Woodcroft College

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Woodcroft College is a highly regarded coeducational Anglican day school. The broad curriculum is designed to challenge students to think progressively and courageously, and to strive for high standards and personal success. Students study the Australian Curriculum and at a Senior School level, the South Australian Certificate of Education provides an extensive selection of subjects. The extra-curricular program gives students many different opportunities to follow their interests and develop new skills. The pastoral care focus on student wellbeing along with passionate and professional staff, ensures students are encouraged and supported to grow in both character and intellect.


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Suburban,  Coastal


School Authority:

Private,  Anglican


Nearest Airport:

Adelaide International


Welcome to Woodcroft College

3 reasons to choose our International Student Program

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Challenging and broad curriculum with extensive subject choices in Senior School complemented by the range of extra-curricular activities.

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Experience of unique environment, culture and life in Australia through Study Abroad program.

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Dedicated International Programs team supporting all overseas students.

Offerings & Activities

School Facilities

Woodcroft College is set on spacious, landscaped grounds with modern buildings including a 350 seat hall, a commercial kitchen and gymnasium. The College has specialist classrooms including science laboratories, tech centre and art rooms, and all learning spaces are well equipped with modern resources and up to date technology. The grounds offer extensive sports fields and courts along with green spaces for students to enjoy being outdoors.

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Subject Options

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Year 10

In Year 10 core subjects will be complemented by the choice of electives, opportunities to explore the VET pathway and study subjects at SACE Stage 1 level. Core subjects are English, Mathematics, Science, History, Personal Learning Plan and Physical Education (PE). Electives include subjects from Design and Technology, Health, Music, Art, Languages, Drama, Geography and Specialist PE.


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Year 11

All students complete compulsory Stage 1 SACE subjects for Literacy and Numeracy and can start their Stage 2 Research Project. With English and Mathematics as the two core subjects, students will have multiple subject choices across a range of key learning areas including Design, Technology and Engineering, Health & Personal Development, Humanities, Languages, Music, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Sciences, Visual Arts, Vocational Education and Training (VET).


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Year 12

Year 12 students will complete their Stage 2 SACE and the subjects selected should reflect individual interests while providing variety and appropriate level of challenge to prepare for a chosen post school pathway. Students have multiple subject choices across a range of key learning areas including Design, Technology and Engineering, Digital Technologies, English, Health & Personal Development, Humanities, Languages, Mathematics, Music, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Sciences, Visual Arts, Vocational Education and Training (VET).


Music / Performing Arts

Woodcroft College has many opportunities for expression of creativity and development of passions and interests through participation in music, visual arts and drama, as part of the curriculum complemented by many extra-curricular opportunities. Each year the College present art exhibitions, an Arts Showcase of music performances and a live musical production.

Private tuition is available in the Music Centre with specialist instrumental tutors covering a wide range of instruments including bassoon, cello, clarinet, guitar, drums, flute, piano, saxophone, trumpet, violin and voice.

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Sport is an integral part of the educational program at Woodcroft College, designed to enhance curriculum learning outcomes for students. All students are encouraged to take up activities that challenge, interest and excite them during their time at the College. This experience can be rewarding and is an opportunity for students to develop new friendships, healthy attitudes and promote lifelong learning benefits.

The College will endeavour to form links within the sporting community to provide a range of quality opportunities for all students.

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Sports (depending on season)



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Mountain Biking

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Table Tennis



Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee




Details & Facts

School Type: Day School

Gender: Co-ed

Year Levels: K to 12

Religion: Anglican

Total Enrolment: 1420

Average class size: 25

Student/Teacher ratio: 20/1

Qualifications: Certificate of Education

Senior School students study the internationally recognised South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) or Vocational Education Training in SACE as their pathway to future study or employment. SACE is a two year course completed over Year 11 and Year 12.

Program Established: 1989

Total international students year 9 - 13: 50

The College has a strong international program and dedicated staff team. The College continues to welcome students from Germany, Italy, Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and China for full-time and short-term study options.

