GifT Academic at Mitcham

The GifT Academic Program at Mitcham Girls High School aims to extend, challenge and support girls who are identified as being well ahead of their peers or who demonstrate excellence and talent in English and Humanities and/or Science and Mathematics.

The GifT Academic Program focuses on critical, creative and high order thinking skills.  Students are able to design their own learning experiences and to negotiate tasks. Our specialist teachers have high level subject knowledge. They provide educational opportunities which challenge and extend students’ learning in a safe and supportive environment.

At Mitcham Girls High School we ensure that students balance their academic studies with sporting, social and cultural activities.  For those of you who want to develop your gift, GifT Academic at Mitcham Girls High School is for you.


  GifT Academic Scholarships

Scholarships worth $800.00 per year will be offered to prospective Year 8 students who sit the Higher Ability Selection Test (HAST) and are identified by the Australian Council of Educational Research (ACER) as being academically gifted.

The Higher Ability Selection Test for the Year 8 intake 2018 was held on Monday 15 May 2017.

Information about the GifT Academic Scholarship for Year 8 intake 2019 will be posted on our website at the commencement of the 2018 school year.