Class Information – Term Dates – Fee Schedule

Term Dates 2018/2019 – All terms are 10 weeks unless otherwise stated

Term 4 (Prep) 2018 

Year 12 – Monday October 8th – Sunday December 16th

Years 7 to 11 – Saturday October 13th – Sunday December 16th

Term 1 2019 (Year 12 will be a 10 week term)

Year 12 – Monday January 14th – Thursday April 3rd

Years 7 to 11 – Saturday January 26th – Sunday March 31st

Term 2 2019 (Year 12 will be an 11 week term)

Year 12 – Monday April 15th – Sunday June 30th

Years 7 to 11 – Saturday April 27th – Sunday June 30th

(We WILL be teaching 8th/9th June which is the long weekend)

Term 3 2019 

Year 12 – Monday July 15th – Saturday September 28th

Years 7 to 11 – Saturday July 20th – Sunday September 22nd

Term 4 (Prep) 2019

New Year 12 (2020) – Monday October 7th – Sunday December 15th

Years 7 to 11 – Saturday October 12th – Sunday December 15th

 Classes

The College strives to bring about the best in each student. The classes are arranged into year groups and graded whenever possible.

Classes run at a maximum of six students for years 7 – 8 and five students for years 9 – 11 (Year 12 moves between small groups to individual and pairs depending on what is needed at the time. If the class runs as a lecture it will be a bigger group but will run for a longer duration.

Make-up lessons

If you are sick or unable to attend a lesson, you will need to contact us before the missed class in order to qualify for a make-up lesson. If you fail to turn up to a lesson without notice then no make-up lesson will be arranged and you will forfeit that week’s class. Only two make-ups are given per term and need to be completed within the term missed. No make-ups are given for missed lectures or creative. For more information please go to Make-up Policy.

Fees cannot be carried forward to the next term or reimbursed.

Homework

Your teacher may request that a certain text be read or homework set. You will need to complete what is set for you as the lessons following will be structured with the assumption that each student has read/completed the set tasks.

Class times

It should be noted that although The College tries to maintain the same time slot for you throughout the year, there may be times when we recommend that you move to a different class. This is to ensure you are tutored to the level most suited to you and will help ensure you perform at your optimum.

Fee structure

If you are accepted a deposit of $100.00 is required to secure your spot in the class. This will be taken off the term fees. The remainder of the term fees are payable on the first lesson of each term. If you commence your class mid way through the term, the fees will be adjusted accordingly.

Each term we will ask for $100 deposit which holds your spot for the following term. This has to be paid BEFORE THE END OF EACH TERM and is deducted from the fees when you return the next term.

Once you begin the term, your term fees are not refundable.

Your deposit is not refundable after the last day of the previous term.

Classes run for:

Year 7 – 8:   10 weeks x 1 hour 40 mins

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Year 9 – 10: 8 weeks x 1 hour 40 mins + 1 week x 2 hours for the lecture week (in-lieu of the normal class) + 1 week x 3 hours 40 mins (normal class plus Creative Writing).

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Year 11: 8 weeks x 1 hour 50 mins + 1 week x 2 hours for the lecture week (in-lieu of the normal class) + 1 week x 3 hours 50 mins (normal class plus Creative Writing).

Year 12 = Between 1 and 2 hours depending on configuration of students.

We usually run on a 10 week term. Term 4 is a Prep term for the following year.

2018/19 Term Fees for a 10 week term are:

Prep 7 / Year 7 = $ 870 per term (10 x time pressure and 10 x small group classes).
Prep 8 / Year 8 = $ 920 per term (10 x time pressure and 10 x small group classes).

NOTE: Years 9-11 more sessions are included in the fees than Years 7-8

Prep 9 / Year 9 = $1155 per term (9 x time pressure, 9 x small group classes, 1 x 2 hour session and 1 x 2 hour creative session).
Prep 10 /Year 10 = $1245 per term (9 x time pressure, 9 x small group classes, 1 x 2 hour session and 1 x 2 hour creative session).
Prep 11/ Year 11 = $1425 per term (9 x time pressure, 9 x small group classes, 1 x 2 hour session and 1 x 2 hour creative session).

Year 12 fee schedule is complex because it is dependent upon many variables such as individual or double, Extension 1 or Extension 2, what term it is, holiday lectures etc. Fees will range from $1880 to around $3000 per term depending on what term it is and if the student is doing any Extension lessons.

Loyalty discounts are given for Year 12 students who:

1. Have attended the College continuously since Term 1 Year 7 (10%) or
2. Have attended the College continuously since Term 1 Year 8 ( 7%) or
3. Have attended the College continuously since Term 1 Year 9 ( 5%) or

Sibling discount:

1)  2 siblings 5% off eldest child’s fees.

2) 3 or more siblings 10% off eldest child’s fees.

All prices are inclusive of GST.

We accept cheque or cash.

Interview/Assessment

If you would like to apply for a position at the College just fill out the form by following this link, Student Application Form . An interview will then be organised to assess your current ability and provide us with the information required to prepare the foundations for your growth and success within your new class. The interview will run as an individual session for 45-50 minutes followed by a further 10 minutes for any questions. The cost of the assessment will be $110.

We look forward to working with you as you embrace the new found knowledge needed to excel in English.

Craig and Sharon McDuff