International students accepted for: 9,  10,  11,  12

Foreign Languages: Italian,  Chinese,  Japanese,  German,  ESL

Entrance Dates: Term 1/January,  Term 2/April,  Term 3/July

Length of stay: 1 Term,  2 Terms/Semester,  3 Terms,  4 Terms/year,  until graduation,  Short term study (1 to 8 weeks)

Application Deadlines: Rolling

Enrolment Procedure: Enrolment Form,  Academic Transcripts,  Copy of Passport,  Interview,  English Test,  Confirmation of Enrolment,  CAAW documents (Accommodation and Welfare),  Payment Receipt

Info: Parents are required to provide relevant information on any special needs of the student at the time of Registration of Interest and/or before enrolment. Failure to disclose this information could result in the student’s placement being delayed or wi


Website: www.woodcroft.sa.edu.au

Facebook: www.facebook.com/WoodcroftCollege

Instagram: www.instagram.com/woodcroft_college


Location: South Australia, Suburban,  Coastal

Info: Adelaide is in the top three most liveable cities, offering a great lifestyle to students. The city has a large and diverse student population and highly ranked universities for excellent post school study options. Woodcroft College is located in the southern suburbs of Adelaide about 25km from the CBD. Students have access to beautiful beaches, major entertainment and shopping complexes along with opportunities to experience our unique Australian environment. The city of Adelaide is an easy bus or train ride away for older students to enjoy restaurants, shopping and cultural experiences on the weekends.

Specialized Programs: English Support,  Outdoor Education,  Trips

Info: The College offers an Intensive English course if needed and provides additional support in class through a dedicated English speaking teacher. The outdoor education program gives students experience of the unique Australian environment through camps and trips. Performing arts, sports and clubs provide excellent extra-curricular opportunities for students to develop new skills and follow their interests and passions. Cultural tour experiences are offered to students who study languages in alternative years to Japan or Germany and Italy.

Student Services & Orientation & Counseling: Woodcroft has a strong international focus with a dedicated International Programs team to support students in the enrolment process through to arrival in Adelaide, orientation to the College and ongoing studies. Subject choice and career counselling is offered to all students in Senior School to meet their future goals and interests. School Counsellors are available to provide additional support for student wellbeing.

Accomodation: Homestay

Info: All international students will live with a local caring family who are nurturing and part of our community. Homestay accommodation is arranged and managed by our Student Services and Homestay Coordinator who interacts with the students every day at school. Families are carefully selected to find the best match for the student and details of the family are forwarded to the Education Agent and family of the student for approval. All Full-Time and Study Abroad students will have their own furnished bedroom, including a desk for study. Study Tour students may need to share a bedroom. Homestay families live near the College or in surrounding suburbs and students will travel to school with their Homestay family, the Woodcroft College school bus (free of charge) or public transport.

Term Dates 2022:

Term 1: 31.01.2022 - 14.04.2022

Term 2: 03.05.2022 - 30.06.2022

Term 3: 26.07.2022 - 29.09.2022

Term 4: 18.10.2022 - 15.12.2022


Our Fee Structure

valid for school year 2021


Years 9-10

Annual Tuition Fees AUD 21750 EUR 14139,90
Semester Tuition Fees AUD 11000 EUR 7151,22

Year 11 - 12

Annual Tuition Fees AUD 21750 EUR 14139,90
Semester Tuition Fees AUD 11000 EUR 7151,22

Tuition Fees cover: Application processing and enrolment
Pre-departure information
Staff welcome at Adelaide Airport
Orientation program
Uniform hire (option to buy at additional cost)
All tuition costs
Student reports
Student support and counselling services
Subject and careers counselling
Ongoing English language support
School Camps
24 Hour Emergency Contact

Non-Tuition Fees

Annual Enrollment Fee AUD 800 EUR 520,09
Annual Guardianship Fee AUD EUR -
Annual OSHC Fee (mandatory) AUD 529 EUR 343,91
Homestay Fees per week AUD 330 EUR 214,54
International Baccalaureate Year 11/12 AUD 0 EUR 0,00

Additional Fees: Homestay Bond - $1,000 (refundable at end of period of study if approved)
Annual Resources - $1,000
Airport Collection - $125
School uniform allowance if not hiring - $1,200 (includes winter, summer and sports uniforms)

Fees information available online: www.woodcroft.sa.edu.au/international/useful-links/#tabs-menu-pages

Comment Fees: Fees DO NOT include travel expenses to and from Australia or visa costs. Students will need to bring their own laptop. Some additional costs may be incurred for excursions. Homestay fees include all meals.

Please calculate additional costs for
Airfare approx. Euro 1400 to Euro 1700
Visa approx. Euro 350
Pocket money approx. Euro 200 to 250/month
If applicable additional health/accident/third part liability insurance

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