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Entry Requirements

An enrolment is determined through a combination of English results, school reports and the interview.

Students who do not meet direct entry requirements for John Paul College can study English with John Paul International College. 

In addition to the English language and Academic Requirements below, international students are required to have an interview with the relevant Head of School.

Direct Entry to John Paul College

The relevant Head of School may decide to accept an international student even if the Academic and English Language Requirements are not met.

Academic Requirements

John Paul College Courses
Academic Requirements
​Senior Secondary ​(Year 11 and 12)​​ ​ (CRICOS: 004885C)The College does not currently have a direct intake into Year 11 or 12.
Junior Secondary Years 7 to 10 (CRICOS: 082662E) Applicants must demonstrate they have passed all core subjects in their previous two years of schooling.

The College does not currently have a direct intake into Term 4 of Year 10.
Primary School Year 2 to Year 6 (CRICOS: 010139J)Applicants must demonstrate they have passed all core subjects in their previous two years of schooling.
Primary School Prep and Year 1 (CRICOS: 010139J)There are no formal academic requirements.

English Language Requirements

John Paul College Year Levels
CEFRAEASCambridge for SchoolIELTS
Senior Secondary Year 11 and Year 12
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Junior Secondary Year 10
C175+ (SS Test)B2 First for Schools: Grade A6.5+
Junior Secondary Year 9
B2+75+ (MS Test)B2 First for Schools: Grade B6+
Junior Secondary Year 7 and 8 
B1+70+ (MS Test)B1 Preliminary for Schools: Merit / Grade B5.5+
Primary School Year 5 and 6
B145+ (PS Test)A2 Flyers 5 Shields in each skillN/A
Primary School Year 4
B140+ (PS Test)A2 Flyers 4 Shields in each skillN/A
Primary School Year 3
A2
35+ (PS Test)
A1 Movers 5 Shields in each skillN/A
Primary School Prep - Year 2
At the discretion of the Head of Primary School

International Primary Preparation  and High School Preparation

Students who do not meet direct entry requirements can study English with John Paul International College. The table below is a guideline of English language levels at John Paul International College. Students do not need a result from the below institution to apply.

Academic Requirements

John Paul International College Courses
Academic Requirements
High School Preparation Course (HSPC) (CRICOS: 0100089)Applicants must demonstrate they have passed all core subjects in their previous two years of schooling.
International Primary Preparation Course (IPPC)(CRICOS: 049712G)Applicants must demonstrate they have passed all core subjects in their previous two years of schooling.

English Language Requirements

John Paul International College LevelsCEFRCambridge for School
AEAS​
HSPC Level 5
Transition Year Nine & Ten
B1+B2 First for Schools: Grade C 61
HSPC Level 4
Transition Yr 7 & 8
B1B1 Preliminary for Schools: Pass /Grade CSS 51 / MS 51
HSPC Level 3
A2A2 for Schools: Pass /Grade C SS 40 MS 40
HSPC Level 2
A1SS 26 MS 16
​HSPC Level 1 
Below A10
International Primary Preparation Course 
A1A1 Movers 2 Shield in each skill
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