General information

NSW public schools offer a range of opportunities for high potential and gifted students including opportunity classes and selective high schools.

Opportunity classes and selective high schools form part of the NSW Department of Education's commitment to identify and provide a range of opportunities for high potential and gifted students in NSW. For further information see the High Potential and Gifted Education Policy.

High potential and gifted students

Opportunity classes and selective high schools cater for high potential and gifted students.

Review of Selective high school access

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

Key dates

Find key dates for opportunity class placement, selective high school placement in Year 7 and selective high schools in Years 8 to 12.

Policy

Read about the selective high school and opportunity class policy.

Read about the ethics and privacy policy.

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