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Excellence programs

The Gap State High School offers an exclusive point of difference through our Programs of Excellence which are tailor-made to enhance student outcomes in a number o​f areas including Honours, AMPed (Accelerated Music Program), STEM,  Special Interest Volleyball and APP.

The Application Process and timelines for all excellence programs are available on the school website under their respective sections.  Applications for Honours, AMPed Music and SIV are available now.


  • 2020 Accelerated Music Program (AMPed)

    2020 Accelerated Music Program (AMPed)

    As part of our Accelerated Music Program program, our students are challenged and inspired through extension studies in music theory, to gain deeper knowledge and understanding of the language of music.

  • 2020 Honours

    2020 Honours

    The Gap State High School's Honours Program is an academically challenging and inspiring program for gifted and talented students who show ability, initiative and a strong commitment to academic success.

  • APP - Applied Positive Psychology

    APP - Applied Positive Psychology

    The Gap Outdoor Adventure and Leadership Studies (GOALS) has been developed as a core program for years 8 to 12.GOALS aims to develop student’s potential for life success while developing personal and social competencies and leadership skills.

  • Special Interest Volleyball

    Special Interest Volleyball

    The Gap State High School Special Interest Volleyball Program is an excellence program aimed at fostering holistic athletic development of talented students in the area of Volleyball.

  • STEM


    The STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) course was designed for students willing to take risks, challenge themselves academically and engage in Higher Order Thinking skills while making genuine links across multiple disciplines.