and talent in English and Humanities and/or Science and Mathematics.

The GifT Academic Program focuses on critical, creative and high order thinking skills.  Students are able to design their own learning experiences and to negotiate tasks.  Our specialist teachers have high level subject knowledge.  They provide educational opportunities which challenge and extend students’ learning in a safe and supportive environment.

At Mitcham Girls High School we ensure that students balance their academic studies with sporting, social and cultural activities.  For those of you who want to develop your gift, GifT Academic at Mitcham Girls High School is for you.

GifT Academic Scholarships

Scholarships worth $800.00 per year, across Years 8, 9 and 10, will be offered to prospective Year 8 students who sit the Higher Ability Selection Test (HAST) and are identified by the Australian Council of Educational Research (ACER) as being academically gifted.

The Higher Ability Selection Test for the Year 8 intake 2019 was held on 23 May 2018.

Information about the GifT Academic Scholarship for Year 8 intake 2020 will be posted on our website at the commencement of the 2019 school year.

Latest News

Congratulations Antoinette Jones !!

Winner of the 2018 Public Education Awards - Leadership.

National History Challenge State Winners

Congratulations to Michaela Collins and Sahithya Paramasivam for their successful entries in the National History Challenge.  Michaela is the State winner in the History of Sport category and Sahithya is the State winner in the Year 9 category.

Year 7 Intake

All Year 7 students will transition to high school in 2022. However, some schools will be given permission by the Department for Education to start this process in 2020. Should Mitcham Girls High School be one of these schools the community will be informed through media, advertisements and this news will be placed on our website. Watch this space!

Year 10 Student - Open Girls State Squash Champion

Congratulations to Remashree Muniandy representing Mitcham Girls at the 2018 High School Squash Championships.

Adelaide International Youth Film Festival Certificate of Achievement

Congratulations to Hannah Wilkinson who represented Australia as an ambassador for the Adelaide International Youth Film Festival (AIYFF) at the 2018 Giffoni Film Festival, Italy, in July.

STEM @ MGHS

Work on the new MGHS STEM Centre has commenced.  Once completed students will have access to flexible learning spaces and various technologies which will enable them to explore ideas, test various hypotheses and apply what they learn to real situations.

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