Opportunity classes – Year 5


Find out about key dates in the placement process for Year 5 entry in 2021.

Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2021

Applications for Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2021 opened onTuesday 9 June 2020 and closed on Friday 26 June 2020.

Late applications cannot be accepted.

Applicants will be advised by Wednesday 2 September 2020 where to take their child to sit the Opportunity Class Placement Test.

The Opportunity Class Placement Test will be held on Wednesday 16 September 2020.

Due to the postponed test, changes have been made to the placement process for this year only to ensure students are placed in Year 5 opportunity classes as early in 2021 as possible. Refer to the fact sheet for information about these changes.

Change of school choice/s

You can change school choices without explanation before 25 September 2020 using the Change of choice form.

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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