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​​​High School Entry Requirements for International Students

The High School Preparation Program is for those students who have not reached the entry requirements for the John Paul College Middle School or Senior School.

On arrival, students are placed in classes according to placement test results. To progress to the next class, students must attain the appropriate bandscales set by the College. Students have continuous assessments throughout the term, which produce a final report at the end of term. Students are assessed in each of the language macroskills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, as well as Maths and Science. Progression to John Paul College is dependent upon successful completion of the John Paul International Preparation Course and an interview with the relevant Head of School.

JPIC LevelsCEFRNLLIAAEASCambridge (Englich Scale)EIKENHKDSEIELTS
Direct Entry Year 10B2+670+FCE Grade B (173)17.16+6+
Direct Entry Year 9B25+65+FCE Grade C (165)
PET Distinction
Pre-16.995.5+
Direct Entry Year 7 or 8B1+561+PET Merit (156)2A6.815.5+
Level 5ExitB2670FCE Grade C (165)
PET Distinction
Pre - 16.996
EntryB1+561PET Merit (156)2A6.815.5
Level 4ExitB1+560PET Merit (156)2A6.515.5
EntryB1455PET Pass (145)
KET Distinction
26.314.5
Level 3ExitB1454PET Pass (145)
KET Distinction
25.684.5
EntryA2+345KET Merit (136)Pre-25.484
Level 2ExitA2+344KET Merit (135)35.074
EntryA2226KET Pass (125)44.79
Level 1ExitA22254
EntryBelow A1105

* The above chart is indicative only; class level is subject to the result of the Placement Test on arrival.

For full entry requirements for International Students at John Paul College, please read here

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