Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) is a part-time withdrawal program for upper primary school Years 5-6 students. Identified gifted and talented students are selected to participate in differentiated programs offered in a range of delivery modes.
Delivery modes include:
PEAC centres based within a district centre or office with a series of specialist courses or programs;
coordinator/s who establish courses in a range of schools and/or other sites and teachers are released to teach these;
allocation to schools and multi-age programs operate within schools; online delivery of programs
Programs focus on:
Social interaction with gifted and talented peers;
Intellectual rigour and challenge;
Pursuit of excellence;
Development of higher order process skills;
In-depth investigations of real problems;
Open-ended activities which encourage choice and negotiation;
Opportunities to interact with practising experts;
Students working at their own pace;
Self/peer evaluation and reflection of performance.
The school implements this initiative to assist and teach students how to manage conflict with others and deal with bullies and bullying behaviour.
Language Other Than English - Italian
Year 4 to 6 students receive 60 minutes a week instruction in Italian.
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