SELECTIVE SCHOOL INFORMATION
Blacktown Boys’ High School is a partially Selective High School and in 2013 will have a selective class in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Students who have sat and been successful in the state Selective High School test have the option of nominating Blacktown Boys' as their school preference. The selective stream will contain a stand-alone class, in each year and will be provided with curriculum appropriate to their abilities.
An Orientation meeting for our new Selective High School students and their parents is held annually in November, however, parents wishing to visit the school at other times are welcome to do so by making an appointment with the Principal.
SELECTIVE HIGH SCHOOL TESTING TIMELINE
FOR YEAR 7 INTAKE 2014
Applications are now being accepted for student placement in Year 7 at a selective high school in 2013. Parents of Year 5 students who wish their child to be considered for placement in 2013 must submit an application.
Apply online at http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/shsplacement
ENTRY INTO THE YEAR 8, YEAR 9, YEAR 10
SELECTIVE CLASS - 2014
Entrance to an existing Selective Class is through application with supporting evidence. Entry is dependent upon vacancies. If vacancies exist, students will be offered a place in order of merit.
The school application form is now available from our school office and needs to be returned to the office by Tuesday July 30th, along with the Selective High Schools and Opportunity Classes Placement Unit application form. A $20.00 non-refundable administration fee must be paid to Blacktown Boys' High School at the time of lodging the application. The school application form requests details in a number of areas of expertise, as well as detailing the documentation required: academic excellence, music, public speaking, debating, performance, sport, leadership, school service, community service, competitions, reasons for selecting Blacktown Boys' High School, personal qualities.
Students wishing to enrol at Blacktown Boys' High School will also need to submit reports and other relevant documentation with the school application form.