Why should I apply to St. Stephens

Saint Stephens College

Have a unique high school experience on Australia's sunny Gold Coast!



locationCoomera, Gold Coast, East Coast Australia (1h south of Brisbane)
School levelKindergarten, primary and secondary level (1st - 12th school year) including language courses and university preparation.
Contents / subjectsAccounting, Ancient History, Biological Science, Chemistry, Drama, Economics, English, English Communication, English Extension - Literature, English for ESL Learners, English as a Second Language, External Languages, Film, Television and New Media, Geography, Graphics, Information Processing and Technology, Japanese, Legal Studies, Mathematics A - C, Pre-Vocational Mathematics, Modern History, Music, Music Extension (Composition / Musicology / Performance), Physical Education, Physics, Spanish, Visual Art
Total number of students 1295
Number of international students 75
AccreditationPrivate school for girls and boys,
school yearEnd of January to end of November (flexible entry is possible, however)
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English requirementnone, in addition to school lessons, there is English support for homework
School fees for half a yearKindergarten to 6th grade approx. CHF 7,225, 7-10 Class approx. CHF 7,815, 11.-12. 1st class approx. CHF 8,007.-
School fees for a whole yearKindergarten up to 6th grade approx. CHF 14,450, 7-10 Class approx. CHF 15,630, 11.-12. 1st class approx. CHF 16'014.-
Accommodation homestay including foodapprox. CHF 830 .- / month
Health insuranceapprox. CHF 300 / year


Location: Saint Stephens College is located on the Gold Coast, approx. 1 hour's drive south of Brisbane, right next to several entertainment parks such as Dreamworld, WaterWorld, Warner Brother's Movie World, Outback Australia etc.

Climate: Brisbane is characterized by a subtropical climate with warm to hot temperatures almost all year round. In summer (December to February) the maximum temperatures are around 30 ° C on average. Most of the precipitation falls in summer, which sometimes also brings thunderstorms and occasionally floods. Summer is also the season with the highest humidity in Brisbane. Winter is usually dry and mild. Most winter days are sunny with average temperatures of around 17 ° C.

Winter sports: Hockey, netball, rugby, soccer, tennis, volleyball, rowing

Summer sports: Basketball, cricket, softball, tennis, touch football, rowing, water polo, social sports, equestrian

In addition, in the school years 8-12 there is rowing, equestrian sports, aerobics, gymnastics, swimming, cross country, athletics, golf and surfing.

Performing arts: After School Art, Winter Art School, Dance Tuition, Musicals, Speech and Drama / Effective Communication, Theatralis

Music: Instrumental and Vocal Tuition, Brass Tuition, Funk Band and Jazz Combo, Junior Concert Band, Junior Stage Band, Senior Concert Band, Senior Stage Band, Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Battle of the Bands, Outlets for Performance

Clubs: Amnesty International, Drama Club, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Interact Club, Journalist Club, Nimble Fingers Club, Readers Cup, R.A.W. - Readers and Writers Club, Robotics Club, Science Club, Debating, Public Speaking.


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