content-left-bg.png
content-right-bg.png

Academic Merit/ Excellence Programs

WebPartZone1_1
PublishingPageContent

Academic Merit Entry is available to students in years 7 to 12. Students are selected in order of merit from the documents submitted for evaluation. The number of available places will depend on whether the enrolment capacity has been met for that particular year level.

Excellence Program/Merit Entry applications for Year 7 2020 have closed for Term 1 testing. 

Applications continue to be accepted for testing in Term 2. 

Term 2 testing will occur in June 2019.

How do I apply?

Academic Merit Entry Applications will be assessed on the following:

  • School reports from previous two semesters
  • Most recent NAPLAN results
  • Documentary evidence of achievements to support the application, including certificates from external competitions (ICAS, Australian Maths comp, Language Perfect comp etc.)

All of the above documents are to be submitted for evaluation with an Application for Merit Entry All Year Levels (PDF, 453KB) to the main office for your student to be considered for Academic Merit at Benowa.

Year 7 2020 Academic Excellence Program Entry

Academic Excellence Programs include Academic French ImmersionWaldorf Education, Academic STEM. Students wanting to gain entry into these programs will be required to sit an entrance exam. The 2020 Entry Exam will be held on Sunday, 17 March 2019.

How do I Apply?

Academic Excellence Applications will be assessed on the following:

  • School reports from previous two semesters
  • Most recent NAPLAN results.
  • Documentary evidence of achievements to support the application, including certificates from external competitions (eg: ICAS, Australian Maths comp, Language Perfect, comp etc.)

All of the above documents are to be submitted for evaluation with an Year 7, 2020 Application for Merit and Excellence Enrolment form to the main office. Application forms must be completed for your student prior to the Academic Exam date to be eligible to sit the exam.

Please note: If you are unsuccessful in gaining entry into one of our Academic Excellence Programs in Year 7, enrolment places may be offered in under Academic Merit depending on enrolment capacity.

Academic Exam Registration

Exam date: Sunday, 17 March 2019
Exam time: 9.30 arrival for a 10.00am start

Exam location: Benowa State High School - W Block

Registrations close: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Students are to bring a pen, pencil and ruler.
Parents do not have to remain at the school during the above times.
WebPartZone1_2
WebPartZone2_1
WebPartZone2_2
WebPartZone2_3
WebPartZone3_1
WebPartZone3_2
WebPartZone3_3
WebPartZone3_4
WebPartZone4_1
WebPartZone5_1
WebPartZone5_2
WebPartZone6_1
WebPartZone6_2
WebPartZone7_1
WebPartZone7_2
WebPartZone8_1
WebPartZone8_2
WebPartZone9_1
Last reviewed 07 May 2019
Last updated 07 May 2019