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Southport School-board

Address: 2 Winchester St, Southport QLD 4215, Australia
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Description Southport School-board

  • Year of foundation: 1901
  • Location: Southport (suburb of Gold Coast), Queensland, Australia
  • Age of students: from 13 to 19 years (boarding), from 6 years (full-time form)
  • Type of facility: private boarding school
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: separate, only for boys
  • Accommodation: residence.

Southport School (School-Board Southport School) - a prestigious private institution for boys, specializing in providing secondary education at all levels. Living in a boarding school is possible from 10 years. In total, 1,380 people study there, of which 310 live in residences on the campus (3.5% of the total - foreigners). The establishment maintains a close partnership with other schools, including the St Hildas School Gold Coast, located within walking distance.

The educational system is aimed at the all-round development of children, experienced teachers help to disclose individual talents and overcome difficulties, education is accompanied by active sports and creativity. Thanks to a well-coordinated work, confident, responsible young people, developed intellectually and physically, ready to become leaders in a rapidly changing world, leave the walls of the institution.

The effectiveness of the education system is confirmed by the fact that its graduates annually enter the best universities in Australia and around the world. Southport School (School-board Southport School) is a great option for those who want a better future for their child!

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Southport School-board

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
11-15
from 29 519 € / semester

SECONDARY SCHOOL (grades 8-9)

The middle classes are a serious intermediate stage in the life of children, and therefore special care and participation is shown here, both from teachers and school staff. Boys are defined with preferences and range of interests and study a set of disciplines on a sufficiently serious level. Subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science (biology, physics, chemistry)
  • Humanitarian complex (history, social studies and others)
  • Art (theater, music, painting and others)
  • Technology
  • Hospitality and services
  • Physical Education
  • History of religions
  • French or Japanese (to choose from).
  • In the 9th grade the program includes basic subjects and subjects of choice:

    1. Basic:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • History of religions.
  • 2. Additional:

  • French or Japanese
  • art
  • Theater
  • Theory of physical activity
  • Music
  • Geography
  • Finance and management
  • Hospitality
  • MASS MEDIA.
  • Students complete 9 classes with clearly defined priorities and move to high school.

    Annual
    15-18
    from 30 110 € / semester

    SENIOR SCHOOL (10th, 11th, 12th grades)

    In the 10th grade, the development of knowledge on basic and additional disciplines continues: the type of mathematical course, one subject from natural sciences and another 5 electives (one is studied for half a year) is chosen. In the 11-12 grades, active preparation for the receipt of the certificate and entrance to the university begins: the children study English, mathematics and 4 subjects of their choice; Chinese, French and Japanese are available in foreign languages. In addition, some courses available at the university level, they are compiled with local universities and give advantages on admission.

    The state educational system provides for a multidisciplinary approach to knowledge assessment and includes two points:

  • Authority subjects (study of 5 priority subjects, 3 of them - within two years)
  • Queensland Care Skills Test (Queensland Standard Skills Test).
  • Each student at the end of 12 classes receives the Senior Statement (an extract of achievements), which includes indicators on the general level of knowledge and indicators for subjects. Senior Statement:

  • Overall Position: The position of the pupil in the general rating (scale from 1 to 25, 1 - the best indicator)
  • Field Position: Position by subject (level of ownership, scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best indicator).
  • When admitting applicants universities are primarily guided by Overall Position, however, in serious competition Field Position is of no small importance. The Australian diploma of secondary education is recognized throughout the world and allows graduates to enter the best universities within the country, as well as in the United States, Canada, European and Asian countries.

    Accommodation and food

    Accommodation on campus is possible from the age of 13 - all newly arrived students are provided with a place in residences. On the campus there are 5 modern hostels, equipped to the highest standards. Children from middle classes are accommodated in 2-3-4-bed bedrooms, and high school students (11-12 grades), as a rule, live in separate rooms. All rooms are equipped with furniture and household appliances (bathrooms, respectively, common or separate). The building has laundry facilities, living rooms, kitchen areas, auditoriums for games and recreation, security and safety systems. Round the clock in the residences are staff members who monitor the children and help them solve all emerging issues.

    The food is fully provided by the host, on the campus there are dining rooms where children receive a full balanced diet + there is the opportunity to choose special diets. Canteens cooperate with the best suppliers, all dishes are prepared from fresh and environmentally friendly products.

    Events Southport School-board

    Important components of the training system are sports and creativity. With the children there are trainers and instructors, talented athletes receive additional support, many pupils achieve impressive results and become professional athletes. The location gives excellent opportunities for water and beach sports:

    • Basketball
    • Cricket
    • Cross-Country Running
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Rowing
    • Rugby
    • Sailing
    • Swimming
    • Shooting
    • Tennis
    • Athletics
    • Karate
    • Rowing
    • Field hockey
    • Cross Country
    • Water and beach sports.

    A lot of time is devoted to art and creativity. The development of creative abilities contributes to the increase of education, curiosity, responsiveness and respect for others. Types of creativity:

    • Musical instruments
    • Singing and Vocal
    • Groups and collectives
    • Acting in the theater and cinema
    • Theatrical art
    • Writing scripts
    • Escorting theatrical productions
    • Painting, graphics, drawing
    • Cinema
    • The photo.

    Young people join various clubs and sections on interests:

    • The art of discussion
    • Chess
    • Circle of fans of rhetoric
    • Computer Club
    • Designing
    • Robotics
    • Horseback riding
    • Book lovers.

    Extra-curricular life is full of events and activities, which allows students to rest, gain strength, get acquainted with the way of life in the country and make new friends:

    • Holidays and festivals
    • Evening movie screenings
    • Competitions and competitions
    • Talent show
    • Visiting theaters and cinemas
    • Beach holidays
    • Excursion tours around the city and the surrounding area
    • Shops and shopping centers, shopping
    • Restaurants and cafes
    • Hiking, tours by bus
    • Tourist hikes.

    Advantages

    • Prestigious private institution for boys
    • More than 100 years of successful business
    • Unique training system
    • Comprehensive development of pupils
    • Highly qualified teachers and staff
    • Classes of small numbers
    • Partnerships with Best Educational Institutions
    • Equipped with the best standards
    • Comfortable accommodation for foreign children
    • Gold Coast is a unique place with great opportunities for recreation and leisure.

    Equipment Southport School-board

    The campus occupies 51 hectares of territory on the banks of the Nerang River in Southport, in a cozy scenic area with stunningly beautiful views and warm weather all year round. Gold Coast is considered the pearl of Oceania, here you can enjoy beach rest and have fun. In an hour's drive are the international airports of Brisbane and Gold Coast. The complex of buildings and structures includes:

    • Auditoriums for classes and lecture halls
    • Administrative buildings
    • Libraries
    • Computer rooms
    • Modern Science Center
    • Robotics workshop
    • Scientific laboratories
    • Multifunctional multimedia center
    • Assembly Hall for 600 seats
    • Theater and music studios
    • Audiences for individual lessons
    • 5 residences
    • 9 playing fields
    • Treadmills
    • Sports center (gym, basketball courts, gymnasium)
    • Tennis courts
    • Large swimming pool
    • Small heated swimming pool
    • Canteen and cafe
    • 24 hour medical center
    • Hall of Fame
    • Parks and walking paths.

    Term dates and fees

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

    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 2800 AUD
    • Uniform 1000 AUD
    • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 200 AUD

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

    • Report card from the previous place of study
    • High scores in profile disciplines
    • Recommendations from teachers (English and mathematics)
    • High level of English
    • The school can conduct tests to determine the level of knowledge.

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    - 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
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