Our Gifted and Talented Secondary Selective Entrance Program will provide your child with challenging and highly motivating learning opportunities.
Fremantle College’s Gifted and Talented Selective Academic Program provides an engaging and stimulating learning environment to children with exceptional academic capacity in the subject areas of English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Math and Science. The teaching staff work with students to foster advanced analytical, critical and creative thinking skills. Students within the program follow a curriculum that is differentiated to best support individual learning needs and accelerate learning by extending their skills with advanced and in-depth study.
The curriculum offered within the Gifted and Talented Program at Fremantle College includes:
- Differentiation based on the needs of students
- Project–based, real world learning opportunities
- Collaborative curriculum design
- STEM learning practices embedded within courses
- Compaction and acceleration as required
- Thematic approaches to Learning Area planning
- Higher order thinking strategies
Course planning draws on the ACARA Critical and Creative Thinking Learning Continuum, which guides the implementation of opportunities for academic enrichment – Inquiring; Generating Ideas; Reflecting; and Analysing, Synthesising and Evaluating.
The program has been mapped out across the year groups to provide learning that is cohesive and seamless for all students. Our Gifted and Talented Scope and Sequence includes core focus planning for:
- Learning and Innovation Skills
- Life and Career Skills
- Student Cognitive and Social/Emotional Development
As students progress into Senior School at Fremantle College they will have access to a growing range of ATAR courses that will provide them with the opportunity for direct entry into further study at university.
How to apply
Applications are for programs in 2021 have now CLOSED.
All Gifted and Talented Secondary Selective Academic Program applicants must sit the Selective Academic Entrance Test coordinated by the Department of Education. The test includes individual assessments in the areas of mathematics and science, language, writing and non-verbal reasoning.