HOW TO GAIN ENTRY
Perth Modern School is Western Australia’s only fully academically selective co-educational senior high school. Entry to the school is only available by examination administered by Gifted and Talented (GAT) at the WA Department of Education. Application to sit for the examination is made via GAT and there are specific examination dates which are published on the GAT website:
The selective entry testing takes place at specified testing centres in the State. On completion of marking, scores are assessed and placements are made by the Gifted and Talented unit in the Department of Education. This department is solely responsible for receiving applications, organising the student testing and offering places to students.
Details of the current guidelines for selection to the Gifted and Talented academic program at Perth Modern School are available from the GAT website.
Information provided includes criteria for entry including citizenship and residency status, the Selective Entrance Test components, the registration / application process, offers for placement, response to offers, appeals, preferences and frequently asked questions.
Applications and Registration of Interest are to be completed online at the above web address. Should you require further information, please contact the Perth Modern School Enrolment Officer at [email protected] or 9380 0588.
PROSPECTIVE PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS
Prospective Parent Information Sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:
Tuesday, 4 December 2018 at 10.30am or 6.30pm. Venue: Beasley Auditorium, Perth Modern School
Thursday, 7 February 2019 at 10.30am or 6.30pm. Venue: Beasley Auditorium, Perth Modern School
BOOKING ESSENTIAL FOR INFORMATION SESSIONS – www.trybooking.com/442912
School Tours led by current students are also being held on the dates above at 9.15am. Venue: Meet at the War Memorial, southern end of the school oval
BOOKING ESSENTIAL FOR SCHOOL TOURS – www.trybooking.com/442866
Gifted and Talented at the Department of Education also run information sessions for parents, which can be booked by registering with GAT.
For any enquiries or to book a school tour Monday-Friday during term please email [email protected] or telephone (08) 9380 0588.
CONTACT THE ENROLMENT OFFICER
If you wish to discuss any of the processes relating to the enrolment of your child at Perth Modern School, or to request an information pack, please contact the Enrolment Officer Ms Susan Kohlen on 9380 0588 or [email protected].
You may also wish to download the Perth Modern School Prospectus.