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Selection and Application Procedures

Selection and Application Procedures

To qualify for enrolment in the Talented Athlete Program at Oxley High School a student may either live in the local drawing area or be selected on merit as a talented sports person.

Conditions of enrolment and continuation in TAP

The criteria for selection in the Talented Athlete Program are:

  • Outstanding sporting record
  • Keen to improve sporting ability / coachable positive attitude to training
  • A positive attitude towards school and a positive welfare record
  • Adherence to the Oxley High Schools TAP Code of Conduct

Successful applicants are required to be available to represent Oxley HS in any North West, New South Wales Combined High Schools, New South Wales All Schools Carnival, game or competition for which she/he is selected.

Students may be interviewed and/or photographed by the media. Oxley High School is proud of the achievements of their students. Frequently their achievements will be celebrated in print and electronic forms of publication. Parents are expected to grant approval for such media appearances.

All TAP students and parents of sport students enrolling at Oxley HS are required to sign a Code of Conduct, which reinforces the conditions of their participation in the Talented Athlete Program.

A condition of an โ€œout-of-areaโ€ acceptance into the Oxley High School Talented Athletes Program (TAP) is the continued membership and participation in the Talented Athlete Program and, representation of Oxley High School in the CHS Knockout Teams. In the event that a student withdraws or is withdrawn by the school from a Talented Sports Program (for example, non-payment of TAP fees), the student will be expected to withdraw their enrolment from Oxley High School and seek enrolment at their locally zoned school.

The Talented Athletes Applications must be completed and returned to the school or emailed prior to the Testing Day


Students applying for the selective sports program must attend the the TAP Testing Day on Thursday 4thย August.ย  Testing will include fitness tests as well as specific skills and games activities. Testing will be held at the Tamworth Sports Dome.

If a student is unable to attend the TAP Testing Day, then an application must be made in writing to the Co-ordinator of TAP.