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Boronia Park Public School

Boronia Park Public School

Friendship, Harmony, Cooperation and Respect

Telephone02 9817 2778

Gifted and Talented Education

Boronia Park Public School provides a rich program of enrichment opportunities, including:

  • choir
  • band
  • school leadership opportunities - school representative council (SRC), peer support program, buddy program
  • chess
  • public speaking
  • debating
  • Maths Olympiad
  • PSSA representative sport including tee-ball, netball, soccer, AFL, cricket and rugby
  • opportunities for regional sporting representation.

Gifted Education Resources

Further information to support parents of high potential and gifted students can be found here.

Boronia Park Public School does not officially endorse any of the following programs but encourages parents to use this list as a springboard for their own research and investigations.

For parents

Name and Link Details

Gifted NSW

Gifted NSW is the NSW state gifted association and is affiliated with the Australian Association for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children (AAEGT) and GLD Australia. 
GERRIC: gifted education Programs for parents and children
Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented The AAEGT promotes and protects the educational entitlement and well-being of the gifted and talented. 
Advocating for gifted learners with disability (GLD) GLD Australia is a national not-for-profit online learning community and support group responding to the needs of intellectually gifted children and adults with specific learning disability or other learning challenges
NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children Inc. (NSWAGT) FAQ around gifted students / Australian gifted education
Resources | Education - UNSW Sydney Helpful links for parents to understand their child’s giftedness
GERRIC courses for parents GERRIC at the UNSW School of Education’s pre-recorded nine-part Gifted Parenting series.
World Council for Gifted and Talented Children The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC®) is a worldwide nonprofit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children.

For high potential and gifted students

Classes at GERRIC and Thinktable begin from Year 3.

Name and Link Details
GATEWays G.A.T.E.WAYS aims to cater for children who are in the highly able to gifted range. This approximates the top 10 – 15% of children in the classroom. Programs are delivered at a faster pace than in the regular classroom and are pitched around two years ahead of chronological age.
GERRIC Junior Scientia: Years 3-6 The Junior Scientia program is designed for gifted and talented primary school students in Years 3-6. 
MindQuest  MindQuest is an exciting enrichment program designed to challenge and extend gifted and talented primary students from government and non-government schools. 
Macquarie University School Holiday Program Play, learn and grow at Macquarie with exciting adventures, cool activities, super sports and awesome creations.
Australian Education Gifted Support Centre A range of links to holiday enrichment activities.