High Achiever Program at Greensborough College:
Greensborough College is committed to delivering educational programs that meet the needs of a wide range of individual abilities and interests. We strive to ensure all students reach their aspirations beyond school.
Highly able students together with those with a strong work ethic often have needs which require special attention.
Students in the program are supported and carefully monitored by the Assistant Principal, the High Achiever Coordinator and a team of teachers to ensure that their specific needs are being catered for.
The aim of the High Achiever Program is for students to:
Being a High Achiever student at GC
Being a teacher of the High Achievers class at GC:
Being a parent of the High Achievers class at GC:
Extra-Curricular and Extension Programs
Students in the High Achievers Program participate in a range of activities. Examples include:
Years 7 and 8
The High Achiever Program at Greensborough College caters for gifted students in Mathematics and/or English. Students from the High Achiever Program will access appropriate levels of study in one or both of these subjects as indicated through testing.
Students will continue in the program for Mathematics and/or English acceleration and enrichment, complete core studies and choose elective subjects that focus on extension and preparation for an enhanced pathway to VCE.
Year 10 and VCE
These pathways could include :
Selection Process and Selection Requirements
Entry into the Greensborough College High Achievers' Program is based on merit. The College will also take into account other information such as student self-reflection, parent and teacher feedback. Please bring a copy of your most recent Report with you to the test.
By submitting this application, you give consent for Greensborough College to contact your child's Primary School in support of this application and agree to abide by the decision of the College.
Testing Date: Wednesday 15th September 2021
Time: 9.00am - 12pm (we have set an early testing time so students can perform at their best, they will be given a break in the middle)
Venue: Greensborough College, Administration Building, Nepean Street, Greensborough
Registration: Click here to register (non refundable fee $75)
Closing Date: Wednesday 1st September 2021
Parent/Carers will be sent a letter from EduTest via email 7 days prior to the test with further instructions including what to bring etc.
For more information visit: https://aus.edutest.com.au/ or contact the EduTest Help Line: 9014-1411
For any further enquiries please contact Lisa Dunne, Learning Specialist - Curriculum Innovation on 9433-2666.
Upon review of test scores, reports and assessments, applicants will be shortlisted. All shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview at the College, accompanied by their parents/guardians. Upon consideration of all components of the application process, all applicants will be notified via email correspondence of the outcome of their application following the confirmation of enrolment at the College. The decision by the College is final.
Students in the Year 7 High Achievers' Program are eligible for the following scholarships:
Click here to visit the Scholarship Page