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Aspiring Minds

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​​​​​Our Aspiring Minds program aims to ignite and foster a desire for powerful learning as we push the boundaries of how incoming Year 7 students see themselves as learners. This program engages our Academic Selective Entry students in our ways of learning and provides an opportunity for our prospective students to develop meaningful relationships with peers and our teachers while engaging in high-quality tasks and experiences.

2023 Aspiring Minds information session

On Tuesday 31 January 2023, we will be holding a virtual parent information session through Webex that will start at 5:00pm. A link will be sent to families on Tuesday morning. This presentation will provide an overview of the Aspiring Minds program and information regarding your child's enrolment at Brisbane State High School in 2024.​

Please also refer to the information on the Newly Enrolled Students page on the school website.

Information about enrolments can be found on our website:

2023 Aspiring Minds enrolment timelines

​Term 2
​Decisions around an unconditional/final offer of enrolment take place end of Term 2.
Term 3

​Enrolment interviews commence.
​Curriculum and Extra-Curricular Showcase. Invitations are sent to students offered enrolment for Year 7, 2023.
Term 4
​Year 7, 2023 Orientation Day

Year 6 conditional enrolment - Aspiring Minds program

‘Conditional enrolment’ requires students to commit to and participate in the Aspiring Minds Program during Year 6.

The Aspiring Minds Program engages students in:

  • higher-order, creative and lateral thinking skills and processes
  • problem-solving and decision-making
  • complexity of challenge
  • appropriate degrees of independence and learning to work interdependently.

Students completing the Aspiring Minds Program must maintain a high level of participation and achievement to maintain their ‘conditional enrolment’ status.

During Year 6, ‘conditional enrolment’ students will be asked to provide evidence from their primary school of levels of achievement.

Year 6, Semester 1 reports confirming sustained high standards of commitment, behaviour and academic performance are necessary before the enrolment becomes unconditional.

For queries regarding the Aspiring Minds program, please contact  jhunt318@eq.edu.au​ 

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Last reviewed 27 January 2023
Last updated 27 January 2023