Ignite Program For Gifted And Talented Students At Aberfoyle Park High School

Parents of Year 7 students, are you interested in the IGNITE program?

Aberfoyle Park High School is the only DECD Special Interest School in the southern suburbs that offers an IGNITE program for Gifted and Talented students. This program provides interaction and academic challenge with like minded students in a safe, nurturing environment where they can achieve their personal best.

How do I know if my child is gifted?

Gifted children possess, to an outstanding degree, a demonstrated ability or potential in one or more of the following areas:

  • General Intelligence
  • Specific academic strengths
  • Visual and performing arts
  • Psychomotor ability
  • Leadership
  • Creative thinking
  • Interpersonal and intrapersonal skills

Students currently in Year 7 are encouraged to apply for entry into the 2018 program. Selection is based on performance in the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) assessment, which will be conducted at Aberfoyle Park High School on:

  • Saturday 25 February 2018 8.45am – 1.15pm

Applications to sit the test can be accessed via our website: www.aphs.sa.edu.au

Click on the “Ignite” tab at the top and then “Registrations for Ignite” to access the online registration form. Closing date for registration is Friday 17 February.

For further information email: Ignite@aphs.sa.edu.au

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