Burgmann's Ernest Program is a dynamic and diverse initiative that aims to extend students academically and encourage their involvement in social justice and community contribution.

Named in honour of Bishop Ernest Burgmann, a champion of both academics and social justice, the Ernest Program offers a wide range of activities designed to inspire students to reach their full potential.

The Ernest Program encompasses a variety of engaging and intellectually stimulating activities that foster personal growth and development. Students can participate in activities such as:

  • ACT Safe Plates
  • Book Club
  • Chess Club
  • Debating
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Ginninderra Award
  • ICT Explorers
  • Junior School Clubs
  • Mock Trial
  • Science Fair
  • STEM Academy
  • Student Magazine
  • Titrations
  • Tournament of Minds

Through these activities, students are challenged to think critically, develop their skills, and expand their knowledge beyond the traditional classroom environment. The program encourages students to explore their interests, engage in meaningful discussions, and develop a sense of social responsibility and community engagement.

By participating in the Ernest Program, students have the chance to broaden their horizons, enhance their academic abilities, and make a positive impact in their community. The program embodies the values and legacy of Bishop Ernest Burgmann, inspiring students to excel academically and embrace social justice principles in their pursuit of knowledge and personal growth.