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Gifted students

Gifted and talented students

Optimising every student’s opportunity to achieve their potential lies at the heart of Taranganba’s State School’s Gifted and Talented framework.

Our vision for students who are gifted and talented is that they feel valued in a learning environment, which both challenges and supports them to pursue excellence and develop a passion for lifeline learning.

Examples of recent extension activities include:

  • 'Awesome Authors'
  • school musicals ‘the Buzz” in 2012 and in 2011 in which students were challenged to develop their artistic, dramatic and speaking abilities
  • Twilight concert' which encourage high end performances in a variety of musical and speaking areas
  • Optiminds competition
  • participation in regional events including Cap Coast Challenge Days 2010 and 2011 and 'ICT Bootcamp' (2008 to 2011)
  • 'Taranganba’s Got Talent' 2009 – 2011
  • Reader’s Cup – Regional Winner 2011
  • Environmental – The Green Lane Diary – QLD winner in 2010
  • Morning Enrichment Programs for years 5 and 7 in Problem solving and Reading
  • Maths Team Challenge – Year 7
  • English Extension years 4 – 7 2012, Years 3 – 7 2011.
  • Chess Club