Years 5 and 6
To be eligible for enrolment in the virtual opportunity class, students must also be enrolled in a NSW Government school which is classified as rural and remote.
Students at schools with opportunity class provisions, or at schools within the drawing areas of existing opportunity class provisions, will not be eligible to apply. Click here to view the list of eligible host schools.
The first intake of Year 5 Aurora students was in 2021. These students will comprise Aurora’s first Year 6 cohort in 2022 and there will be a new intake of Year 5 students in this, and in each subsequent year.
Applications for Year 5 placement in the virtual opportunity class in 2022 open Tuesday 20 April 2021 and close at 5 pm on Friday 7 May 2021.
The Opportunity Class Placement Test for 2022 entry will be held on Wednesday 21 July 2021.
Students seeking enrolment in Year 5 are considered for entry on the basis of academic merit, which is determined by the students’ performance in the Opportunity Class Placement Test.
To apply for entry in Year 5 in 2022, please visit the Department’s website: Opportunity Classes.