Amity College Australia Limited – Cricos Number 03404M

Amity College provides a high quality education for girls and boys in Years K-12.

As an independent, non-denominational school we welcome all students from many different cultures and endeavour to offer subjects and co-curricular activities that cover the widest range of interests and capabilities.

Amity College has a warm, caring, safe and a homely environment for your child’s education in their first steps of Kindergarten to their last steps moving forward into the world of success at university. Amity College caters for all learners and all needs at various stages of their school life.

The Governing Authority of Amity College is the Amity College Australia Limited. Amity College opened its doors in 1996. Amity College currently caters for students in Kindergarten to year 12. It is also further sectioned as Primary School, Girls High School and Boys High School. Amity College main campus is located in Prestons.

Amity College is an approved school under the Accreditation of Non-State Schools Act, 2001 and the Education Services For Overseas Students Act (ESOS), 2000. Amity College is bound by the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007 under its registration on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). The CRICOS Provider Code is 03404M.

Amity College offers the following courses for overseas students:

CRICOS Code Location Course Code Course Name Course Level
03404M Auburn, Illawarra, Prestons Campuses 085642G Primary: Kindergarten to Year 6 Primary School Studies
03404M Prestons Campus 085643F Junior Secondary: Year  7 to Year 10 Junior Secondary Studies
03404M Prestons Campus 085644E Senior Secondary: Year 11 to Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education

Please refer to Amity College International Students’ Handbook for information about the school, the School Enrolment process, Policies and Procedures relating to overseas students and some information about living in Sydney.

Please contact International Student Coordinator via e-mail [email protected] to find out year level availability. Please fill out the necessary forms for application once you have confirmation of availability.

IDAT International Diagnostics and Admissions Exam

IDAT is an international exam designed for high school students. The IDAT tests English and ESL, Mathematics, Logic, and global knowledge for which students can study and prepare for.

Amity College accepts IDAT as its primary entrance exam for international applications.

More information about IDAT, how to book and how to prepare can be found here :

All international applications need to have a minimum of 70% from each band to be accepted to Amity College. A score of 80% or more in the English section is required for the Year 10 applications, and a score of 90% or more for Year 11-12 applications.

Entry Language Requirements

To gain entry into Amity College applicants need to meet the English Language requirements for the course they are applying for.

They are exempt from providing evidence of English language proficiency with their visa application if they fall into one of the following categories:

* Applicants who have completed at least five years of study in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa or the Republic of Ireland
* Citizens and passport holders of the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland

Which Language Tests are accepted?

There are six English language tests accepted for international student applications at Amity College:

  • IDAT – International Diagnostics and Admissions Test (*)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet-based test (paper-based test is accepted from limited countries)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
  • Occupational English Test (OET)

(*)Amity College is an IDAT partner, and accepts IDAT as its primary admissions exam for international students.

Minimum required English levels to be accepted to Amity College are as follows:

English for Primary and High School Preparation

Students who cannot provide a satisfactory English Language test result as outlined above can be given a conditional offer of place if they have 60% or more overall average at IDAT test.

Students with unsatisfactory English scores need to complete 10 Weeks of intensive EHSP or EPSP per 0.5 point IELTS equivalent or 20 Weeks or 1.0 point of IELTS equivalent.

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