High School Preparation Course

High School Preparation Course for STEM Subjects
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths)
CRICOS Course Code 022332J

Looking for a quality High School Preparation Course in Australia?  HSP for STEM subjects in    A course to teach young students from 13 to 17 years the English they need to settle comfortably and effectively into an Australian High School. Our HSP course is designed for international students entering Government Schools, Independent Schools and Catholic Schools.

In response to the increasing focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)  AICOL has introduced  its High School Preparation (HSP) for STEM.    The course will also include learning the basics of Coding.

  • Problem solving
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Logical thinking

At the conclusion of the Coding program students will understand how a computer program works.  They will be able to use basic coding language to develop their own apps and games.

Good reasons to choose AICOL English school:

  • Fantastic location in a natural  environment – the Gold Coast of Australia
  • A superior High School Preparation Course – make your own inquiries and compare
  • Healthy,  natural food readily available
  • Safe and friendly area
  • Modern air-conditioned school building directly opposite the Southport Broadwater and parklands
  • Interesting and varied learning materials
  • Qualified and highly experienced teachers
  • HSP timetable aligns with Queensland Education school terms
  • Small classes with individual attention
  • It is usually possible to enter the course mid term upon request
  • Regular progress reports to parent/agent
High School Preparation Timetable
Course Dates – 2020 Length
 1 Monday 20 January – Friday 27 March 10 weeks
 2 Tuesday 14 April – Friday 26 June 11 weeks
3 Monday 13 July – Friday 18 September 10 weeks
 4 Tuesday 6 October – Friday   11 December 10 weeks
  • 20 hours core class-time learning, plus library time and sports time:
  • Includes 4 hours Coding sessions per week
  • Introduces student to Australian culture
  • Tests
  • Homework
  • Regular report to parent/agent
  • Intermediate English level required
  • Option to join Young Learner or General English class while waiting for HSP course commencement
  • Suitable for age 12-16 years – primary school preparation also available
  • Balance Tuition refunded if you are able to start your course early at the local school
  • Quality AICOL homestay accommodation service with our own Coordinator
  • AICOL offers a High School Placement service to both private and public schools
  • FREE Guardianship  – conditions apply

Our Director of Studies is available to assist students and parents decide which high school is best for their future study purposes.  She will also assist with the high school placement if requested.

High School Preparation Course at Gold Coast English School