Throughout children’s school lives at Emu Park State School any student will have opportunities for Extension. In non-academic areas children can take advantage of participating in camps; athletics; team sports; swimming; gymnastics; kilometre club, dance; environmental sustainability; woodworking; cooking; instrumental music; choir and art to name a few. These experiences allow children opportunities to extend their interests beyond the classroom and add to all the other wonderful experiences that happen in a busy school.
Emu Park State School has in place strong actions around the achievements of high average children enrolled at this school. By ‘raising the bar’ not only do these students improve, but, all students benefit from the range of teaching strategies being offered. Research has proven that by placing high academic students together it allows them to: increase their energy levels, display an excitement to participate, demonstrate an eagerness to learn, develop positive attitudes, feel supported, motivate and encourage and inspire each other.