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 for country students, your child will study with other exceptionally able students in learning environments that will challenge, inspire and empower them to excel every day. They will follow a curriculum designed specifically for their needs and will have access to universities, industry bodies and mentoring programs as well as the opportunity to take part in competitions at national and international levels.
Applications for the 2020 intake have now closed.
Registrations of interest for the 2021 intake will open March 2019.
All students applying for Gifted and Talented Secondary Selective Entrance Programs must sit the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET).
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.
Students from country WA
Children with exceptional abilities from country Western Australia have access to the Gifted and Talented Program.
Academic testing information
Important information and required documentation for your child’s Gifted and Talented Academic Selective Entrance Testing.
More information on Gifted and Talented Programs
Children suited to selective programs should be able to perform well ahead of children of the same age.
All applicants sitting the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET) receive a Performance Report.
Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC)
The PEAC program is a part-time withdrawal program for upper primary school Year 5 and 6 students in public schools.
Children who will participate in a Gifted and Talented Academic Program in 2019 can apply for the Olive A Lewis Scholarship.