Eligibility Criteria

Tombolo Academy is a specialist school delivering a rich educational program for students with a unique combination of abilities and challenges. These students are defined as twice exceptional.

The criteria on which offers of enrolment at the Tombolo Academy are made are based on meeting all the following criteria:

Family Partnership

Collaboration is one of our values and is a critical component of our work with students and families. There is an expectation for families to work in partnership with us.

Intellectual Ability

IQ above 90.


Evidence of a disability.


Students should be between 8 and 14 years of age.


Evidence of giftedness or twice-exceptional criteria.

Engagement and Participation

To meet the criteria for enrolment students need a demonstrated capacity to engage in the learning environment and participate in lessons.


Our students are able to participate in teaching and learning and manage in the learning environment without full-time 1:1 support.

If you are unsure of whether your child meets these criteria, please contact the school office and arrange a call or meeting with one of our team to discuss.


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