John Paul International College is a part of John Paul College, one of Queensland's largest schools with approximately 2500 students enrolled in Prep through to Year 12 and John Paul College Child Care, Kindergarten.
To provide our students with a secure and more personal educational experience at each stage of their educational journey. Features of our campus include wireless-networked, contemporary buildings, purpose-built to meet the needs of our students and the wider College community.
Prepares students from Year 4 to 6 for entry into the Australian school system.
Designed for students entering Year 7 to Year 11 at John Paul College.
Students of both English and non Enlgish speaking backgrounds, aged from 9 to 19 years.
G'day! Sample modern-day Australian life and culture first-hand through John Paul International College group study tours and holiday tours.
In our international brochure, we have tried to share with you something of the very essence of our College
John Paul College Main School Brochure is a snapshot of who we are, what we offer and what makes us unique
Our International College offers English language courses, Primary and High School Preparation; Study Abroad and Study Tours for international students wishing to study in Australia.
providing all students with a secure, caring and nurturing family lifestyle that assists with them living in Australia, enabling them to grow and develop during their time studying abroad
Our School of Performing Arts has a far-reaching reputation for the outstanding professionalism of its productions and performances
Over 100 sporting teams from the Primary and Senior Schools which compete each week in Club and TAS sporting competitions
The John Paul College Boarding Village will become home to 48 students from a diverse range of backgrounds and nationalities as we create a global village in the heart of our school.
Students need to fill this form to apply for a homestay. This form will include food restrictions and many other aspects that students expect from their homestay.
A comprehensive guide for international students studying at John Paul College
To request a change of homestay, students need to complete this form
Catch the latest news headlines for parents, students and agents around the globe from John PaulInternational College
The John Paul International newsletter is published every five week are the primary way schools communicate with the parents, agents on a regular basis
Read about our international students’ experiences while they study at John Paul International College
The year 2012 was certainly one for acknowledging our successes and it was with great anticipation and excitement that we looked forward to celebrating the very attributes that make us one of Australia’s leading independent schools.
Comprehensive information about the International College, fees and entry requirements.
Comprehensive information about John Paul College, fees and entry requirements
A short summary about our college
Those posters are mainly for the promotional purpose which are high resolution files and may take longer to download.
To assist your studies and ensure your time with us is a happy one, the student orientation is a guide which will include a full range of support services
Your privacy is importantThis statement outlines the College's policy on how the College uses and manages personal information provided to or collected by it.
What kind of personal information does the College collect and how does the College collect it?The type of information the College collects and holds includes (but is not limited to) personal information, including sensitive information, about:
Students and parents and/or guardians ("Parents") before, during and after the course of a student's enrolment at the College Job applicants, staff members, volunteers and contractors; and Other people who come into contact with the College.
Personal Information you provide: The College will generally collect personal information held about an individual by way of forms filled out by Parents or students, face-to-face meetings and interviews, and telephone calls. On occasions, people other than Parents and students provide personal information.
Personal Information provided by other people: In some circumstances the College may be provided with personal information about an individual from a third party, for example a report provided by a medical professional, or a reference from another school.
How will the College use the personal information you provide?The College will use personal information it collects from you for the primary purpose of collection, and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose of collection and reasonably expected, or to which you have consented.
Students and Parents: In relation to personal information of students and Parents, the College's primary purpose of collection is to enable the College to provide schooling for the student. This includes satisfying both the needs of Parents and the needs of the student throughout the whole period the student is enrolled at the College.
The purposes for which the College uses personal information of students and Parents include:
- To keep Parents informed about matters related to their child's schooling, through correspondence, newsletters and magazines - Day to day administration - Looking after students' educational, social and medical well being; - Seeking donations and marketing for the College - To satisfy the College's legal obligations and allow the College to discharge its duty of care.
In some cases, where the College requests personal information about a student or Parent, if the information requested is not obtained, the College may not be able to enrol or continue the enrolment of the student.
Job applicants, staff members and contractors: In relation to personal information of job applicants, staff members and contractors, the College's primary purpose of collection is to assess and (if successful) to engage the applicant, staff member or contractor, as the case may be.
The purposes for which the College uses personal information of job applicants, staff members and contractors include:
In administering the individual's employment or contract, as the case may be: - For insurance purposes - Seeking funds and marketing for the College - To satisfy the College's legal obligations, for example, in relation to child protection legislation.
Volunteers: The College also obtains personal information about volunteers who assist the College in its functions or conduct associated activities, such as (alumni associations), to enable the College and the volunteers to work together.
Marketing and fundraising: The College treats marketing and fundraising for the future growth and development of the College as an important part of ensuring that the College continues to be a quality learning environment in which both students and staff thrive. Personal information held by the College may be disclosed to an organisation that assists in the College's fundraising, for example, the College's Foundation or alumni organisation.
Parents, staff contractors and other members of the wider College community may from time to time receive fundraising information. College publications, like newsletters and magazines, which include personal information, may be used for marketing purposes.
Who might the College disclose personal information to?The College may disclose personal information, including sensitive information, held about an individual to:
- Another school - Government departments - Medical practitioners - People providing services to the College, including specialist visiting teachers and sports coaches - Recipients of College publications, like newsletters and magazines - Parents; and - Anyone you authorise the College to disclose information to.
Sending information overseas: The College will not send personal information about an individual outside Australia without:
- Obtaining the consent of the individual (in some cases this consent will be implied); or - Otherwise complying with the National Privacy Principles.
How does the College treat sensitive information?In referring to 'sensitive information', the College means: information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional or trade association membership, sexual preferences or criminal record, that is also personal information; and health information about an individual.
Sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise, or the use or disclosure of the sensitive information allowed by law.
Management and security of personal informationThe College's staff is required to respect the confidentiality of students' and Parents' personal information and the privacy of the individuals.
The College has in place steps to protect the personal information the College holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure by way of various methods including locked storage of paper records and password protected access rights to computerised records.
Updating personal informationThe College endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. A person may seek to update their personal information held by the College by contacting the Registrar of the College at any time.
The National Privacy Principles require the College not to store personal information longer than necessary. You have the right to check what personal information the College holds about you.
Under the Commonwealth Privacy Act, an individual has the right to obtain access to any personal information which the College holds about them and to advise the College of any perceived inaccuracy. There are some exceptions to this right set out in the Act. Students will generally have access to their personal information through their parents, but older students may seek access themselves.
To make a request to access any information the College holds about you or your child, please contact the Headmaster in writing.
The College may require you to verify your identity and specify what information you require. The College may charge a fee to cover the cost of verifying your application and locating, retrieving, reviewing and copying any material requested. If the information sought is extensive, the College will advise the likely cost in advance.
Consent and rights of access to the personal information of students The College respects every Parent's right to make decisions concerning their child's education.
Generally, the College will refer any requests for consent and notices in relation to the personal information of a student to the student's Parents. The College will treat consent given by Parents as consent given on behalf of the student, and notice to Parents will act as notice given to the student.
Parents may seek access to personal information held by the College about them or their child by contacting the Headmaster in writing. However, there will be occasions when access is denied. Such occasions would include where release of the information would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others, or where the release may result in a breach of the College's duty of care to the student.
The College may, at its discretion, on the request of a student grant that student access to information held by the College about them, or allow a student to give or withhold consent to the use of their personal information, independently of their parents. This would normally be done only when the maturity of the student and/or the student's personal circumstances so warranted.
EnquiriesIf you would like further information about the way the College manages the personal information it holds, please contact the Director of Finance.
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