Opportunity classes – Year 5

Applying for placement in an opportunity class in Year 5


Find out about key dates in the placement process for Year 5 entry in 2020.

Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2020

The Opportunity Class Placement Test was conducted on Wednesday 31 July 2019.

The Illness or misadventure submission period is now closed. The closing date was Wednesday 14 August 2019. It is no longer possible to lodge a request.

The submission period to request a change of school choices closed on Friday 9 August 2019. Changes of choice cannot be accepted after this date as they cannot be processed in time for selection committees to be presented with relevant information.

Selection committees meet during September 2019.

Placement outcome information

Placement outcome information will be mailed or emailed individually to each applicant in mid-October 2019.

Review of Selective Education Access

In December 2018, the NSW Minister for Education, Rob Stokes, announced the findings of the Review of Selective Education Access. For more information, see Review of Selective Education Access: Findings and Action Plan.

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