English Language Entry Level Requirements for Study

International students attending Glendowie College are required to have already reached the required minimum language level (see chart below) for their year level before starting a course of study at Glendowie College.

Year 9   Elementary
Year 10   Pre-Intermediate
Year 11   Pre Intermediate
Year 12 Intermediate
Year 13 Upper Intermediate or IELTS 6

Glendowie College has English Second Language classes at every level to support ESL and International students learning and access to literacy.  However, International students are placed in mainstream classes from the commencement of their course of study and must be able to understand and work effectively in the classroom environment.

If a student has not reached the required level by the start of their Glendowie College course they will be required to attend a High School Preparation and English language course off campus. If you are going to attend a High School Preparation/English Language course, please inform us which language school you will attend as we will require evidence of your English level prior to your start date at Glendowie College.

For further information or clarification, please contact the Director of International Students by email joh@gdc.school.nz or telephone 0064  9 5759128 extension 125.
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