All courses are studied on site at Norwest Christian College, Riverstone, Australia. Students in Years 7 to 12 receive a student handbook at the beginning of each school year which contains information about assessments for that year.
Additional information about course content can be obtained from the Board of Studies website.
Primary - Kindergarten to Year 6 (Course Code 041239D)
This is a 7 year course for students aged from 5 years.
Secondary - Years 7 to 10 (Course Code 041240M)
Secondary consists of 2 stages - Stage 4 and Stage 5. Stage 4 contains mandatory curriculum covering all learning areas. Stage 5 includes elective subjects and upon successful completion, students may be awarded the NSW Record of School Achievement (RoSA).
Senior - Years 11 and 12 (Course Code 041241K)
The Senior years consists of a 2 year course - Year 11 Preliminary and Year 12 HSC - and upon successful completion, students may be awarded the NSW Higher School Certificate.
Entry Criteria for Years 7 to 12
International students are required to demonstrate English language proficiency for admission and continuation into Years 7 to 12 at Norwest Christian College. The results from the Academic and General International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) and equivalent English examinations are used in conjunction with school reports to determine the readiness of students for Year 7 to 12 courses.
Minimum English Proficiency Scores
|Year||IELTS||Minimum result in all Bands|
|7||General Test Score||5.0|
|8||General Test Score||5.5|
|9||General Test Score||6.0|
|10||Academic Test Score||5.0|
|11||Academic Test Score||5.5|
|12||Academic Test Score||6.0|