Ignite – A MACC Extension Program, targets students in the crucial transition years of Years 5 – 8 providing opportunities for extension in key learning area programs, as well as a combination of dedicated and purposeful small group instruction, in-class academic enrichment and one on one academic mentoring. 

Mrs Renee Darby leads the College’s Ignite Program. Mrs Darby spent the past 17 years working with advanced learners, successfully developing and delivering enrichment programs to meet the diverse academic and social and emotional needs of her students. Mrs Darby has completed degrees at Sydney University and more recently the University of NSW, where she completed her Gifted Education qualifications.
The selection process offered to students seeking to be part of our Ignite Program has been designed to ensure a fair and comprehensive assessment of student ability and includes the following assessment methods:
  • Teacher Identification utilising the Teacher Nomination Tool 
  • Evaluation of in school assessment results 
  • Completion of the Otis Lennon Student Ability Test (OLSAT)
If you would like further information about this test please click on the following link: OLSAT Information  
For more information about Ignite Program please contact the College on 4634 7474.