Monday, November 2, 2020
display an advanced degree of general intellectual ability may require
additional program support in order to reach their educational potential. This
support may be through enhancing the curriculum, differentiated instruction and
through providing program modifications. This type of programming is important
to engage, motivate and challenge students who are identified as gifted in
either the regular classroom or in gifted classroom placements. In
consultation with parents/guardians, school staff determines who these students
are through the gifted screening process.
may be nominated by either a teacher or parent/guardian.
our goal is to do the gifted screening process in Grade 3, if you have child
(ren)/students who are in grades 4-8 who were not tested in Grade 3 and they
are displaying the characteristics of a
gifted student, can
participate in the gifted screening process.
of a student currently in Grade 3-8, who wish the school to consider their
child for screening, are asked to contact Mrs. MacIntosh before November 27, 2020.
your child is nominated, a teacher from the school will contact you regarding
the screening process. You will be asked to sign a consent form as your
child will be taking a standardized test (the Otis Lennon School Achievement
Test [OLSAT]). Your child will be given some instruction regarding the test and
will have the opportunity to take a practice test prior to the actual test.
Once the school receives the results, you will be contacted, and these results
will be shared with you. The school staff will also explain what any next steps
opportunity is available to all student in-school and Learn@Home students.
you require additional information regarding the gifted screening process,
please contact Mrs. MacIntosh.