Atwell College

Specialist Programs - Overview

2023 Year 7 Specialist Programs Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for all Specialist Programs offered at the College for Year 7 2023. 

Please note: This application is a separate process to enrolment for 2023.  

Our high quality academic and vocational curriculum is supported by a variety of cultural, artistic and sporting specialist programs that include;

  • STEM Enrichment Program - Skills developed by students through our STEM program provides students with the foundation to succeed at school and beyond. Employer demand for STEM qualifications and skills is high and will continue to increase in the future. STEM empowers students with the skills to succeed and adapt to this changing world. Please click here to submit your application
  • AEP (Academic Enrichment Program) - Our Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) is designed to challenge students academically and build on their self-management and reflection skills, developing well rounded independent learners.  The college offers Academic Enrichment classes in Years 7, 8 and 9 in the four core learning areas - English, HASS, Mathematics and Science. Please click here to submit your application.
  • Music Specialist Program - Music learning combines listening, performing and composing activities. These activities developed sequentially, enhance students' capacity to perceive and understand music. Please click here to submit your application.
  • Beginner Music Program - Atwell College is able to offer a number of beginner instrumental lessons through the Instrumental Music School Service (IMSS). These are free lessons, once a week during school time. If your child is interested in learning an instrument and joining the music program Please click here to submit your application. 
  • NSP (Netball Specialist Program) - Our Netball Specialist Program (NSP) aims to engage students to pursue netball by developing the skills needed for the netball pathways as an Athlete, Coach, Umpire and Official. Students have the opportunity to excel in their chosen sport and encourages ongoing participation for young women. Please click here to submit your application.
  • RLSP (Rugby League Specialist Program) - Our Rugby League Specialist Program (RLSP) provides outstanding opportunities to develop specific skills, knowledge and experiences. These include game skills, fitness and theory sessions aimed at developing the knowledge of the game and becoming a professional athlete. Please click here to submit your application.
  • Education Support Program - Caters for students with a full spectrum of disabilities from severe intellectually disabled individuals in a specialist building, to students with mild disabilities in small classes in general learning areas. The KBLC (Kim Beazley Learning Centre) is a purpose built facility equipped with a hydrotherapy pool, specialist sensory equipment and can cater for therapists who attend the school. Email enrolments for further information on to apply for the Education Support Program -