Keys to Skilful Writing An intervention programme for parents

Parents: Learn how to develop your child’s writing skillsWriting is a challenging, complex and multi-faceted task which requiresthe development of higher order thinking skills and control over the lower order skills such as grammar and punctuation. Learn to craft specific and targeted feedback that:• Develops higher order thinking skills such as questioning and reflecting,• Teaches [...]

Perth Modern School Primary Engagement Program

Throughout 2019, we are seeking to build strong connections with our local community and would like to welcome Year 5 and 6 students to participate in our Primary Engagement Program. The program will run once a week over a four week period after school hours. Primary school age students will have the opportunity to experience [...]

April GATCA Brain Break

Get Connected with like minded peers!Friday, April 1210:00am – 12:00pm Kwinana Adventure Park The warm weather is fading fast so make the most of it before the cold sets in! Come join us for some fun in the sun! Brain Breaks provide an opportunity for school aged children to socialise and meet like-minded peers in [...]

Information Morning Feb 20th Stickybeaks Cafe Wednesday the 20th of Feb 9.15 - 11.15 am Do you: Wish to know more about GATCA Want more information about schooling or IQ tests Have an issue you would like to discuss Not sure where to start Come along on Wednesday. Three of GATCA's committee will be in [...]

November-December 2018

Brain Breaks November GATCA Brain Break Get Connected with like minded peers! FINAL BRAIN BREAK for the YEAR Friday, November 9 10:00am – 12:00pm Bathers Beach Fremantle The weather is warming up, just the right time to get outside and get some vitamin D to shake off those winter blues! Brain Breaks provide an opportunity [...]

Huge Second-Hand Childrens Book Sale Saturday the 15th of Sept

Non-members welcome This much loved event, with hundreds of second hand children's books in excellent condition is held each term on the last day of Chess Club. The GATCA committee will be in attendance to assist with any questions about GATCA or gifted children This term's is Saturday the 15th of September Perth Modern School [...]

Research Findings

The social-emotional well-being of the gifted primary school child and perceptions of parent and teacher social support. By: Dr. Kerry-Ann Wright-Scott A couple of years ago GATCAWA  kindly advertised my research in hope of attracting participants to my PhD study exploring the social-emotional well-being of gifted children. I have finally completed this journey and would like [...]

August Brain Break

Get Connected with like minded peers! Friday August 10 Robot Park Piara Waters The forecast has good weather forecast for Friday after a cloudy rainy week so join us for a day outdoors in some winter sunshine. Brain Breaks provide an opportunity for school aged children to socialise and meet like-minded peers in a park [...]

Huge Childrens Second Hand Book Sale and Singapore Math Resources

  Wednesday July the 11th 10 am - 12 pm Perth Modern School Refectory A large range of children's second hand fact books will be for sale with the average price being $3 or $4. GATCA's Singapore Math Resources will also be available. Or come along and talk to the committee and find out more about [...]

Gifted Kids Keys to Academic Success: A Parent Intervention Program (Math 6 – 11 year olds)

A program to reverse and prevent gifted underachievement. In this course Singapore Math is used to build understanding of how non-cognitive factors contribute to academic success and how to develop these skills in your own child. Parents are then able to ensure that their child develops interest, motivation and strong learning behaviours. Topics Challenging work [...]