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Opportunities for high performing primary students

Applications for 2020 entry into opportunity classes are now open for current Year 4 students.

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Opportunity classes provide support for gifted and talented students.

Parents or carers of Year 4 students should apply online before 17 May 2019 for their children to be considered for placement in Year 5 in an opportunity class in 2020.

Opportunity classes support academically gifted students using specialised teaching methods and educational materials tailored to high performing students.

In 2020 Year 5 classes will be offered in 75 primary schools across the state, from Alstonville on the north coast to Coonabarabran in the state’s central west. Applicants can apply for up to two schools.

All students wanting to enrol in an opportunity class in 2020 will take the Opportunity Class Placement Test on the morning of Wednesday 31 July 2019.

Visit the opportunity class page to apply, or for more information.

Inquiries about application procedures should be directed to the High Performing Students Team, email ssu@det.nsw.edu.au or telephone 1300 880 367.

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