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Study Guide 2017

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AIS ADELAIDE I N T E R N AT I O N A L SCHOOL Pathways to University 2017 Student Guide w w

Table of ContentsWelcome to AIS 3High School Foundation Programme 4Support Classes 5The SACE at AIS 6Fees & Entry Requirements 7Mainstream Subject Choice (Stage 1) 8Mainstream Subject Choice (Stage 2) 9Teacher Profiles 10Study Tours 11

Welcome To AISThe decision to study is a big step for anyone anddeciding where to study can be an exciting process.At Adelaide International School (AIS) ourmanagement, teaching and support team are hereto ensure students, both domestic and international,have every opportunity to be successful.Conveniently located in Adelaide’s Central BusinessDistrict, AIS offers a modern facility only minutesfrom Victoria Square and China Town at the CentralMarket. AIS is within easy access of Adelaide’s publictransportation system.For international students AIS boasts a high levelof English language support through its EnglishLanguage Intensive Course for InternationalStudents (ELICOS) program.We believe our efforts combined with a student’sdedication and positive attitude will deliver success.This is based upon the importance of the spirit ofopen communication and cooperation by both parties.We welcome and invite domestic and internationalstudents preparing to study the SACE to consider AISas their school of choice.Kind RegardsSteve EdenDirector of Secondary EducationCRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398 3

High SchoolFoundationProgramme AIS High School Foundation Programme is developed for international students seeking enrolment into Stage 1 of the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). The Foundation Programme is designed for international students who have successfully completed Year 9. Students build capacity in using English as the language of instruction and join support classes to maximise success.Fees & Entry Requirements Subjects & Support Classes International Student Personal Learning PlanFees (AUD) Tuition Fee $16,000.00 per year Intensive English ITC & Materials Fee $2,500.00 English for Mathematics per year English for Science Uniform Fee $600.00 per year English for Business Information and Communications TechnologyEntry Requirements First Semester Enrolment ( January) Pastoral Care - Successful completion of Year 9 Tutorial - Pass AIS English Entry Test Homeroom Mid-Year Enrolment (July) Homework Club - Successful completion of Year 9 - Pass AIS English Entry Test4 CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398

Support ClassesPastoral CareIn pursuit of educating the whole child, AISprovides Pastoral Care classes for each year level.AIS understands the unique needs of internationalstudents. To help make these students’ stay asproductive and successful as possible, AIS aimsto provide a high level of care for each individual.The aim of the Pastoral Care classes is to assiststudents’ personal and emotional developmentand well-being. Pastoral Care teachers facilitatecontact between students, home-stay families,Student Services Officer, Counsellor, subjectteachers and Principal.TutorialTutorial is a time period where teachers andstudents are available for individual subjectassistance. Individual subject teacher discretionis used to guide students’ focus which mayinclude extension, clarifying and responding toany other academic needs of students.HomeroomThis is a short time spent each day for the purposeof administration and organisation. Tasks includeroll taking, daily notices, follow up of absenteeism,organising permissions for out of class activitiesand diary management.Homework ClubThere is an option for students to engage in 5Homework Club Monday to Thursday, afterformal lessons have finished for the day. Thisis a supervised time where students can workindependently or with assistance from a teacheror tutor. CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398

The The SACESACEat AIS The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) is a certificate forAIS Students are provided a broad range of subjects to students completing secondary schoolselect in order to achieve the SACE. Year 11 (Stage 1) and Year12 (Stage 2).Compulsory subjects include: To allow entry into tertiary study studentsPersonal Learning Plan (Stage 1) need to successfully complete all of theEnglish (Stage 1 & 2) requirements of the SACE, incorporatingMathematics (Stage 1) a minimum 200 Credit Value and achieveResearch Project (Stage 2) specified grades at each Stage which willResearch Practices (Stage 1) provide an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). For more information,Depending on the desired ATAR result, AIS offers the please visit: opportunity to select a Business or Academicstream that, upon successful completion, will providethe entry requirements into most universities.AIS also has agreements with several local privateschools should a student wish to enrol in an alterna-tive subject to pursue their chosen vocation.6 CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398

Fees & EntryRequirements International Student Domestic StudentFees (AUD) Tuition Fee $16,000.00 per year Tuition Fee $6,000.00 per year ITC & Materials Fee $2,500.00 per year ITC & Materials Fee $2,500.00 per year Uniform Fee $600.00 per year Uniform Fee $600.00 per yearEntry Requirements Successful completion of Year 10 Successful completion of Year 10 Minimum IELTS 5.0 Previous school reports Or Enrolment Interview AEAS English Score 46 – 56 range Enrolment Interview Scholarship Eligibility Criteria Or Successful completion of Year 10 Successful completion of Foundation Minimum IELTS 6.0 or AEAS English Score Programme 60+ Evidence of academic achievement at a* Please note the above fees are subject to change without notice. high or exemplary level* Contact AIS for confirmation of fees. Enrolment Interview For more information regardingScholarships scholarships please contact AIS.Each year AIS will offer a select number ofscholarships to international students.Scholarships will provide a fee reduction of50% of the tuition. In addition AIS will waiverthe enrolment fee and materials fees forscholarship winners. Scholarships are providedto students who have demonstrated a high levelof achievement in their academic studies.EnrolmentAIS accepts SACE enrolments from now to startJanuary 2017. CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398 7

