Gifted and Talented

students at Gungahlin College

In addition to our Elite Programs, Gungahlin College provides students with a broad range of enrichment opportunities aimed at extending our students to reach their full potential. Connection to school and community are principles that we value and believe are essential for student success.

ANU Extension Program

The ANU Extension Program provides students with a taste of the university learning experience and an opportunity to study courses using facilities and staff located on the ANU campus. These courses are called 'H' courses and allow students to enrich their study in a range of which include mathematics, science, engineering, languages and music.

The Arts

  • The Ausdance Dance Festival
  • ACT Public Schools Arts showcase event 'Step into the Limelight'
  • College theatrical productions
  • A range of opportunities to exhibit work and be exposed to visiting artists
  • Gungahlin College TV

English Honours Program

The English Honours Program is a unique opportunity for students to extend themselves in the study of literature and modern forms of English communication in a variety of text types. Students who have a deep interest in the study of English literature, or who have consistently earned A or B grades in level one English should apply. Students will undertake a double major (English and Literature) and will engage in a variety of extension activities such as:

  • Guest Lectures
  • Film and Book clubs
  • Targeted Excursions
  • Creative Writing Camp
  • Writing competitions
  • Performance Poetry
  • Plays


  • Specialist Mathematics Double Major
  • Mathematics Tutorials
  • Participation in Mathematics competitions and University Mathematics days
  • Maths Camp


  • ACER National Languages Tests
  • Speech, essay and film contests
  • Global language proficiency tests
  • Overseas excursions

Student Leadership

All Gungahlin College students have the opportunity to become actively involved in our school community through a range of leadership roles. These roles create the important 'student voice' that creates our positive school culture. Some of these roles include:

  • Student Leadership Group
  • The Green Team
  • School Board Representation
  • House Captains

All leadership groups are supervised by a teacher, meet regularly with the College Principal and participate in school and community projects.