The GifT Academic Program at Mitcham Girls High School aims to extend, challenge and support girls who are identified as being well ahead of their peers or who demonstrate excellence and talent in English and Humanities and/or Science and Mathematics.
The GifT Academic Program focuses on critical, creative and high order thinking skills. Students are able to design their own learning experiences and to negotiate tasks. Our specialist teachers have high level subject knowledge. They provide educational opportunities which challenge and extend students’ learning in a safe and supportive environment.
At Mitcham Girls High School we ensure that students balance their academic studies with sporting, social and cultural activities. For those of you who want to develop your gift, GifT Academic at Mitcham Girls High School is for you.
Scholarships worth $800.00 per year, across Years 8, 9 and 10, will be offered to prospective Year 8 students who sit the Higher Ability Selection Test (HAST) and are identified by the Australian Council of Educational Research (ACER) as being academically gifted.
The Higher Ability Selection Test will be held at Mitcham Girls High School on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 9:15am.
Students will be expected to continue with the GifT Academic Program in Years 9 and 10.
The following link will provide more information about the test www.acer.edu.au/hast-secondary/faq-parents.
If you would like your daughter to participate in the selection process for this Scholarship, please complete the Registration of Interest. A non-refundable fee of $40.00 is payable to the school upon registration.
For more information please contact Jenni Stewart on 8272 8233.