Centre for Excellence

The Centre for Excellence is an exciting educational venture and a unique feature of life at the College. Its aim is to encourage the pursuit of excellence by providing educational experiences and opportunities that go well beyond the normal range of curriculum offerings. Its presence ensures that each girl will be provided with a wealth of opportunities through which to broaden her horizons.

The Centre for Excellence is a Brigidine innovation. Many of its activities take place weekly during lunchtimes or after school. The philosophy behind the Centre is non-selective and aims to encourage the pursuit of excellence by any student who expresses an interest in any of its activities.

A feature of the Centre is its emphasis on student leadership, with a Club Captain from Year 12 who leads each Club. This is an officially recognised leadership position within the College. Staff members actively support the activities of the Centre for Excellence has Convenors of the Clubs.

Clubs within the Centre include:

  • Art
  • Debating
  • Justice and Democracy
  • Languages
  • Mock Trial
  • Public Speaking
  • Robotics
  • Astronomy
  • Textiles
  • Tournament Of Minds