Denison College of Secondary Education: Kelso High Campus

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Gifted and talented programs

An academically talented Year 7 class operates within the school. Students are placed into this class on the basis of the information received from family nomination, the primary feeder schools and information from external testing.

A number of students participate in a Virtual Selective Program which operates throughout the Western Region.

A wide variety of Gifted and Talented Programs and opportunities run within the school. Some of these are listed in the table below:



Writing Competitions
Writing workshops with Authors
Public Speaking
Senior courses to all levels

Mathematics Competitions
Acceleration Programs
Mathematics Workshops
Senior courses to all levels



Australian Geography Competition
Australian History Competition
Mock Trial Competition
Stock Exchange Share Game
CSU Business Competition

Waterwatch and Streamwatch Programs
Science Competitions
Engineering Challenge
Bridge Building Competition
Murder Under the Microscope
Crystal Growing Competition

Creative & Performing Arts

Other Programs

Art Enrichment Days
State Dance Festivals
State Drama Festivals
School band, orchestra and ensembles
Art Exhibitions
School Spectacular
Drama and music productions
Western Region Band / Drama Camp
iVisualize Exhibition

Mind Marathon
Various Programs Organised Through the College Including Talented Athlete and Sports Programs

PD / H / PE

CHS Sporting Competitions
Regional, State and National Sporting Representatives