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Canterbury College Australia

Address: 182 Old Logan Village Rd, Waterford QLD 4133, Australia
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Description Canterbury College Australia

  • Year of foundation: 1987
  • Location: Waterford (suburb of Logan City), Queensland, Australia
  • Age of students: from 3 to 19 years
  • Type of facility: private day school
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: joint
  • Accommodation: host family.

Canterbury College (Canterbury College) is a prestigious private co-education institution that is among the best in Australia; began its activities in 1987 and for the time of its existence proved itself in the best way. The institution has high places in the ratings, cooperates with other educational and scientific centers, including foreign ones. In college there is a multistage preparation - from a kindergarten and to release:

  • Kindergarten (3-6 years)
  • Primary school (6-13 years, 0-6 grade)
  • Secondary school (13-16 years, grades 7-9)
  • High school (16-19 years, 10-12 class).

The total number of students at all levels is 1400: only the day-time department is active, so foreigners live in host families.

The education system includes the best achievements from all over the world, takes into account the centuries-old experience of European, progressive methods of North American and technological innovations of Asian educational institutions. Children and adolescents receive assistance from teachers, each student is valued as a person with their own preferences and characteristics. Respectful attitude to yourself and others, responsibility for your actions, self-discipline are just the main qualities that the students of the college have. The effectiveness of the educational system is confirmed by exceptionally high rates of final exams (scores are much higher than the average for the state!). Many graduates subsequently achieve great success in professional activities, sports, business, art and other fields. The campus is located in the small town of Waterford and has an excellent level of equipment.

Canterbury College (College of Canterbury) is the most suitable choice for those who want a happy future for their child!

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Canterbury College Australia

Program name
from 41 882 $AUD / year

Kindergarten (3-6 years)

The early childhood development system at Canterbury College has exceptionally high marks and, according to a government commission conducted by the state, exceeds the national standards of kindergartens in all respects:

  • Education program and practice
  • Health and safety of children
  • The physical environment
  • Staff recruitment
  • Attitudes towards children
  • Cooperation with families
  • A set of services offered.
  • Children are taught reading, spelling and arithmetic, they can ask any questions and get detailed explanations. Teachers try to focus on the development of memory, communication and language skills, physical development and increased self-confidence and one's own strength. Classes are held in a gaming atmosphere, children are never alone, their safety is fully guaranteed by the school.

    Starting from the age of 3, you can visit the kindergarten 5 days a week or 5 days in two weeks. Children from other countries necessarily live in the country together with the accompanying person.

    Cost of training in kindergarten: check with our specialists.

    Primary school (6-13 years old, 6th grade)

    Primary school gives a serious foundation of knowledge, which determines all future successes. Children study a complex of disciplines, develop the skills of communication, education, responsible attitude to people and the world around. Primary school subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Technologies
  • Visual arts
  • Music
  • Theatrical art
  • Physical Education.
  • Much attention is paid to spiritual and moral development. In the 5th-6th grade, children begin to be identified with priority areas of knowledge / activity.

    The cost of education in elementary school: from 20852 $ AUD.

    from 41 882 $AUD / year

    Secondary School (7th, 8th, 9th grades)

    In secondary school, the level of study of subjects is significantly increased, teachers are trying to support all the initiatives and aspirations of students, helping them in determining priorities. Subjects:

    1. Basic:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • 2. On a choice (7-8 class):

  • Japanese / French
  • Visual arts
  • Health and physical development
  • Food technology
  • Textile business
  • Production technologies and design
  • Music.
  • 3. On a choice (9 class):

  • Business
  • Dancing
  • Digital technologies
  • Theatrical art
  • Advanced English
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Graphic arts.
  • During the training, lessons, master classes, special classes with invited specialists are held. Wide support is given to foreign students: a small number of people in classes allow them to pay maximum attention, in their spare time one can get individual consultations. Foreigners are provided with bilingual dictionaries, in some cases extra time is given for examinations. Moreover, they receive considerable support in English, and a language specialist is always ready to help in complex matters. As an additional load and the expansion of skills, you can take special courses and get certificates for working specialties:

