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 International Student Program

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Nestled in the heart of the community, WycheproofCollege provides an engaging and diverse education for students in years Prep to 12. The school has a long standing reputation for strong academic achievement as there is a culture of high expectations of students in terms of learning and behaviour. Students are encouraged to ‘be their best’ in all that they undertake - including sporting and musical attainment. Opportunities to supplement learning programs to raise aspirations, broaden understandings and encourage students to realise their potential are sought at every occasion. As a school we take great delight in following the successful careers of many of our past students both here in Australia and overseas.

Visit our school online at: www.wychep12.vic.edu.au

Principal: Christine McKersie

Telephone: +61 3 5493 7409

Fax: +61 3 5493 7506

Number of students: 118

Dress: Uniform

Cost of uniform (approx): $220

International Student Coordinator: Qin Zhang

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Web: www.wychep12.vic.edu.au

Number of international students:

Cost of homestay per week: $220

CRICOS Provider Name: Department of Education and Training

CRICOS Provider Code: 00861K

For more information about the Victorian International Student Program: 

www.study.vic.gov.au/deecd/learn/student-programs/en/student-programs_home.cfm

 

Features of the local area:

·         Safe location supported by a welcoming community

·         Unique country lifestyle experience that enhances character development

·         Well-serviced public transport routes

 

Languages Taught:

·         Chinese (Mandarin)

 

Languages currently being accessed by students through the Victorian School of Languages:

·         Italian

·         Greek

·         French

·         Spanish

 

Special Programs:

·         Laptops for all students

·         Safe, high-quality English-speaking homestay experiences

·         Regular international student excursions to Melbourne universities

·         Student leadership opportunities

·         Staff and cross-age tutoring

·         Work Experience Program (Year 11 – Melbourne)

·         Individual student laptop program (from Grade 5 upwards)

 

Intensive English language classes:

·         Provided on site in our English Language Centre

 

Student support services and programs:

·         International Student Coordinator

·         An international house for the exclusive study and social use of international students

·         Individual support for all international students and development of personal learning pathways

·         Academic enrichment programs designed to support high-achieving international students

·         Student welfare program

·         School Nurse

·         School Chaplain

·         After school study program

·         Chinese teacher fostering close contact and communication with families

 

Extra-curricula activities:

·         International student camp and tour programchi3

·         Public speaking

·         Extensive camps program

·         Instrumental music program

·         Interschool sport

·         Lunchtime activities

 

Sports offered:

Athletics, Cross Country, Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Golf, Swimming, (also) fully equipped gymnasium facilities

 

School Motto:

‘Be Your Best’chi4

 

School Values:

Community: connectedness to each other and our community

Ownership: responsibility for our learning and our actions

Respect: for each other and our environment

Effort: participation, achievement and creativity

 

Success stories:

“The school provided a very happy study experience. Beautiful school with few people and the students from Year 5 onwards can have their own computers - which is an advantage.” (Jiaqi Chen - 2013)

 

“I particularly enjoyed the hospitality and good manners of students, classes are very interesting.” (Leyan Zeng – 2013)

 

Awards:

·         Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program – University of Melbourne

·         Australian Mathematics Competition – High Distinction student awards

·         15.6% of students obtained a study score of 40 or higher in 2012, above the state average (9th top Victorian Government School, 5th top Regional Government School)
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·         2012 Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Award – Sustainably Active School

·         Regional and state level sports – multiple awards

·         Long Tan Leadership Awards

·         Fit to Drive School Award – 2013 Traffic Safety Education Conference Melbourne

 

Reasons to choose our school:

·         Highly respected school with a strong record of academic excellence

·         Unique cultural experience where staff are genuinely involved in each child’s progress

·         An environment in which the school is as ambitious for your child as you are

·         Small VCE classes that focus on individual learning progress

·         Careful selection of homestay family

 

 

                                             

 

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