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Entry requirements into The Knox School

Entry to PEAK – Personalised ELICOS at Knox Program

The Knox School offers a full-time English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) which prepares students to join their mainstream classes with the required level of proficiency in English.

Entry to PEAK is based on students’ academic reports, an online interview and an English language test if they are offshore. They are required to take The Knox School pre-entry English language and Mathematics tests if they are in Australia.

Students must achieve 70% or higher in the PEAK examinations to be eligible to commence mainstream courses, subject to their previous academic qualifications and timing of the academic year.

All PEAK students are expected to graduate from the language course within 20 weeks.

Entry to Mainstream Courses

Entry to mainstream courses in Junior School is based on students’ academic reports, an online interview and an English language report.

Students must achieve an AEAS score of at least 65% for entry to Years 7 to 9, 70% for entry to Year 10 and 75% for entry to Year 11. Other equivalent standard tests are also accepted

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