  • Manufacturing of furniture
  • Building
  • Fitness
  • Business
  • Housekeeping
  • The teacher in the preschool.
  • The cost of studying in high school: from 21461 $ AUD.

    from 41 882 $AUD / year

    Senior school (10, 11, 12 classes)

    In high school, adolescents choose the subjects that they need to enter the university. Teachers and specialists of the college assist in the process of choosing a specialty and high school, children undergo special tests and assignments in vocational guidance. Senior classes give a deep level of knowledge and are characterized by intense workload. Items of grade 10:

    1. Basic:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Natural objects
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • 2. Additional:

  • Modern languages ​​(French, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Theater
  • art
  • Technologies
  • Musical art
  • Geography
  • Hospitality
  • Media and the media.
  • Items to choose from in 11-12 grades:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting
  • Jurisprudence
  • Business
  • Geography
  • History
  • Chinese (advanced level)
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Graphic arts
  • Housekeeping
  • Information Technology
  • Art
  • Dancing
  • Theatrical art
  • Directing
  • Music.
  • Foreign students are provided with all possible assistance in language development and adaptation. In 11-12 classes special courses are taught (together with universities), the successful passage of which gives the opportunity to receive scholarships, to have certain advantages at admission and even to include passed subjects in academic records. Additionally, you can take courses to receive working certificates: carpentry, construction, fitness, business, housekeeping, educator in preschool.

    The Queensland state educational system requires the following:

    1. The study of 5 subjects at a high level (Authority subjects)

    2. The Queensland Care Skills Test.

    After passing the final exams, each is given an Senior Statement, which contains two main indicators:

  • Overall Position. The general level of knowledge is set by numbers from 1 to 25, where 1 is the highest score
  • Field Position. Knowledge of the disciplines, points are awarded from 1 to 10, where 1 is the highest.
  • Admission commissions of universities take into account both positions, but first of all the overall indicator (Overall Position) is valued. College students show very good results in exams and get high scores:

  • Graduates with a rating of 1 - the largest number of children in all schools in the state (admission to any university in Australia without a competition)
  • 25% of the total receive OP from 1 to 5
  • 85% receive an OP of not less than 15.
  • The cost of studying in high school: from 21606 $ AUD.

    from 41 882 $AUD / year

    English courses

    To enter the school you need to have a certain level of knowledge of English. In the event that the child's level does not meet the requirements, he can pre-pass special courses conducted at the International Training Center. Children are divided into groups according to the level of the language:

  • Elementary
  • Below the average
  • Average
  • Advanced.
  • Training on each of them is designed for 10 weeks, but the child may need 10, 20, 30 or 40 weeks to achieve a higher level. Lessons are built around the main sections of linguistics and additional topics:

  • Grammar and vocabulary
  • Speaking
  • Written speech
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • English at school
  • Communication.
  • Children adapt to the system of education in college and way of life. Upon successful completion of the course, they pass to the basic educational programs.

    Cost of English language programs: check with our specialists.

    Accommodation and food

    Foreign students for the period of study are accommodated in host families: all families undergo thorough monitoring by the relevant bodies, family members who have reached adulthood receive a special permission to work with children (Working With Children Bluecard). Students are provided with a fully equipped bedroom (bed, work area, wardrobes for clothes and things) and the opportunity to use all the comforts of home. In addition to a cozy atmosphere, life in an Australian family provides an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the culture and traditions of the country and actively practice English.

    All students receive a balanced and nutritious diet, rich in vitamins. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are held at home (lunch can also take place at school). There is a choice of different diets, meals are prepared exclusively from fresh products, the diet is always a lot of vegetables and fruits.

    Cost of living: from 15000 $ AUD / year.

    Events Canterbury College Australia

    The mission of the college is the education of a comprehensively developed personality, therefore sports and creative education are assigned a role on an equal basis with academic load. All pupils lead an active lifestyle, constantly go for jogging, do gymnastics, professionally go in for sports. Many subsequently associate life with sports, achieve impressive results.

