Mudgeeraba Creek State School acknowledges the students who show a talent or gift in an area of our curriculum. These students are identified through teacher recommendation and further investigation and assessment by the School Guidance Officer.
Students have access to the Gifted and Talented programme at the Academy of Health Sciences at Griffith University, events staged by the Gold Coast South Enrichment Programme, Opti-Minds and varied activities with-in the classroom. Students may also enter competitions and tournaments that provide opportunities for the students to develop important academic skills whilst promoting individual creativity.
Acceleration of a student for a subject and or whole year level advancement may be considered upon thorough review of the Student Wellbeing Team and school Principal.
Each year Robina State High School offers subject extension to students in Years 5 and 6. Subjects offered are English, Maths and Science. This programme is called ‘Student for a Semester’.
An extension programme in Japanese is offered. This is linked to Robina High School.
Students who show talent in sport, have the opportunity to represent the school, district or region in swimming, athletics, cross country in summer or winter sport.
In addition the school has a reputation as being a school that excels in science, having over the years won many competitions including prizes at District, State and National level.
The school has a specialist STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) classroom to enhance the teaching of STEM beyond science, maths and technology already taught by classroom teachers in all classrooms.