Terrigal Public School

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High Potential and Gifted Education

TPS recognises the needs of gifted students and provides a range of extension and enrichment opportunities for students from K-6. TPS aims to identify individual learning needs of HPGE students and provides enrichments opportunities, accelerated programs in maths and English and learning support for HPGE students.

Our gifted and talented program provides these students with learning opportunities on top of the normal curriculum and includes

  • Project based learning groupsPublic Speaking Comps
  • Debating
  • Spelling Bee Comps
  • Maths Olympiad
  • Maths Club
  • Band
  • Dance and choir groups
  • Zone/regional representation for various sports/gala days and comps

TPS encourages Professional Learning for teachers through GERRIC courses and staff development in-service to assist with early identification of gifted students, curriculum differentiation and extension programs for identified HPGE students within the school.