Gifted and Talented Program

Alkimos College

Gifted and Talented

About The Program

Alkimos College is one of 14 public high schools to offer the Gifted and Talented Program.  The program will give students a learning environment that will challenge, inspire and empower them to excel every day, fostering advanced analytical, critical and creative thinking.


The program will commence at Alkimos College in 2022 with up to 32 selected Year 7 students in 2022 and expand to cater for selected students from Year 7-10 by 2025.


Students are selected based on the results of the Academic Selective Entrance Test (ASET). The college has been selected as a testing venue and this will occur on Saturday 12 March 2022, for the 2023 intake.  The Department will provide further details to those applicable.


How to Apply

Applications for testing are now closed for entry into the Alkimos College selective Academic Gifted and Talented program for the 2023 Year 7 intake. However, you can register your interest for the 2024 Year 7 intake on the link below.

Late applications can only be considered under exceptional and extenuating circumstances. You can apply via the link below.


Key Dates and Timelines

Please also follow the link below to the Department of Education’s website for more information about the Gifted and Talented program, key dates and timelines.

Key Dates and Timelines

If you have any further questions please call the college on 9561 7300.

At Alkimos College our students work together to foster creativity and innovation to create empowered individuals. We provide a safe and inclusive environment where ‘hands on’ and ‘minds on’ learning experiences are embedded in everyday college life. Our staff and students strive for excellence and grow with our community to cultivate a culture of high quality teaching and learning.

Get in Touch

Should you have any questions relating to our Gifted and Talented Program or any other matter we encourage you to get in touch.