How to Apply for a Selective School Years 8-12
Information for Applicants
Vacancies for the age group of 8-12 years vary for different selective schools. The number of vacant seats depends upon the number of students left. Some selective schools might not have any vacancy for a particular year, while at the same time, some schools create a list of reserved applicants for the future. But, the validity for these reserved applicants in the list remains for the specified year for which the applicant has applied.
It is recommended for the applicants to apply for at least three selective schools at the same time. For that, separate applications need to be filled for different schools. However, if the application gets rejected or fails then, the applicant can reapply for any selective school as per your choice.
Fee and Monetary Aid
The NSW Selective High Schools provide free education to students with extraordinary and outstanding teaching methods. Since these are public schools, therefore, no fee is charged. But yes, you need to pay for materials required for specific subjects.
The NSW Selective High Schools also provide boarding facilities for its learners living in remote areas, which are chargeable too. But, for such students who come from rural or other remote areas and want to avail of boarding facilities, Selective schools may provide financial assistance regarding residential facilities.List of Top Selective High Schools in order of their precedence
For 8-12 years of applicants, a maximum of 3 applications can be made for different Selective high schools. For selection criteria and other assessment-related queries, keep yourself updated with the school websites or Visit the school premises.Steps for Application:
The selection process in Selective High Schools for 8-12 years of students is carried out separately by each distinctive Committee of Selective Schools. These individual committees meet up every year to select the applications for their schools in August and September to come up with further actions to be taken.About Selection Committees:
- They ask for the school reports to take further action.
- Further, they also bring into use some other procedures in the selection process, such as their own assessment criteria or conducting tests.
- They may also ask for other information which they consider to be relevant during the process.
Please note that if the application gets selected and the offer is received regarding the selection, make sure that you complete all the formalities due, such as Signing and completing the offer, and respond to the offer in return on time as any such delays could result in cancellation of the application thereafter and the seat might get forwarded to the reserved list candidates.
However, reserved applicants are informed by the individual selective schools they have applied for if a place is made available for the applicant.