International Secondary School Bridging Programme

The International Secondary School Bridging Programme is a high school preparation course which aims to prepare students for Secondary School study in Melbourne, Victoria. The minimum English proficiency level for entry into this programme is Pre-Intermediate and the minimum required age is 13 years old.

The students’ English language skills are systematically developed in the macro skill areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The development of these skills are linked with and based on the language tasks required of them in their high school programme.

International Secondary School Bridging Programme
International Secondary School Bridging Programme focuses on developing the students’ English skills in the four macro skill areas of: speaking, listening, reading, writing. These classes are highly interactive, encouraging students to communicate in real‐life situations. Students who are below a Pre-Intermediate English level will be placed in a General English class until their English level is sufficient enough to be placed in the high school class.

English for Academic Purposes
Independent learning habits and good study skills are essential skills for Secondary School students in Australia. Skills covered in this component include ==>

  • Cultural / academic orientation
  • Note‐taking
  • Research skills
  • Skimming and scanning techniques
  • Essay writing
  • Oral presentation skills
Learn more about High School Preparation, Contact Us

High School Partners

  • Victorian Government Schools
  • Oakleigh Grammar
  • Firbank Girls Grammar
  • Eltham College
  • Nazareth College
  • Yarra Valley Grammar
  • Kilmore International School
  • Caulfield Grammar
  • Tintern Grammar
  • Beaconhills College
  • Billanook College
  • Presbyterian Ladies’ College (PLC)
  • Mentone Grammar
  • Kingswood College


25 Hours per Week
Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
8:30am – 3:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday:
8:30am – 1:00pm