Kardinia International College
|Location||Bell Post Hil, Victoria, Australia|
|Phone||+61 3 5278 9999|
|Fax||+61 3 5278 9529|
Homestay program for international students
Kardinia International College is one of Australia’s high achieving world schools. It is a private co-educational, non-denominational school located in Geelong, one hour’s drive from Melbourne. There are approximately 1900 students from Kindergarten to year 12. The vast majority come from the local region, with just approximately 58 students coming from various overseas countries.
- The main campus on Bell Post Hill, has a beautiful learning environment of 52 acres of gardens, first class buildings and sporting facilities. A new state-of-the- art indoor Aquatic Centre was opened in 2016.
- Kardinia Grove, a year 5 campus will open in 2017. All Year 5 students will study here daily. It is a rural campus with many paddocks and animals such as sheep, goats, cows and alpacas.
- Kardinia Sum Pun, a campus in Chiang Mai Northern Thailand, is where Year 9 students go for an eight week programme of self-discovery and reflection in a different culture. Students apply to go on this journey, it is not compulsory.
- Kindergarten, Pre-School and Junior School children study the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.
- The vertical curriculum for Years 7 – 10 is a very modern, flexible and broad curriculum, where each student studies according to their abilities, not necessarily their age.
- Year 12 students are able to choose to study either the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) or the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) for year 11 and 12 students.
- The extremely dedicated teachers are always ready to help students at any time.
- Outstanding academic results each year are achieved in both the VCE and IB. Our IB results are always well above the world average and our VCE results are often the best in the whole region.
- Many extra-curricular activities are on offer in the musical, cultural and sporting programmes.
Kardinia International College prides itself as having a very friendly and safe environment allowing students to achieve high academic results.