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List of Opportunity Class (OC) Schools

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List of opportunity classes Public schools with Year 5 opportunity classes in 2020 Code School and location ACP ARMIDALE CITY Faulkner St, Armidale ALX ALEXANDRIA PARK Park Rd, Alexandria ALS ALSTONVILLE Main St, Alstonville ART ARTARMON McMillan Rd, Artarmon ASH ASHFIELD Liverpool Rd, Ashfield BGH BALGOWLAH HEIGHTS Lewis St, Balgowlah BLM BALMAIN Eaton St, Balmain BHW BATHURST WEST Suttor St, Bathurst BEE BEECROFT Beecroft Rd, Beecroft BIR BIRABAN Beckley St, Toronto BTS BLACKTOWN SOUTH Flushcombe Rd, Blacktown BCS BLAXCELL STREET Blaxcell St, Granville BRA BRADBURY Jacaranda Ave, Bradbury CAM CAMDEN SOUTH Old Hume Hwy, Camden CBN CARINGBAH NORTH Cawarra Rd, Caringbah CAS CASULA De Meyrick Ave, Casula CES CESSNOCK WEST Cnr Campbell Street and Wollombi Rd, Cessnock...

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2019 OC Test for Year 5 2020 Entry

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2019 OC TEST FOR YEAR 5 2020 ENTRY Application for Year 5 placement in an opportunity class in 2020 opens on Tuesday 30 April 2019 and closes on Friday 17 May 2019. You must apply by the due date. Closing dates for applications are strictly observed. The placement program operates on a very tight schedule and involves the use of external contractors who cannot accommodate late additions to the candidature for testing. There can be no exceptions made on compassionate grounds. The only circumstances under which a late application can be considered are: where parents are applying for placement of their children in rural and...

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OUR Trademark: Small Class Sizes

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Let’s compare two classes. In terms of teacher ability, student levels, and student behavior, they are essentially identical. The only difference is that one class has 10 students and the other has 30. Which class would you want to teach? Which class is better for the students? The smaller one is the obvious answer, but do you know exactly why? Here are the 10 reasons why smaller class size is so important: 1. More one-on-one time. In our 10-student class, it stands to reason that each student will have three times more individual face time with their teacher. This type...

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Growth Mindset in Maths

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In general, a growth mindset is the belief that intelligence and ‘smartness’ can also be learned and that the brain grows from experience and effort.  The opposite, a fixed mindset, is the idea that you are smart, or you are not. In math, that translates into “some people are good at math, and some are not.” Did you know that praising efforts rather than intelligence or results can impact your child’s ability to persevere in challenges?! The goal is to have children thrive on challenges and see failures, not as a sign of low intelligence, but as a learning opportunity. ...

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NSW Selective School Test Online Application - Yr 7 in 2020

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NSW Selective School Entry to Year 7 in 2020 Applications will open for placement in Year 7 in 2020 from 9 October 2018 to 12 November 2018. The selective high school placement test will be held on Thursday 14 March 2019.  Application process Applications for Year 7 entry to an NSW selective high school are completed and submitted online. The form will be available only while applications are open, from 9 October 2018 until 10pm on 12 November 2018 for entry in 2020.  Read the information about applying (click here) carefully prior to submitting an application. Add ssu@det.nsw.edu.au to your email contacts to ensure you receive correspondence from the high performing...

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