    • Basketball
    • American football
    • Volleyball
    • Tennis
    • Cricket
    • Rugby
    • Netball
    • Swimming
    • Athletics
    • Rowing
    • Horseback Riding
    • Chess
    • Cross Country
    • Dancing.

    An important place is given to creative development - the Academy of Arts operates in the school, the curricula of which support individual development, especially for those who show talents.

    • Music (playing on instruments, singing and vocals, composition)
    • Theatrical art
    • Musical performances
    • Musical groups
    • Visual arts
    • Directing
    • Writing a script
    • Support of creativity
    • Design and Fashion
    • Painting and drawing
    • Acting in the cinema and theater
    • Improvisation.

    Various mugs and sections are available:

    • Lovers of astronomy
    • A circle of rhetoric
    • Club of natural science knowledge
    • Choir
    • Computers and Technology
    • Club of oratory.

    Extra-curricular life is diverse and fascinating - everything is done so that students can rest and gain strength, get acquainted with the culture of the country:

    • Holidays and festivals on campus
    • Lectures with invited experts
    • Conferences
    • Film screenings
    • Performances of creative circles
    • Visiting theaters and cinemas
    • Museums and galleries
    • Shops and shopping centers
    • Excursions around the city and the surrounding area
    • Hiking and hiking
    • Travel to other countries.


    • More than 30 years of successful work
    • All levels of education are available
    • Unique, individualized teaching methods
    • Groups of small numbers
    • Comprehensive development of children
    • Highly qualified teachers
    • Support for foreign students
    • Talent Development System
    • Equipment according to the best world standards
    • Comfortable accommodation in host families
    • Waterford is an ecologically clean place with beautiful nature and clean air.

    Equipment Canterbury College Australia

    The campus covers an area of ​​30 hectares in the small town of Waterford (a suburb of Logan City), equidistant from the cities of Brisbane and Gold Coast in Queensland. Brisbane is the capital of the state, many important authorities and offices of companies are concentrated here, and Gold Coast is a famous resort with great opportunities for recreation and leisure. Campus includes:

    • Audiences for employment (comfortable workplaces, multimedia equipment)
    • Scientific laboratories
    • Libraries
    • Places for independent work
    • "Children's Town" for younger groups
    • Assembly Hall
    • Creative studios
    • Technical workshops
    • Computer labs
    • Dining room and cafe
    • Medical Center
    • Gym
    • Playgrounds for basketball, volleyball, netball
    • Tennis courts
    • Sports fields
    • Gym.

    Term dates and fees

    The academic year is divided into 4 quarters, classes begin in January and end at the end of November.

    Cost of education:

    • Kindergarten: check with our specialists
    • Elementary school: from 20852 $ AUD
    • Middle grades: from 21461 $ AUD
    • High school: from 21606 $ AUD
    • English language courses: check with our specialists.

    Additional charges:

    • Registration fee
    • Deposit confirming the place on the course
    • Service Fee
    • Examination Boards
    • Deposit for tuition
    • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
    • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
    • Air tickets in both directions
    • Transfer in both directions
    • Compulsory medical insurance
    • Personal pocket expenses
    • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
    • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

    Extra fees:

    • Application fee 286 AUD
    • Course change Fee 121 AUD
    • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 853 AUD
    • Study materials 534 AUD
    • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 1023 AUD
    • Registration fee (for accommodation) 363 AUD
    • Uniform 1045 AUD
    • Transfer (return) 341 AUD

    Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

    • Application form
    • The report card with marks from the previous school (for the last 2 years and current)
    • Recommendations and characteristics of teachers
    • High scores on subjects
    • Sufficient level of English
    • Interview with an employee
    • Test to identify the level of knowledge.


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    Recommendations on when to apply

    Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
    - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
    - there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
    - some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
    - some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
    - for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

    - recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
    - the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
    - for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
    - for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
    - MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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