St Paul’s International College
CRICOS Provider Number : 00379J
Website : www.spic.nsw.edu.au
Address : 463 Argyle Street, MOSS VALE, NSW, AUSTRALIA 2577
School Type : Coeducational, Boarding and Day School
Philosophy- Special Features, Brief History
St. Paul’s International College is both a boarding school and day school. The aim of the school is the development of its students, help them excel academically yet and learn about ethics and morality. St Paul’s International College offers a variety of courses to its international students including English (ELICOS) courses for High School (Year 10 -12) and University Foundation courses. Students are able to choose between studying in Year 12 or Foundation courses to prepare for university. With modern style touches, the school is equipped with the latest and most modern teaching equipment & facilities. The school has an IT Centre, Multimedia Centre, Science Laboratory, Art Centre, Library, Cafeteria, Medical Centre, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts and a Football Field and is surrounded by nature. The classrooms alone cover 45 acres of St. Paul’s International College creating a well-rounded environment and atmosphere for students to learn.
St. Paul’s International College is situated in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales providing easy access to Sydney and Canberra.
Curriculum and Qualifications
- ELICOS (English language Bridging Course for Secondary School Preparation)
- High School Courses
- Yrs.7-10, 11 & 12 (Higher School Certificate)
- The University of New South Wales – Foundation Studies
- Commerce Streams
- Science Streams
- Arts, Law, Social Studies & International Studies Streams
- Design/Fine Arts, Media & Building Streams
Pathway to University
With an outstanding record over 95% of its students have been accepted into various universities and more than 85% have been accepted into one of the top 8 leading universities in Australia.
Academic Achievement/ Other Notable Achievements
In 2012, 15 students took the NSW Higher School Certificate exam, with 11 students who came from countries where English is their second language.
- Over 82% of students scored above 50% in the exam
- Over 25% of students scored above 80% in the exam
The school believes that the results reflect the schools’ philosophy and that commitment of academic excellence is what is important for the education of its international students.
All boarding students at St. Joseph and St. Mary’s have their own single room. Male and female rooms are also held separately. Accommodation at the schools comes with internet, living rooms, leisure and exercise rooms, laundry rooms and classrooms. Students are closely supervised by experienced staff and are taught to be responsible leaders.