Your child can discover a world of opportunities in Gifted and Talented Secondary Selective Entrance Programs.
Offered at 20 select public secondary schools, including a fully selective academic school, an arts college, a regional school and an online program, your child will study with other gifted students and follow a curriculum designed specifically for their needs. They will enjoy a rich learning environment that is challenging and stimulating.
You can apply for these programs no matter where you live in Western Australia and successful country applicants may be eligible to board at City Beach Residential College.
- study an enriched curriculum
- have access and links with universities and industry bodies
- have contact with leading industry professionals
- take part in competitions at national and international levels
- have access to mentoring programs.
Entrance to academic programs is determined by the results of the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET).
Applications for Year 5 students currently in 2018, who are going into Year 7 in 2020, are now open.
If you have an older child wishing to apply for Gifted and Talented Secondary Selective Entrance Programs, additional entry points are available in Years 9, 10 and 11. The same application process and timing applies.
More information on Gifted and Talented Programs
All students applying for Gifted and Talented Secondary Selective Entrance Programs must sit the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET).
Key dates and application guidelines
Important information for the Secondary Gifted and Talented programs.
All applicants sitting the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET) receive a Performance Report.
Children suited to selective programs should be able to perform well ahead of children of the same age.
Children who will participate in a Gifted and Talented Academic Program in 2019 can apply for the Olive A Lewis Scholarship.
Children with exceptional academic ability have the opportunity to engage in an intellectually stimulating learning environment.
Children have the opportunity to shine in these innovative and challenging arts programs.
Children with an aptitude for learning new languages have the opportunity to develop their language skills to an advanced level.