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Study at Primary School

South Australian government primary schools offer dynamic learning environments that encourage students to develop skills and discover new interests. Classrooms are spacious and there are specialist learning areas, computer suites and extensive sporting and outdoor play areas.

You can choose a school that is near the beach, close to the city centre or in the country.

As a primary school student you will be accompanied by your parent or guardian.

Program Fees

Program Fees

Fees are in Australian dollars (AUD) and may be subject to change without notice. Fees may include 1, 2, 3 or 4 terms of Intensive Primary English Support.

Download fee schedule for program fees, inclusions and additional school and living expenses. Fees do not include travel expenses to and from Australia or visa costs.

Download fees schedule

Our Programs

Our programs: 5 – 12 years of age

Choose from our two primary school programs.

Primary School ProgramPrimary School Study Abroad Program
Study for over 1 year, up to 8 yearsStudy for 1-4 terms
Academic achievement and transition to high schoolShort term study and cultural experience
Intensive primary English supportIntensive primary English support
View program inclusionsView program inclusions

Download program brochure

School Term and Application Dates

School Term and Application Dates

2023School term datesLast date to apply
Term 130 January - 14 April28 October 2022
Term 21 May - 7 July31 January 2023
Term 324 July - 29 September27 April 2023
Term 416 October - 15 December20 July 2023
2024School term datesLast date to apply
Term 129 January - 12 April31 October 2023
Term 229 April - 5 July30 January 2024
Term 322 July - 27 September23 April 2024
Term 414 October - 13 December16 July 2024
2025School term datesLast date to apply
Term 128 January - 11 April30 October 2024
Term 228 April- 4 July28 January 2025
Term 321 July - 26 September22 April 2025
Term 413 October - 12 December15 July 2025
About our Primary Schools

About our Primary Schools

Our accredited primary schools delivering the International Student Program are located across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia. Their large open spaces and natural environments provide a clean, quiet and beautiful area to learn in.

Primary schoolYear levelsStudent age
PrimaryReception - Year 65 - 12 years

Academic year

The academic year is made up of 4 terms (2 semesters) and starts in late January and ends mid-December.

  • Semester 1: terms 1 and 2
  • Semester 2: terms 3 and 4

There are approximately 10 weeks in each term followed by holidays.

A typical school day

Students attend school Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.15pm.

Lessons take place in a range of school locations including classrooms, science laboratories, specialist workshop and studio spaces, gymnasiums and outdoor sports fields.

8.30amArrive at school. Home group for attendance and daily notices.
8.45amLessons such as English and Physical Education
10.45amRecess (a short break for a drink and snack)
11.00amLessons such as Art and Mathematics
12.45pm Lunch (time to eat and play with your friends)
1.30pmLessons such as Science and Music
3.15pmSchool finishes. Some students are involved in after school sports.

School uniform

Each school has its own uniform which includes a summer, winter and sports uniform.