Stages of schooling for international students

There are three stages of schooling in the Northern Territory (NT):

  • primary school (Transition to Year 6)
  • middle school (Year 7 to Year 9)
  • senior high school (Year 10 to Year 12)

If students do not need intensive English assistance, they may enrol at any NT Government school that has capacity.

Read more about English as a second language.

Primary school (Transition to Year 6)

Your child can study in a government primary school from Transition to Year 6.

The Australian curriculum develops the knowledge, attitudes, skills and processes that promote children's learning and development and prepare them for further schooling.

Go to the education directory for details of primary schools in the NT.

Read more about the primary school curriculum.

The CRICOS Course Code for primary school is 058742E.

Middle school (Year 7 to Year 9)

In the Northern Territory, the middle years of schooling are Years 7 to 9.

Go to the education directory for details of middle schools in the NT.

Read more about the middle school curriculum.

The CRICOS Course Code for middle school is 058743D.

Senior school (Year 10 to Year 12)

Children in the senior years of schooling receive a quality education to promote and enhance their intellectual, personal and social development.

Go to the education directory for details of senior schools in the NT.

Read more about the secondary school curriculum.

The CRICOS Course Code for senior school is 058744C.

Last updated: 27 June 2017