Mainstream Subject Choice Academic Stream(Stage 1) Compulsory Subjects Personal Learning PlanStudents choose no more than 7 subjects. Research Practices Business Stream English Learning Area Select either: Compulsory Subjects English as an Additional Language or Personal Learning Plan English Research Practices Mathematics Learning Area Mathematics English Learning Area Select either: Option Subjects English as an Additional Language Chinese (Background Speakers) or English Chinese (Beginners) or Essential English Chinese (Continuers) Mathematics Learning Area Business and Enterprise Select either: Mathematics Information Technology or General Mathematics Chemistry or Essential Mathematics Physics Option Subjects Chinese (Background Speakers) Chinese (Beginners) Chinese (Continuers) Business and Enterprise Information Technology Integrated Learning Certificate IV in Business8 CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398

Mainstream Subject Choice(Stage 2)Students can select a total of 5 subjects from either stream to complete the SACE. 1 of the choices has to beResearch Project.Business Stream Academic Stream Compulsory SubjectsCompulsory Subjects Research ProjectResearch Project English as an Additional Language*English Learning AreaEnglish as an Additional Language* Option SubjectsOption Subjects Mathematics Learning Area Select either:Mathematics Learning Area Mathematical MethodsSelect either: and/orMathematics Methods Specialist MathematicsorGeneral Mathematics English Learning Areaor Select either:Essential Mathematics English orEnglish Learning Area English Literary StudiesSelect either:English Chinese (Background Speakers)orEssential English Chinese (Beginners)Chinese (Background Speakers) Chinese (Continuers)Chinese (Beginners) Business and EnterpriseChinese (Continuers) Information TechnologyBusiness and Enterprise ChemistryInformation Technology PhysicsCertificate IV in Business (Continued) * Indicates International students only CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398 9

Teacher Profiles ELICOS Ms Zara Phillips AIS as a division of AIBT, is a registered (GDipT, BAppSc) provider of English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS). Zara holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in ELICOS is an integral component for all Natural Resource Management from the international students enrolled with AIS University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma as it provides the foundation and in Teaching from University of South Australia. continual support of English language Prior to commencing at AIS Zara has held senior development. teaching positions including Head of Teaching and Learning, Head of Curriculum and Head of Enrolment into AIS ELICOS courses is Humanities International Baccalaureate (IB) in open to any student from any school leading schools in Adelaide and the Northern or educational facility and the general Territory. Her teaching experience spans over public who require English for Academic 13 years in both middle and senior school (IBMYP Purpose (EAP). and SACE Courses). Zara has taught specialised subjects including English (IB MYP) and Humanities (IB MYP), Geography, Science, Legal Studies and Research Project. Zara has worked on projects focusing on improving and delivering curriculum content and assessment with NAPLAN, Australian Government Quality Teacher Program and International Baccalaureate.Ms Anne Hall Student Accommodation(BSBC, BEd, AssocDipCounselling,GCTESOL, Cert IV TAE) AIS currently offers Homestay Accommodation for internationalAnne holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, students. Our Homestay familiesBachelor of Education and Graduate Certificate provide a warm friendly environmentin TESOL. Anne has more than 10 years teaching allowing a wonderful opportunity forexperience in English as an Additional Language International students to experience lifeand literacy and numeracy support for students in Australia where they can meet localwith multicultural backgrounds. Anne has also people, understand Australian culturebeen involved with curriculum planning at senior and practice English on daily level. Prior to her teaching career,Anne has worked on medical research projects All AIS Homestay families have beenand this allows her to bring her practical inspected, briefed and are fully awareexperience into the classroom for students to of their requirements to host angain greater insight. international student.10 CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398

Study ToursAIS offers study tours to International students who are interested invisiting private schools in Adelaide, improving their English languageskills and experiencing local cultures. English language courses arepersonalised for each group based on their English language levels.Local excursions and activities are integrated into the program.Study Tours allow international students the opportunity to observethe Australian education system, experience local culture and developtheir English language skills through AIS coordinated activities.Sample Schedule Morning AfternoonMonday Orientation Session Understand Australian CultureTuesday English: Listening Visit South Australian MuseumWednesday English: Speaking Visit Glenelg BeachThursday Visit Local School Visit Haigh’s Chocolate FactoryFriday English (Business) English Presentation Session*Subject to change by AIBT & AISExtras Options:3-day recreational outdoor Camp activitiesTourist excursion/activities (possibly including Hahndorf, Toy Factory, WildlifePark and Mt Lofty or Victor Harbor, Granite Island and surrounding districts)Additional visits to local private schools and universitiesBoarding option (min number of students applies)*There are extra costs for extra options CRICOS Provider No.: 03133G School No.: 398 11

Contact Us w w [email protected] International SchoolPhone: +61 8 8212 0990Web: 3, 66 King William Street,Adelaide, South Australia 5000CRICOS Provider No.: 03133GSchool No.: 398ELICOS CentresAIS Level 3, 66 King William Street, Adelaide, 5000Mercedes College 540 Fullarton Rd, Springfield SA 5062AIS Partners And Relevant Bodies Est. 1983 Printed: October 2016

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