Onslow College - ISSCC - International Education & Study Abroad SpecialistSchool ID: 432 School Name: Onslow College School Type: Co-Ed City: Johnsonville Tuition fee: NZ$14,000 (full yr for 2 semesters), NZ$7,500 (1 semester with 2 terms) Residential Type: Homestay Rental fee: NZ$240.00 per week + Homesaty Supporting Fee: NZ$750.00 per year Program offer: Secondary School (Year 9 - Year 13), ESOL Provision Other Information:
Students who enrol at Years 11 and 12 with an elementary or pre-intermediate level of English will be enrolled in a Curriculum Based Language support course. This course provides extra language and curriculum support in sciences and Mathematics. The aim of the course is to assist the students with the subject specific vocabulary, assessments and class work on these subjects. These classes are taught by subject teachers who have some training in teaching English for academic purposes.
At Year 11 and 12, many ESOL Students follow a 2 year NCEA level 1 English Course. This course aims to achieve the NCEA level 1 literacy requirements.
At Year 13 level, the ESOL Department provides an Academic English Course. This is run in addition to five academic subjects. Students studying NCEA Level 3 are expected to attend this course each week, unless their English level is very high. The course aims to assist the students pass the NCEA Level 2 literacy requirements for entry to University. It includes an academic vocabulary programme. The course outlines are available on request from the ESOL Department.