CRICOS Provider Number : 00615B
Website : www.scotch.sa.edu.au
Address : Carruth Road, Torrens Park, SA, AUSTRALIA 5062
School Type : Boys and Girls School (Co-ed) with Boarding
Philosophy – Special Features, Brief history
Scotch College is a coeducational school established in 1919. Located just 8 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide, the school has a campus area of over 125 acres comprised of modern school buildings, dorms for boys and girls, gym and a sports field for various activities. Scots College provides SACE courses, they are standard courses used in South Australia and is recognized by universities in Australia and around the world. The school currently has students from countries such as Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and many others. In addition, the school provides high-speed internet to aid students in their studies and to easily research information relating to their coursework.
Curriculum and Qualifications
By offering the SACE (South Australian Certificate of Education) courses, students in Year 10 – 12 will have the flexibility to choose subjects according to their interests. There are over 30 electives for the students in Year 12 to select from. With a large assortment of subjects to choose from, these courses are aimed to help students to discover their hidden interests and talents.
English Language Support
Scotch College provides English as a Second Language (ESL) course, specifically designed for students who do not speak English as their primary language. This courses focuses on enhancing the student’s English abilities by placing them in a small, tight-knit group. This allows the student to be comfortable and allows the teacher to effectively keep track of each student’s progress.
Academic Achievement / Other Notable Achievements
Graduates from Scotch College are high academic achievers and 35% of the graduates possess the top 10 highest scores in the state.
The school encourages all international students to stay in the school dorms as there will be on-site staff to take care and assist the students. The dorms can accommodate more than 80 students and dorms are separated by gender. Each dorm is staffed with a Head of House, supervising assistant, school tutors and a nurse.
Support Services for International students
The school has staff on board to assist international students in matters relating to counselling services to aid students in their studies and well-being in and out of school.