This school is part of the South Australian
Aberfoyle Park High School is the official Department of Education and Child Development (DECD) school for gifted students in the southern metropolitan area of Adelaide. DECD provides extra resources for the innovative Ignite program designed to cater for the academic, social and emotional needs of gifted students.
Students are selected on the basis of performance in Mathematics, Creative Writing, English Comprehension and Abstract Reasoning as assessed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) followed by an interview.
The Ignite program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of gifted students. The program offers:
Features of the Ignite Program:
Ignite students can access varied Music and Visual and Performing Arts programs and extensive Sports and Athletics options. The school’s vibrant International program fosters student growth in socio-cultural awareness and fluency in three languages other than English. Ignite Field Studies take students to Canberra, Kangaroo Island and the Flinders Ranges to engage in curriculum-driven activities.
The co-curricular program provides further opportunities for extension and enrichment with activities such as:
If you are interested in applying for future years an expression of interest form can be found via the link at the bottom of the page.
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