English as a second language


If your child has English as an additional language, there is a range of support available to ensure they can access the curriculum.

This support includes:

  • intensive English programs for newly-arrived migrant children and children who are refugees or seeking asylum
  • English as a second language classes in schools for children transitioning from intensive English programs or children who are in maintream school and English is not their first language
  • English as a second language for Aboriginal students.

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Last updated: 14 September 2018

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