At Regents Park Christian School, student diversity is a priority. We seek to continually grow in our level of support, investing resources and evidence-led practices for students in the areas of English as a second language/dialect (EAL/D), learning disabilities, and gifted and talented education. This priority encompasses 21st century teaching and learning practices within a quality Christian environment.
As the world seeks to find a sense of hope and meaning, Regents Park Christian School fosters a place of belonging. Students should not compromise their individuality to fit in. Rather, at our school their needs and strengths are fostered and celebrated through:
- Our academic programs, such as GATEway (Gifted and Talented Education), accelerated programs and cocurricular programs for gifted and talented students
- Our support programs, such as MACQlit, individual planning, adjusted programs and remediation for our EAL/D students and students with disability
Gifted & Talented Explained
Regents Park Christian School recognises that Gifted and talented students:
- have individual learning needs, strengths, interests and abilities
- vary in their level of giftedness across and within learning areas
- vary in abilities and aptitudes demonstrated in a single area or across a variety of domains
- vary in level of achievement
- exhibit different learning behaviours
In line with this recognition, we have implemented our GATEway (Gifted and Talented Education) Program across Kindergarten to Year 12. The Program, featuring 10 core focus areas, ensures that Gifted and Talented students have access to a variety of enrichment, extension and acceleration opportunities that are based on their readiness to learn.
Our staff know that students are not just gifted during robotics club on Wednesday or at debating club on Fridays. We seek to provide multiple opportunities inside – and out – of the classroom so that students flourish alongside their like-minded peers.