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Program Overview

Marryatville High School is a leader in International Study Programs. Accredited in 2003 by the Council of International Schools (CIS), with our programs meeting the rigorous standards of global international education. Marryatville High School is committed to promoting educational excellence and is proud that 90% of Year 12 students achieve University entrance.


Marryatville High School has a commitment to promote excellence in its International Student Program. International students from all over the world are welcome and valued as part of our school community. All our International students have different aspirations and needs. It is the aim of Marryatville High

School to ensure that these individual needs are met, as well as giving

appropriate support to our International students to ensure that they are

successful.   Marryatville High School values the contributions International students make to the school community.


For more information regarding our programs contact our International Coordinator at:   dl.0817_international@schools.sa.edu.au


Intensive Secondary English Course

These 10, 20, 30 and 40 week courses help students increase their English language proficiency in preparation for entering a high school program. The courses develop oral and written communication skills, increase students’ knowledge of Australian culture and develop skills for living and studying in Australia. Students are accepted according to their educational achievements in their home country and their English language proficiency.

High School Program Years 8–12

The Middle School Program (Years 8–10) provides a broad and balanced curriculum to prepare students for effective participation in Australian society. The Senior Secondary Education Program (Years 11–12) offers a wide range of subjects to complete a South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) over two years.

Study Aboard Program

This program provides the Australian cultural experience of studying in a high school and living in a homestay with an Australian family. A range of options are available to students depending on their English proficiency and the purpose of their study. A certificate is issued by the school at the satisfactory completion of the program.

Short Term Study Tours

Short homestay programs from one to four weeks provide a great mix of education and cultural experience. The educational component can be tailored to group requirements, with intensive English study in the morning and school integration in the afternoon including half day or full day excursions or other special interest activities.


A member of the host family, (usually a student of Marryatville High School) is matched with each visiting student on a “buddy” system, travelling to and from school with them and helping the student understand the school’s routine and expectations.

Teacher Professional Development

Marryatville High School successfully runs professional development programs for International leaders and educators.


Marryatville High School offers a comprehensive curriculum, catering for a variety of interests and abilities. A dedicated team of specialist teachers assist International students to choose their subjects to meet their exact needs. Many courses are very popular and fill quickly. Our support staff can help with the choice of subjects.


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Support Services

Dedicated International Student Program staff offer advice on tertiary entrance requirements and to ensure that students’ social, emotional and educational needs are always met. Marryatville High School also provides:


  • Reports sent to parents
  • English as a Second Language Support
  • Support in subject specific language
  • Encouragement to take part in a wide range of co-curricular activities

For more information regarding programs for International students at Marryatville High School, please contact our International Coordinator at:  



More Information

For more detailed information (offered in a variety of languages) about studying in Adelaide please click on the following link: www.studyadelaide.com


South Australian Government Schools can help you enrol to study abroad at our school. For other enquiries about studying abroad please contact the International Education Services office at decdisp@sa.gov.au or +61 8 8226 3402


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