Our STEM focus is on the evolving science of the future…

Roma Mitchell is at the forefront of preparing our students for the needs of Australia’s future workforce, with a strong focus on education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

In 2014, we were named a South Australian ‘STEM Focus School’ by the Department for Education and Child Development. We have developed a Maths Specialism program in collaboration with UniSA, Adelaide University and Melbourne’s RMIT University.

Our goal is that these programs encourage our students to continue STEM studies throughout their senior years, which will enable them easier entry into STEM tertiary courses and careers.

And despite a nationwide trend of student interest in science waning, our student numbers have in fact tripled in five traditional sciences subjects – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Psychology – at year 11 level, as more and more of our students aim for university courses in STEM fields.

Our STEM programs engage students with an exciting curriculum and programs that put their studies into an everyday context, designed to inspire them to continue building their knowledge at a higher level.