Gifted and Talented Program

Gifted and Talented Secondary School Programs

Many year 6 students at Richmond Primary School move into gifted and talented programs in year 7. 

Offered at 20 select public secondary schools, students study with other gifted students and follow a curriculum designed specifically for their needs.  They enjoy a rich learning environment that is challenging and stimulating.


  • study an enriched curriculum
  • have access and links with universities and industry bodies
  • have contact with leading industry professionals
  • take part in competitions at national and international levels
  • have access to mentoring programs.

Entrance to academic programs is determined by the results of the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET).  Programs in arts and languages may also require auditions, interviews and the submission of school reports.

Applications for Year 5 students currently in 2018, who are going into Year 7 in 2020, opens in October 2018. Find out more…