Gifted and Talented Programs


Year 10 SMART Program

The SMART selective program is open to all students in the ACT. It is designed for students who show interest and aptitude or potential in Science, Mathematics and Related Technologies and who are prepared and keen to develop effective and responsible learning skills in preparation for Years 11 and 12, post-secondary studies and other post-school options.

Applications are now open. To apply, please complete the Year 10 SMART Program application form.

Sports Development Program

This course is for students who have advanced skills in their chosen sporting area, and where time management may have become an issue due to increased training demands. The course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills to enable them to reach their potential in both their academic and sporting endeavours. As part of enrolment in this course, students are expected to represent Gungahlin College in their chosen sport.

Applications are now open. To apply, please complete the Sports Development Program application form.

Empower Program

Gungahlin College is committed to its vision of empowering every student to reach their full potential. This includes our gifted and talented students. As such, the Gungahlin College Empower Program offers a tailored educational program for successful year 11 and 12 applicants.

The Gungahlin College Empower Program will provide individualised support for successful students. We will ensure that students have access to teachers in their chosen courses that are skilled in extending gifted and talented students. The Program’s team will work with teachers to provide strategies to enhance the student’s outcomes.

The Empower Program Coordinator will provide an additional layer of support for students in the program. They will be able to assist students with such things as applications, ANU Extension Courses, competitions and so on.

Applications are now open. To apply, please complete the Empower Program application form.