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Secondary students (aged 12-18 years) can attend our intensive full-time English program for new arrivals to Australia. Secondary programs are available at the Braybrook or Wyndham locations.

What are the benefits of the WELS program?

  • Intensive full-time English language instruction (5 days per week)
  • Small classes in which all students are English language learners
  • Low-anxiety environment that builds confidence
  • Multicultural Education Aides are available at each site to interpret and work with students
  • Language and Literacy Support program for students who require additional support with reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Opportunities for students to develop confidence, teamwork, independence, resilience and decision-making skills through camps and extra-curricular activities
  • Link students to services and programs in the local community

What do students learn and do?

  • Essential literacy skills across the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • English survival skills to participate successfully in the classroom and society
  • Strategies to help students learn and work independently
  • The language and concepts of mathematics, with links to content from the Victorian Curriculum F-10
  • Extra-curricular activities such as art, physical education and music
  • Computer skills and internet safety using Information and Communication Technologies

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