ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is offered at all levels, taught by Mr Lance Talstra. MrTalstra is an experienced teacher with specialist ESOL qualifications.
Year 9 and 10 students are withdrawn from regular classes, usually three hours each week.
Year 11, 12 and 13 students usually have a full 'line' of four hours ESOL per week
Emphasis is on vocabulary acquisition, grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening. IELTS preparation is also offered for senior students.
The ESOL department is well-resourced with sets of English texts, a library of graded English texts, computers, projector and sound system.
ESOL tuition is included at no extra cost to qualifying students.