Positive Psychology is unique to The Gap State High School. The
department has two subject areas.
Applied Positive Psychology (APP) and Psychology curriculum is informed
by the Australian Curriculum’s Personal and Social Capabilities research-based
models of Positive Psychology in Education and the Queensland
Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA).
compulsory for all students in Year 7-12.
It is a personal development program that aims to educate the whole
student. It provides students with a
series of experiential learning activities that
All year levels
are invited to attend specialised camps to apply the skills developing in the
APP program each of the years
Psychology is a
subject offered exclusively in the Senior School and is part of the new Queensland Certificate of Education. Students undertake units of
study around the science of cognition and human behaviour.
information regarding studies in APP, please refer to the Curriculum Handbook.
Head of Applied
Positive Psychology Ben Rothwell email@example.com