ACE PROGRAM - Accelerated Curriculum and Enrichment Program for Year 7 2023



The Accelerated Curriculum and Enrichment program is an educational program designed to meet the needs of high performing, highly motivated students who are ready for the challenge of a complex, fast paced and integrated program of learning.


ACE testing is open to all Grade 6 students. 

The cost of testing is $90.00 per student and the ROUND 1 exam will be held at Ashwood High School on Saturday 6 August 2022. 

To apply for testing please click the following link: BOOK HERE


Further Information

Round 1 of testing for the 2023 Year 7 ACE class will be conducted at Ashwood High School on Saturday 6 August 2022. 

Applications opening soon



The application process commences in the first half of 2022 and has four stages:

  1. Entry test – Round 1 registration and testing on Saturday 6 August 2022, Round 2 registration and testing on Friday 21 October (an applicant can only take one test each year)
  2. Submission of forms, reports and NAPLAN results (if available)
  3. Application for enrolment in Year 7 2023 at Ashwood High School (if not already enrolled)
  4. Interview (if necessary)

 Step 1: Edutest Registration and Testing

Candidates must register to sit the ACE 2023 entrance test, which is administered by Edutest. BOOK HERE

Students will complete Round 1 of the test at Ashwood High School on Saturday 6 August 2022; applications close one week prior to this date. A payment of $90 is required as part of this registration. 

Participation in the testing does not guarantee a place in the ACE Program. 


Step 2: Submission of Forms

When you register for testing you will recieve some forms to fill out:

  • Application form
  • Parent Assessment form
  • Student Self-Assessment form
  • Primary Teacher Assessment form

Along with these forms we would appreciate the following documents:

  • A copy of the their most recent school reports (generally Grade 5, Semester 2)
  • Grade 5 NAPLAN results


These forms may be emailed to using the students name and 'ACE 2023' in the subject line or posted to Ashwood High School, Vannam Drive, Ashwood 3147  


Step 3: Enrolment Application for Ashwood High School

Candidates must apply to Ashwood High School in the standard way. These forms are distributed by your primary school and must be submitted as part of the normal process for all primary school students.


Step 4: Interview

Candidates may be invited to take part in an interview. Families will be contacted later in the year.



Offers will be made in August/September 2022 for Round 1, or during October/November for Round 2. Candidates who are not initially offered a place in the ACE class will be added to a wait list, and may be offered a place later in the year if spaces open.