Learning Extension

The Extension Class at Jamison High School is designed for students who learn quickly, achieve at a high level and require a more challenging learning environment.

This program currently runs from Year 7 to 10 and aims to provide students with:

  • a differentiated curriculum that enhances the diverse needs and abilities of students across all key learning areas
  • enrichment and extension activities to deepen student knowledge, understanding and skills across all key learning areas
  • participation in various additional school and university based programs and competitions such as Rich Tasks, University of NSW – ICAS Science, English and Mathematics competitions and much more!

Entry into the program starts in Year 7 and is by application. This process involves three phases:

  • Completion of Application Forms (early Term 1): 
    • Student Nomination Form
    • Parent / Guardian Nomination Form
    • Teacher Nomination Form
  • Portfolio development (to be brought to interview) containing the following:
    • Year 5 Yearly Report
    • Year 3 and 5 NAPLAN Results
    • Certificates of achievement from academic competitions (eg. UNSW Competitions)
    • Certificates / reports from extracurricular activities from outside of school (eg. Music, sport, art, dance, clubs, etc)
    • Any other additional documentation to support the application
  • Extension Class Coordinator / Student / Parent / Guardian Interview (late Term 1)

There are also opportunities for additional students to join this class at various stages throughout Years 7 – 10. All enquiries need to be referred to the Extension Class Coordinator (Mrs Freemantle – HT Science).