The Shafston High School preparation program is designed to prepare international students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds as an entry pathway into mainstream study at an Australian high school.
All your Shafston classes will be in English. Our intensive High School preparation program is designed to help you improve the core macro skills – Speaking, Reading, Writing, Listening and Grammar.
Student will study English for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), CLIL (Content Language Integrated Learning) Intensive Reading program, and Independent Skills workshops with a special focus on learning essential foundation academic skills to help equip you to achieve successful study outcomes, such as note-taking, mini-oral presentations and individual project work.
The Shafston program offers a variety of classroom activities - participating in group work tasks as well as activities to become successful autonomous learners.
|Course Name||High School Preparation (HSP)|
|Mode of Study||25 hours per week Face-to-face classroom delivery|
|Key Dates||Every Monday|
|Entry Requirements||Pre-test required (Online Pre-test; Orientation Placement Test)
Entry Level - Beginner (A1)
|Duration||5 - 64 weeks, 6 levels HSP 1 to HSP 6 (Each level is 10 weeks in duration)|
|Course Content||Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking skills development
Includes preparation for official Cambridge exam A2 Key for Schools and B1 Preliminary for Schools
The aim of the Shafston for Schools program is to prepare students with the necessary English language skills and confidence to pathway and complete their secondary schooling in an Australian high school, or in another English speaking country.