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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intensive Secondary English Course (ISEC)
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 Graduate program (HSG) years 8 to12
The middle school program (years 8 to10) provides a broad and balanced curriculum to prepare students for university and further education studies. The Senior Secondary Education program (years 11 to 12) offers a wide range of subjects to complete a South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) over two years.
Study Abroad program (SAP)
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.
For more information about studying abroad in South Australia, please contact:
International Education Services
Department for Education
PO Box 1152, Adelaide SA 5001 | GFW, 31 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Telephone: +618 8226 3402 Fax: +618 8226 3655
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.
ESOS legislative framework
The Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, or ESOS Act, establishes legislative requirements and standards for the quality assurance of education and training institutions offering courses to international students who are in Australia on a student visa. ESOS also provides tuition fee protection for international students.
Further details of the ESOS legislative framework are available on the International Education Services (IES) website.
For Homestay information (available in many languages)Click here . Select LANGUGES from the drop-down menu on the IES website
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.
Students enrolling at Marryatville High School are required to wear school uniform.
Laptop requirements for Study Abroad Students--SAP
Study Abroad Students (SAP) are encouraged to bring their own laptops. On arrival students’ laptops will be onboarded enabling access to all school programs and systems.
All Study Abroad Students are able to borrow a school laptop. They cannot take them home, but the school supplies them with a USB if they wish to copy work. There is no charge.
Laptop requirements for long term students: graduates (HSG)
All graduates will be required to purchase only a school laptop. No students will be allowed to use their own laptops during school hours.
While in ISEC, students use the laptops allocated to the ISEC classroom. These laptops cannot be taken home. ISEC students will be required to purchase the specified school laptop when they enter mainstream classes. Students are unable to use their own laptops either in ISEC or in mainstream.
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:
For more information regarding programs for International students at Marryatville High School, please contact our international coordinator at: email@example.com