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Northern Beaches Secondary College

Northern Beaches Secondary College

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Telephone02 9939 6942

Emailnbscollege-m.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Year 7 Academic Placement

CLOSING DATE: Friday 18th February by 3:00pm

Placement in the Year 7 Academic classes at NBSC Balgowlah Boys, NBSC Cromer and NBSC Mackellar Girls Campuses is subject to the child’s eligibility to attend the school, submission of an application form and based on supporting evidence including the results achieved in the NBSC  Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Academic Programs/Placement Test.

Please Note: Students eligible to enrol at NBSC Cromer Campus will be required to sit for the Peninsula Community of Schools (PCS) external academic test. Further information is available on the NBSC Cromer Campus application form.

Application Forms

NBSC Balgowlah Boys Campus

Download: Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Academic Program, Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Music Program and 2023 NBSC Balgowlah Boys Remittance Advice.

Forward completed application form, supporting documents and remittance advice to:

Attention:  Melinda Smith, NBSC Balgowlah Boys Campus, 27 Maretimo Street, Balgowlah NSW 2093

Submit via post or hand deliver.  E-mails will not be accepted.

NBSC Cromer Campus

Download: Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Academic Program and Remittance Advice , Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Creative & Performing Arts Program and Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Music Program 

Forward completed application form, supporting documents and remittance advice to:

Attention:  Jane Dean - NBSC Cromer Campus, 120 South Creeek Road, Cromer NSW 2099

Submit via post or hand deliver.  E-mails will not be accepted.

 

NBSC Mackellar Girls Campus

Download: Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Academic Program 2023 2023 Talented Athlete Application Form2023 Talented Dance Application Form, 2023 Talented Music Application Form, 2023 Talented Visual Art Program Application Form and 2023 Remittance Advice.

Forward completed application form, supporting documents and remittance advice to:

Attention:  Wendy Mailey, NBSC Mackellar Girls Campus, 11 Campbell Parade, Manly Vale NSW 2093 

Submit via post or hand deliver.  E-mails will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 18th February by 3:00pm


Additional Information

Selection Examination (Year 7 High Potential and Gifted Education Academic Placement Test)

Students are required to sit for a two (2) hour externally sourced test provided by Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). The test covers reading comprehension, writing and mathematics.

Test Date: Thursday 17th March 2022

Test Venue: School Hall of NBSC Campus designated as your local school.
                    Refer to NSW Public School Finder to confirm your designated local school.

Time of arrival: 8.45am 

Test time: 9.00am - 12.00pm (including breaks)

What to bring: two black pens, HB pencils and an eraser.  There is a short break between each section of the test. Students are advised to bring food and a drink.

NBSC Selection Process

Following the receipt of test results, offers will be made from your local school for placement in the Talented Academic Programs by mail mid Term 2. You will be required to accept or decline the offer by the date indicated in the letter.

Test Locations

Students are required to sit the test at their designated local school. Only registered students will be allowed to sit for the test. Please ensure your child/dependant arrives for the exam at the specified time.

If for any reason your child/dependant cannot attend at this time, please ring as soon as possible the Test Coordinator at the respective campus.

The test will be administered in the school hall at the following locations:

NBSC Balgowlah Boys Campus       27 Maretimo Street, Balgowlah

NBSC Cromer Campus                      120 South Creek Road, Cromer

NBSC Mackellar Girls Campus          11 Campbell Parade, Manly Vale

 

ACADEMIC PLACEMENT TEST DATE:  

Thursday 17 March 2022


Further Information

NBSC Learning & Innovation Centre

General Enquires     T : (02) 9939 6942           E: nbscollege-m.school@det.nsw.edu.au

NBSC Balgowlah Boys Campus

Melinda Smith    T : (02) 9949 4200       E: melinda.smith42@det.nsw.edu.au

NBSC Cromer Campus

Jane Dean            T : (02) 9981 1155                 E: janelle.dean@det.nsw.edu.au

NBSC Mackellar Girls Campus

Wendy Mailey    T: (02) 9949 2083       E: WENDY.MAILEY1@det.nsw.edu.au