G.A.T.E.WAYS

Attention Parents & Students,

 

2018 G.A.T.E.WAY programs are now open for enrolment:

 


We are delighted to present our next round of Journeys for Term 3 at  St Paul's Primary School in Sunshine West and at Fitzroy PS.

A range of programs specially designed to challenge and excite will be offered to gifted students in Years 1-6. 
SUNSHINE WEST
Venue: St Paul's Primary School
Mondays  July 23 and 30; August 6 and 13

Years 1 and 2
 
Beyond the Yellow Brick Road
(writing and literature)
Parent Expression of Interest Form

Years 3 and 4
 
Curious Toys for Curious Boys and Girls
(science/technology)
Parent Expression of Interest Form

 Years 5 and 6
 
Up and Atom
(science)
Parent Expression of Interest Form
 
FITZROY
Venue: Fitzroy Primary School
Tuesdays July 24 and 31; August 7 and 14

Years 1 and 2
 
The Totally Incredible Treehouse
(maths)
Parent Expression of Interest Form

Years 3 and 4
 
Mountains of Fire
(science)
Parent Expression of Interest Form

 Years 5 and 6
 
no program on offer -

Information for Parents 



ALSO COMING UP IN IN TERM 3

Other Journeys venues: : Wesley College; Kallista PS; Knox Gardens PS; Donvale PS; Research PS

 
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We are delighted to be offering our next round of On Location programs running early in Term 3, and catering for students from Years 5 and 6 across a number of different subject areas.

MELBOURNE
Letter of Invitation
 
Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne’s, The Channel
 

 Years 5 and 6

Powered Up Podcasting
 
Fridays: August 3 &  10   
9.30am – 3.30pm

Parent Expression of Interest Form
Years 5 and 6
Compose Yourself
 
Tuesdays: August 14 and 21
9.30 am – 3.30 pm

Parent Expression of Interest Form

Venue: The Australian Centre For The Moving Image (ACMI)

 Years 5 and 6

 Take 5
 
Mondays: July 30 and August 6     9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form

Venue: Writers’ Victoria

 Years 5 and 6

The House of Magic and Dreams
 
Mondays: July 30 & August 6  June    9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form
 

Venue: The Australian Synchrotron

 Years 5 and 6

Beam Me Up 

Mondays: July 30 & August 6    9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form

 Information for Parents explains the steps in the enrolment process


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MELBOURNE
Letter of Invitation
 
Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne’s, The Channel
 

 Years 5 and 6

Beats 'n Pieces
 
Fridays: August 31 and September 7 
9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form
     

Venue: The Australian Centre For The Moving Image (ACMI)

 Years 5 and 6

Crash, Bang, Animate
 
Mondays: September 3 and 10    9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form

Venue: Writers’ Victoria

 Years 5 and 6

Whodunnit?
 
Tuesdays: September 4 and 11     9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form
 

Venue: The National Gallery of Victoria, International

 Years 5 and 6

MoMa at NGV

Tuesdays: September 4 and 11   9.30am – 3.30pm
Parent Expression of Interest Form
 Information for Parents explains the steps in the enrolment process


ALSO COMING UP:

Journeys for Years 1-6


Venues in this round are: Kingswood College in Box Hill; Belgrave South PS; Boronia West PS; Mt Eliza PS; St Charles Borromeo PS in Templestowe; Ivanhoe GS, Mernda campus. Click here to see what programs are on offer.
 

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Please see the G.A.T.E.WAY website for brochures outlining the programs. If your child(ren) is interested, please complete the expression of interest form and send through to Kyla Mamic, in the administration office.

 

G.A.T.E.WAYS aims to cater for children who are in the highly able to gifted range. This approximates the top 10 – 15% of children in the classroom. Programs are delivered at a faster pace than in the regular classroom, and are pitched around two years ahead of chronological age.

G.A.T.E.WAYS runs a range of programs which parents of gifted and highly able children can enrol in directly. These programs include: Brainwaves Club, Holiday Club, Festivals and Leadership.


For more details https://www.gateways.edu.au/


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From Jonah (Grade 6) who went to see the Australian Synchrotron with GATEWAYS:

 

The Australian synchrotron is the only synchrotron in Australia and one of two in the southern hemisphere. At the synchrotron they speed up electrons to %99.99998 of the speed of light and then keeps them on a loop until they are put through a tunnel to do different experiments like making an electron 50x narrower than a strand of hair. On Tuesday the 17th of April I went there for the Gateways program along with about twenty their students from different schools. When we did the program we had a tour of the Australian synchrotron. We learnt about how the synchrotron works and the different components in the synchrotron. From the synchrotron experience from Gateways I want to be a scientist more than I did before.

By Jonah