Select Entry enrichment program (Melbourne)

High schoolers 2

Philosophy Unleashed! is a rewarding enrichment program for high-performing students in Years 7 – 10. Philosophy Unleashed! develops students critical and creative thinking through collaborative dialogue about life’s big questions.

Designed especially for students in Special Entry learning programs (such as SEAL, SEL & ACE), Philosophy Unleashed! harnesses students’ curiosity and extends them intellectually through a series of small-group facilitated workshops led by expert mentors.

Philosophy Unleashed! consists of a series of facilitated small-group workshops offering complex, meaningful and challenging activities. They extend especially bright students intellectually and inspire them fulfil their academic potential, while also developing social-emotional skills including self-awareness, social awareness and responsible decision-making.

Our results so far

Based on post-program surveys of the students we’ve worked with…

97.6% became more confident in using evidence to build arguments.

95.1% became more confident in thinking critically about their own ideas and the ideas of others.

90.2% became more confident in working with others to address controversies.

90.2% became more confident in accepting criticism and opposition to their ideas.

82.9% became more confident in evaluating different ideas and figuring out which are the most helpful or true.

Download The Philosophy Club brochure (2018) and Program details (2018).

Please contact us for further information or to request a proposal and quote.

View our Terms and Conditions (student workshops).

High schoolers 1

The Philosophy Club has worked with a range of primary and secondary schools across the socio-economic spectrum, offering award-winning and inspiring programs to hundreds of students.

Read more about the benefits of philosophical enquiry, its curriculum connections, and testimonials from school staff.

High schoolers 3