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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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Gifted and Talented Students

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Gifted students are usually placed in school environments that are filled with pressure. Although students often need these accelerated tracks to keep them from getting bored in school, the demands of both the coursework and the environment of other gifted students can cause a great deal of stress.  Children may work so hard to keep up (and stay ahead) that they begin to burn out from stress—which can be a dangerous state, both physically and mentally. Stress can create a vicious cycle, as it is more difficult to concentrate and pay attention when stressed, so students may experience low performance, leading them...

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Summer Holiday Ideas - For Mums by Mums

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Wow! It's that time of the year again. Getting kids properly active and learning is tough in this digital age. Don't stress - thanks to our North Shore Coaching Bella Vista mums who shared their ideas! Mum A - Based on research, children who read during the summer do better upon returning to school because they’ve kept their minds active. My husband and I find quality educational summer activities for their children. They will return to school refreshed and confident to face any challenges ahead! Mum B -  You have to assess their interests and then choose what’s best for each kid. Planning is the...

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