Opportunity Class Placement for 2015 entry

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Related Information

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Contact Details

High Performing Students Unit Postal address: Locked Bag 53, DARLINGHURST NSW 1300
Email: ssu@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 880 367                  Fax: 02 9266 8435

Enquiries can also be directed to the principal of the public school that your child is currently attending.

Enquiries about courses and programs offered by specific opportunity classes should be addressed to the schools concerned.




 

Opportunity Class Placement

Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2015

Application for Year 5 placement in an opportunity class in 2015 will be available from Monday 28 April 2014 until Friday 16 May 2014.

Applications made after the closing date will NOT be accepted.

All applicants with access to the internet, a printer and their own email address (not the student's) should apply online at this website at that time.

Applicants without internet access must complete a commercially printed form. Parents or caregivers of students who attend a government primary school may access an application package from the school. Parents or caregivers of students who attend a non-government school can obtain an application package from any primary school with opportunity classes. For a full listing of primary schools with opportunity classes, click here.

All candidates seeking Year 5 placement in an opportunity class in 2015 must take the Opportunity Class Placement Test which is conducted in test centres in NSW on one day only.

 
 

The key dates for application for Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2015 are as follows:

Activity

Date

Online application opens and application information and forms available in schools

 28 April 2014

Online application closes. Paper applications returned to schools. Applications cannot be lodged after this date.

 16 May 2014

Principals complete processing of applications

 6 June 2014

Test centre advice to parents

 9 July 2014

Opportunity Class Placement Test

 23 July 2014

Outcome advice

 late October 2014


 
 
 
Introduction to the opportunity class placement process


See below for Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese language versions of this guide.

Selective high schools and opportunity classes: An Aboriginal perspective

The DVD at the following link was developed with the support and participation of the Twugia project team from South Western Sydney Region. This DVD was designed to promote the benefits of Aboriginal students attending selective high schools and opportunity classes.

 
Opportunity class placement

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Links to further information
 
Translations: Introduction to the opportunity class placement process
 
 Introduction to the opportunity class placement process