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English as a Second Language (ESL) for our international students is timetabled into all Graduate Program Students’ week as follows:

Year 8-1​0​​
Students have 3x70 minute ESL classes per week.
 

Year 11​​-12
OP Pathway students
​​Students take:
  • Mainstream English (with dedicated ESL teacher assistance)
    3 x 70 minute lessons a week
  • Mainstream English Communication (with dedicated ESL teacher assistance)
    3 x 70 minute lessons a week
  • ESL homework support
    1 x 70 minute lessons a week
*note – If the student is achieving B or higher in mainstream English, it is not a requirement for the student to study English Communication and/or ESL homework support.

Year 11-12
VET Pathway students
​Students take:
  • ​Mainstream English Communication (with dedicated ESL teacher assistance)
    3 x 70 minute lessons a week
  • ESL homework support 
    1 x 70 minute lessons a week
*note – If the student is achieving B or higher in English Communication, it is not a requirement for the student to take ESL homework support.

There are two fully qualified ESL teachers on staff.  In addition to the above, there are after school tutorials available for both English and Maths.