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​​​​​​Entry Requirements for International Students

The table below is a guideline for the minimum entry requirements to mainstream classes at John Paul College following a successful interview with the relevant Head of School.

Direct Entry to John Paul College
CEFRAEASCambridge for School
IELTS
Direct Entry Year Ten
C1
75+ (SS Test)
B2 First for Schools: Grade A
6.5+
Direct Entry Year Nine
B2+
75+ (MS Test)
B2 First for Schools: Grade B
6+
Direct Entry Year Seven or Eight
B1+70+ (MS Test)
B1 Preliminary for Schools: Merit / Grade B
​5.5+
  • Students who do not meet the entry requirements for mainstream classes at John Paul College are tested on arrival for placement in the John Paul International College High School Preparation Program​ (CRICOS: 0100089)​
  • Students are then allocated a class according to their 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 to 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 College Preparation Course and an interview with the relevant Head of School.

High School Preparation Levels

JPIC Levels​CEFRCambridge for school
AEAS
​Level 5​
Transition Yr 9 & 10
EntryB1+B2 First for Schools: Grade C61
Level 4
Transition Yr 7 & 8 ​
EntryB1
B1 Preliminary for Schools: Pass /Grade C​SS 51 / MS 51
​Level 3EntryA2A2 for Schools: Pass /Grade CSS 40
MS 40
Level 2EntryA1SS 26
MS 16
Level 1EntryBelow A10​

* The above chart is indicative only. Student level is determined though an offshore interview via video link and through teacher observation upon arrival​.

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