Study at primary school

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Primary school

Our primary school program gives young students a positive start to their early development and learning. 

All students from a non-English speaking background receive specialist English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) lessons so they can fully participate in classroom and extracurricular activities. 

Primary school provides a strong foundation for future study and the support students need to become accustomed to our Queensland school routine.

Primary school age students must live with a parent, approved relative or legal custodian for the duration of their study.

Program length: One semester to seven years

Age range: 6 to 11 years

School year: Prep to Year 6

Program entry: At the beginning of any school term (January, April, July, October). Note that entry in Term 3 or 4 (July or October) of Year 6 is subject to school approval due to end of year exams

Entry requirements: For details of age, academic and English language proficiency requirements, refer to Entry Requirements.

Fees: Refer to our Fee Schedule

CRICOS course code: 082519A

Apply now

If you are ready to apply for an EQI program, there are three options:

  1. Apply online - Applying online is fast and secure and can be done at any time of the day or night. There is no application fee to apply online.
  2. Or, complete the EQI International Student Application Form (PDF, 489KB) and return it to EQI by email to EQInternational@qed.qld.gov.au.
  3. Or, Find an Agent who will help you select the right study program and complete the application process for you.
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Last reviewed 18 May 2016
Last updated 19 February 2020