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Gifted and Talented
Gifted and Talented at West Melton
“A gifted student shows an ability and/or potential in one or more areas, significantly greater than that of their peers. A talented student demonstrates a high level of performance in one or more areas, significantly greater than that of their peers.”


At West Melton we plan programmes aimed to meet the individual needs of all students, including those identified as Gifted and Talented. We use differentiated programmes to meet the needs of the learners within the classroom and use inquiry learning and higher order thinking strategies to challenge our gifted learners.
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Contact details
743 Weedons Ross Road,
West Melton 7618

Phone: (03) 347 8448
Fax: (03) 347 8459

Email: office@westmelton.school.nz


Our office hours are Monday to Friday 8:15am - 3:30pm.
WMS Gifted and Talented Identification and Referral Process
Useful Links
Extra Programmes Available
Creative Writing
Mandarin
Mentoring with experts from the Community in the areas of Science, Spanish and Graphic Design
Lunch-time clubs including Chess, Science, Literacy, Minecraft and Mathematics
Zone and Canterbury Tournaments for Team Sports as well as Swimming, Athletics,   Triathlon, Duathlon and Cross Country
External competitions - Canta maths, Epro8, Literacy Quiz, Chess Tournaments, ICAS,  CEM Competitions,Speech Competitions and the Otago Problem Challenge.