Academic opportunities

The competitive arena awaits students with the chance to excel in public speaking, debating, web design, student newspapers, environmental management and much more. Keep up to date with all the state-wide competitions that are running this year.

Explore the DET arts unit's website to find out about state-based and national debating, public speaking and spelling events.

2012 Premier's Spelling Bee

This year over 122,000 students will take part in the Premier's Spelling Bee at over 840 schools across the state. The competition is open to all government primary, central and community schools in NSW.

Attached below, are the spelling lists for the Junior and Senior Competitions.

Junior list (Simple) (pdf 73 KB)  Junior List (Annotated) (pdf 514 KB)

Senior List (Simple) (pdf 74 KB) Senior List (Annotated) (pdf 505 KB)