Challenging lifelong thinkers
THE Proserpine Junior Secondary School offers a friendly and supportive environment, focusing attention on intellectual demand, real-world relevance and the promotion of creative thinkers.
Students are challenged and guided by teachers to achieve their potential, so they are capable of fulfilling their goals in the senior school, becoming successful contributors within our community.
The Junior Secondary School is designed to responds to the needs of Years 7–9, as this stage of adolescence is one of intense growth and change in the lives of young people.
The school believes the value of a specialist teacher and the passion they bring to each lesson creates the setting for inspired learning at this stage of adolescence.
The curriculum has been shaped to deliver relevance, meaning and enjoyment. There is a focus on students experiencing success within an intellectually demanding curriculum.
The focus concepts of “lifelong learners”, literacy and numeracy, 21st century, tolerance and compassion in the junior school, developing positive attitudes, positive relationships and a positive approach to learning leads to enhanced student well-being, which contributes to improved academic achievement.
The school has a strong history of community-mindedness and continues to build strong links within the local community.
Its core value is that of respect, which it aims to instil in every student.
RELEVANCE: PSHS students are equipped with the tools to deal with 21st century issues.
Specialist teachers support students on their journey.
Creative thinking is what sets students up for life.