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“The strategic focus on gifted education is already causing teachers to rethink their fundamental beliefs about who our gifted students are and how best to teach them. This change of mindset will result in better pathways for our gifted students through their school lives.” - Robert Emery, St Pius X High School, Adamstown

The Central Region schools are "looking through a new lens" at Gifted Education

Central region Gifted Education Lead Schools are focused on embedding long term change and a shift in culture towards their knowledge and understanding of gifted education. Professional development this year has supported teachers in their strive for excellence in student learning. Relentless optimism, resilience and an appreciation for challenge have enhanced the professional capacity of teachers to set high expectations for the students in their school.  

Central region schools involved in the Gifted Education policy are:

High school: 

St Pius X, Adamstown 

Primary schools:
Holy Family, Merewether Beach
St Joseph’s, Merewether
St James’, Kotara South
St John’s, Lambton
St Therese’s, New Lambton