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Centre of Excellence Programs

Pacific Pines SHS is committed to an educational program that encourages, challenges, extends and supports each student’s special interests, skills and talents to become the very best student they can be.
Students with these qualities may choose to participate in one of our Centre of Excellence Programs to challenge and support them in secondary education and beyond.

Subject Areas

We proudly offer a wide range of Centre of Excellence Programs across the areas of Creative Industries, Science & Mathematics, Sport, Leadership & Culture, Engineering & Design and Writing.

Year 7 - 2020 Centre of Excellence Program Applications

The second round of applications for Year 7 2020 Centre of Excellence Programs are now open and must be submitted by Friday 26th July.

Centre of Excellence Applications are to be submitted with a students' Enrolment forms to be Submitted to Administration. For an Enrolment Package, please visit 'Enrolling in our School' and download the 'Forms to be Handed to Administration' file.
2nd Round Trial Dates are TBA.
For a current copy of our Centre of Excellence Prospectus and other information regarding the program, please contact the Head of Department Student Success - Kristie Mackle

Years 8 and Onwards Centre of Excellence Program

Applications for Years 8 onwards Centre of Excellence Programs will be conducted towards the end of 2019. All students will be notified of the application process.
Please contact the Head of Department, Centre of Excellence - Kristie Mackle if you have any further questions.

Program Fees

Fee schedule for all Centre of Excellence Programs:

1 Program - $50

2+ Programs - $100

Families are not charged for a third Centre of Excellence Program per student.


Some Centre of Excellence Programs require a specific Uniform. For prices, please visit our Uniform Shop page.


For all queries, please contact our Centre of Excellence Administration -