Catalyst Gifted and Talented Education Program (GATE)
The rationale of the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) programme, Catalyst, is to provide highly academic and gifted students an opportunity to explore real-world problem-solving topics outside of the normal curriculum as well as topics within the curriculum that are beyond the students’ current year level. The class is vertical, comprising of multiple year levels in order to give students leadership skills.
Catalyst aims to promote academic excellence in the College and encourage creativity, teamwork and communication skills.
The pillars of the programme are;
Students generally choose an area of interest which pertains to real-world problem solving, undertake research and create a model to communicate their project to an audience in Term Four.
Students are selected and invited into the Programme on the basis of one or more of the following;
For more information regarding this Programme, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of Learning Excellence.