Matthew Flinders Girls is a member of The Academy of Accredited SEAL Schools and offers the accredited Select Entry Advanced Learning Program in Years 7-8.
Our program harnesses Positive Psychology, embracing elements of altruism, risk-taking, gratitude and resilience. Academically, students will learn to use visual thinking routines, undertake tasks that ‘dig deeper’ into concepts and foster a ‘yet’ attitude; “I haven’t mastered something yet, but I will with continued persistence, effort and hard-work.” The program also empowers students to develop their personal and social character through goal-setting and other community service activities.
Our current SEAL Program has an academic focus which includes:
Our SEALP students will also participate in:
Our SEALP students may also participate in the following:
The SEALP class will also have opportunities to mix with mainstream students and participate in the following:
To gain entry into our SEAL Program a student must show they are curious, keen to learn and willing to support their peers to learn too. They need to be involved in co-curricular activities and interests outside of school. In addition, they need to perform well on a series of tests – a numeracy test, a reading-comprehension test and a short writing task.
For further information please contact our office on 03 4243 0500
Please complete and forward together with a non-refundable application fee of $40.00 by 4.00pm to the school by: 4th August 2023.