CAN MY CHILD GET INTO SELECTIVE SCHOOL?

My daughter’s journey from “Sound” To Selective   “Don’t waste your time and money Majeda, she is just an average student. She will never make it to selective.” These were the words that changed my daughter’s life. Although it happened a decade ago, remembering what my daughter’s schoolteacher told us when we asked about preparing […]

How To Prepare Your Child For High School

Behind every nervous and excited child soon to be heading off to high school, there is a parent or caregiver that is equally (but a little more quietly) nervous and excited. If you’ve already happened to find yourself at that time in your life when you’re going to have to let your child grow up […]

HOW THE 2020 NSW SELECTIVE SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST HAS CHANGED

After a review of the Selective School Placement Test, the NSW government has issued an action plan that will see the introduction of a new test in 2020. The current selective test was designed to accommodate 12 selective schools within NSW back in 1991, however since then, the number of fully and partially selective high […]

2019 Selective High School Minimum Entry Scores

It is common knowledge that selective schools are the top-ranking schools based on HSC results. However, with approximately only 4000 placements available each year and an ever-growing number of students applying, it has become increasingly difficult to gain entry to a selective high school. This year 14,501 candidates in NSW sat the test for only […]

Opportunity Class (OC) Minimum Entry Scores in 2019

Opportunity Classes (OC) are offered in selected government schools across NSW and cater for academically gifted and talented children in Years 5 and 6. They provide a rich and intellectually stimulating educational environment. Students who wish to be placed in OC in Year 5 need to sit the test in Year 4. For 2020 entry, […]

Free Homework Help Classes

Do you find it difficult to get your child to do their homework? Do they enjoy doing their homework but are easily distracted at home? Are you too busy to provide the necessary attention to help your child with their homework? Do you find it difficult to help your child using the same teaching methods […]

Why Apply for Selective High School?

Primary schools have recently sent home an ‘Intention to apply for Year 7 entry to a selective high school in 2020’ letter to all parents. This has many parents thinking and asking questions. Is my child bright enough? How does a selective school differ from a public school? How do I apply? This blog will […]

Opportunity Class (OC) Minimum Entry Scores in 2018

Hurstville Public School, offers OC classes

UPDATE: For 2019 Opportunity Class entry marks click here. Opportunity Classes (OC) are offered in selected government schools across NSW and cater for academically gifted and talented children in Years 5 and 6. They provide a rich and intellectually stimulating educational environment. Students who wish to be placed in OC in Year 5 need to […]

2018 Selective High School Minimum Entry Scores

UPDATE: For 2019 selective high school entry marks click here. It is common knowledge that selective schools are the top-ranking schools based on HSC results. However, with only 4,000 (approx) placements available each year and an ever-growing number of students applying, it has become increasingly difficult to gain entry to a selective high school. This […]

Maths & English Tutoring in Turramurra

Primary school student maths tutoring

Global Education Academy offers tutoring for Maths & English to primary and high school students. Located on Sydney’s North Shore. GEA is a research-based learning centre with a structured learning system that covers the entire Australian Curriculum. Our two core courses in Maths and English are designed and based on Cognitive Load Theory. Mathematics and […]