Hallett Cove School has a long history of successfully hosting International students and teachers. 80% of our International students come from China and Japan. Currently there are also students from Brazil, Thailand, Myanmar, Germany, Egypt and Italy. In the past, the school has hosted students from New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland and Spain. We have also had teachers and leaders from West Java, Japan, Thailand and South Korea, completing a work shadowing role with our staff.
Hallett Cove is a Reception to Year12 School and operates at three levels of schooling. The Junior School covers years Reception to Year 6 (ages 5 to 11/12 Western age). The Middle School covers Years 7 to 9 (ages 11 to 14 Western age) and the Senior School covers Years 10 to 12 (ages 15 to 18 Western age). All levels of schooling are located on the same campus.
Hallett Cove Offers International Students the Following options;
Hallett Cove School offers six programs that cater for Primary and High school International students. These programs aim to give students opportunities to improve English speaking skills, achieve future ambitions and experience living and studying in South Australia.
High School Graduate Programme
Is available for students studying for longer than one year with the intention of graduating from Hallett Cove School. You can commence your studies at any point from Year 8 to Year 12, although direct entry into Year 12 has specific entry requirements. Undertaking the High School Graduate Programme is exciting and presents many opportunities for you to experience other cultures, languages and lifestyles, improve your English language skills, choose new subjects, make friends and build your confidence.
High School Study Abroad Program
Allows you to study for 1, 2, 3 or a maximum of 4 terms (one year) at Hallett Cove School. You may have the opportunity to try a new subject of interest, enrol in special interest programs and participate in exciting school-based activities such as drama productions, music bands, weekly sports and activities. You can commence your studies at the beginning of any school term or join the mid-term intake.
Primary School Program
Is available for students studying for longer than one year. You can commence your studies at any point from Reception to Year 7 and then continue your studies at Hallett Cove School as part of the High School Graduate Programme.
Primary School Study Abroad Program
Allows you to study for 1, 2, 3 or a maximum of 4 terms (one year) at Hallett Cove School. You can commence your studies at the beginning of any school term or join the mid-term intake. Primary school starts in Reception, for children who are 5 years of age, and finishes in Year 7, when children are 12 or 13 years of age. You can commence your studies at any point from Reception to Year 7. If you are over 13 years of age you can enrol in the Hallett Cove School High School Study Abroad Programme or High School Graduate Program.
Under 10 week Program
A short term program of up to nine weeks for students travelling on a tourist visa wanting a cultural experience in a government primary or high school in Adelaide (or the Junior, Middle or Senior levels of schooling at Hallett Cove). This is a common option for students from the northern hemisphere utilising their mid-year semester break.
Are designed for groups of students and their accompanying teachers wishing to experience the English language, lifestyle and landscapes of South Australia. Study tours are short term programs and generally range from 1-6 weeks and are custom designed to suit the needs of the group. (Larger Study Tours can be hosted across a number of South Australian government schools. To participate in a study tour, students must be 10 years of age or older. Study tours can include:
- English lessons
- School lessons
- Special interest lessons - eh Aboriginal Art, Australian sport, Australian cooking
- Home stay accommodation
- Excursions/camps in South Australia
Work Shadowing for Teachers
A study tour for teachers at Hallett Cove, is designed for groups or individual teachers wishing to experience an Australian school which has both Primary and High School students on one campus. Recently the school has hosted teachers from Japan, Thailand, South Korea and Indonesia.
- Meet the leadership team and explore their roles within the school
- Learn about the school’s current data sets and how these help set the school's direction of improvement
- Experience different year level classrooms of the visiting teacher's choice
- See the use of Information and Communication technology to support teaching and learning from Reception to Year 12
- Learn about the Australian national curriculum and supporting digital resources
- Learn about the Year 11 and 12 SACE pattern & other pathways students take to achiever Year 12 e.g. VET pathways
- See many specialist facilities and classes e.g. Volleyball, Marine Biology lab, photography lab etc
- All teachers get an individualised timetable to suit their curriculum needs and interests.