... an exciting learning enrichment program designed for boys in Years 7 to 11 looking to extend their academic program at Blackfriars.
The Ax Academy program enhances the standard secondary school curriculum and includes a broad range of problem-solving and project-based activities in the STEM disciplines - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Ax encourages highly motivated students to extend themselves, collaborate with like-minded students and to excel.
Ax is offered as an elective subject and is accompanied by a number of co-curricular opportunities.
The Ax Academy has four major components:
To join the Ax Academy, students apply via their subject selection form and require endorsement from their STEM based subject teachers.
To be eligible, students must:
To learn more about the Ax Academy, download the brochure available below:
To assist boys in accessing the benefits of the Ax Acadmey, Blackfriars is offering a number of scholarships to both current and prospective students.
To have an Ax Academy Scholarship application form sent to you, please register your details below.
As well as a completed Application Form, final scholarship submissions will require a 100-200 word statement that demonstrates how you would embrace the learning opportuities available through the Ax Academy and copies of your latest school reports.