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Student Excellence Program

The Student Excellence Program allows teachers to deliver a range of initiatives which support and extend our high-ability students.These programs are aimed at students working more than 12 months ahead of their expected level in maths and english. There are a number of programs and initiatives that Ocean Grove Primary students are participating in.

These programs include:

VCES – Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series.

A series of online workshops where students work together to solve a problem. Workshops are about an hour and a half where students complete hands-on activities run by an online presenter. 

G.A.T.Eways – Gifted and Talented Education Programs

These are in school workshops run by external presenters and occur once or twice a year at OGPS. G.A.T.E.WAYS engages presenters who are expert in a given field or fields; passionate about their field and able to convey this enthusiasm to children; excellent communicators who love children; knowledgeable about the special needs of gifted children and  how they learn; creative, flexible and skilled in terms of curriculum development and delivery. Their programs are inquiry based, with hands-on activities, problem solving and higher order thinking skills.

Maths Olympiad 

This program is aimed at high achieving year 5 and 6 students. It  is specifically designed to stimulate and challenge students at primary school level. It teaches major problem solving strategies and strengthens students’ mathematical intuition prior to starting high school.

VHAP – Victorian High Abilities Program 

The Victorian High-Ability program has provided up to 48,000 high-ability students in Years 5 to 8 at government schools the opportunity to participate in 10-week online enrichment programs, in English and mathematics. The department selects students for this program based on their reports and NAPLAN scores. 

Ocean Grove Primary School Acknowledges the Wadawurrung People as the Traditional Owners of the Land, Waterways and Skies. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We Acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are part of our community today.