HPL - High Performance Learning in CHS


At The Cambridge High School, we pride ourselves on being an accredited world-class institution dedicated to fostering High Performance Learning (HPL) among our students. HPL is a proven approach that enables every student to achieve highly, both academically and personally, by developing key cognitive attributes and character traits.

What is High Performance Learning?
High Performance Learning is an innovative, research-based educational philosophy that challenges students to think critically, solve complex problems, and communicate effectively. It goes beyond traditional academic excellence to cultivate qualities such as resilience, creativity, and collaboration. At The Cambridge High School, HPL forms the cornerstone of our educational framework, empowering our students to excel not only in examinations but also in real-world scenarios. 

Our Commitment to Excellence 
As an accredited world-class school, we are committed to providing a stimulating environment where every student can reach their full potential. Through personalised learning pathways and a supportive community, we nurture a culture of curiosity and continuous improvement. Our educators are dedicated to implementing the principles of HPL into every aspect of our curriculum, ensuring that each student receives the guidance and resources needed to succeed in a globally competitive landscape

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Advanced Cognitive Performance Characteristics (ACPs)
The Advanced Cognitive Performance Characteristics are a set of core characteristics that students can develop to become high performers. The ACPs are 20 ways of thinking (grouped into 5 categories) associated with high performance. These categories are:
  • Meta-thinking
  • Linking
  • Analysing
  • Creating
  • Realising

Values, Attitudes and Attributes (VAAs) 

The Values, Attitudes and Attributes are categorised into 3 key areas:

  • Empathetic
  • Agile
  • Hardworking

The VAAs are developed and used in combination with the Advanced Cognitive Performance Characteristics (ACPs).

Why Choose The Cambridge High School?

  • Accredited as a world-class institution committed to excellence in education.
  • Emphasis on High Performance Learning to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Personalized learning pathways tailored to meet the needs of individual students.
  • A vibrant community that celebrates diversity, creativity, and academic achievement.
  • Preparation of students for success in higher education and beyond.

Together, we inspire excellence and empower future leaders

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