St Margaret’s offers a supportive, balanced and flexible all girls' mainstream curriculum and we endeavour to enable all International students to reach their academic potential and to assist them to become productive, valued members of the school community through a holistic approach to education.
All Full Fee Paying Overseas Students whose English is their second language are required to complete an approved high school preparation English course before enrolling at St Margaret’s. On completion of their ELICOS course and enrolment at St Margaret’s, all International students are given support to assist them in obtaining their academic and personal goals.
International students are offered academic support throughout their classes with skill development in reading, writing, speaking and listening throughout subject areas such as English, SOSE and Mathematics and develop micro and macro skills in these contexts. During classes there is consolidation of relevant content which provides scaffolded tasks to ensure understanding and coherence, and learning structures that complement each student’s learning style.
The nurturing and development of our International students is reflected in the pastoral support offered to students whilst attending the school. Pastoral support is provided by a full time Coordinator of International Students, Heads of Year and form class teachers.
Upon enrolment, International students undergo an extensive orientation process. International students are encouraged to participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including musical ensembles, sporting teams, community groups and school committees.
Students can choose from a wide variety of activities across the school. Listen to some of our students speak of their experiences by selecting a video from the gallery below in your preferred language.
International Student Handbook 2017 (PDF 735.4KB)
St Margaret's is registered with CRICOS and is approved to provide courses of education or training to overseas students in Queensland.
St Margaret's School Council Ltd | ABN: 69069684019 | CRICOS Code: 00511K