What Sets Us Apart

Your child’s education is a vital investment in their future. With over 94% of our 2018 graduates engaging in further studies or a career, you can be confident ET Australia Secondary College will equip your child with the skills to be successful in employment and/or further studies.

A Safe and Supportive Learning Environment

With a no bullying policy enforced by teachers, a student learning support network, literacy and numeracy action plans for each student and individual student pathway plans ensuring each student who graduates is professionally guided towards a career in the workforce or further study, your child will not slip through the cracks at ET Australia Secondary College.

A Student Focused NESA Approved Curriculum

With an academic focus on literacy, numeracy and work ethic, students enjoy learning the fundamentals of Mathematics, English and Science taught alongside the subjects of Languages, Technology, PDHPE and Creative Arts. Each student has access to text books, work books and a College iPad for each student in class to support their learning requirements.

Highly Qualified Teaching and Support Staff 

Our highly experienced and well regarded teaching team have worked in a number of different educational settings all over the world. Our teachers deliver quality and specialised teaching across all key learning areas. Together with teacher assistants in every class, our team draw out the best academic results possible for your child.

Students are Treated as Individuals

We empower students with a balance of freedom and responsibility. The school is more like a contemporary workplace – everyone, teachers and students alike, are known to each other on a first name basis, students don’t wear school uniforms, there is no homework, our students are young adults and we work harmoniously with them focusing on teaching and learning.

Our Learning Support Network

Provides our students with one on one tailored learning opportunities delivered alongside classroom teaching with a dedicated learning intervention teacher. Our students can also engage in free after school tutoring with their teacher which we hold at the college in a safe and supportive after school environment giving students the opportunity to catch up.

Access to School Scholarships for Students

ET Australia Secondary College awards a number of scholarships to school students attending the College. Scholarships are awarded to students due to financial hardship and can cover up to half of a student’s annual school fees. Scholarship applications are a relatively simple process, and the majority of scholarship applications are successful.

One School Fee Covers Everything

School fees at ET Australia Secondary College are all inclusive – textbooks, workbooks, stationery, school locker, an Apple iPad for each student, excursions, sporting fees, on-site youth support services and after school tutoring – all included. The school fee is packed full of added value reducing the stress on your hip pocket. Download the Info Pack for a full list of inclusions

Preparation For The Real World

ET Australia Secondary College is focused on equipping students with the skills to be successful in school and after school. Many of our students go on to complete their Higher School Certificate (HSC) at the college, while other students choose to enrol in adult training courses and/or start their professional career by gaining employment.

Year 7 to 10 Curriculum

ET Australia Secondary College (ETASC) delivers a NSW Education Standards Authority approved curriculum for Year 7 to 10 students. We focus on a blend of academic and practical education opportunities.

Core Curriculum for Years 7 and 8

 Core Curriculum for Years 9 and 10 

English
Mathematics
Human Society and its Environment
Science
Personal Development Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
Mandatory Technology
Creative Arts
* French

*Year 8 Only

Gifted and Talented Program

ETASC’s Gifted and Talented Program aims to develop students’ skills in a real-world context. This advances their creative, critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities, and the ability to transfer their knowledge and skills across curriculum areas. With direction and support, students follow a diverse program of enrichment opportunities that accommodate individual learning needs to develop their natural abilities.

Year 7 to 10 College Handbook

ETASC’s Year 7 to 10 College Handbook is a collection of important policy information most applicable to students. The handbook also provides parents/carers with all the information they need to know about sending their child to ETASC in Years 7 to 10.

Year 7 to 10 Campus Location

ETASC’s Year 7 to 10 campus is located in a purpose-built educational facility within the Imperial Centre in the heart of Gosford CBD, 300 metres from Gosford Train Station.

Year 7 to 10 Facilities

We offer a smaller, personalised learning environment for our Year 7 to 10 students to excel.

Modern Classrooms
for Students to Excel

Science Labs

Breakout Areas and
Computer Lab

Food Technology and
Music Rooms

Knowledge Hub (School Library)

School Hall

Year 11 and 12 Curriculum

ETASC offers six NESA approved HSC subjects to Year 11 and Year 12 Students. The subjects have been selected to complement subjects undertaken in Year 9 and Year 10 to provide continuity in a range of interest areas. Every subject will contribute to the achievement of an ATAR and the HSC.

Core Curriculum for Years 11 and 12

Standard English – Mandatory Modern History
Standard Mathematics Business Studies
Biology Personal Development Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)

Student Pathway Plan

ETASC students are assisted and guided to explore pathways to further education, employment or support networks to ensure their future success.

Beginning in Year 7, students are able to regularly discuss their desired career aspirations with the Student Development Coordinator, School Administration Officer and College Principal.

These meetings help determine a student’s pathway to their desired career, providing insight into what training and qualifications they require to be career ready.

Year 11 and 12 College Handbook

ETASC’s Year 11 and 12 College Handbook is a collection of important policy information most applicable to students who are studying to receive an ATAR and HSC. The handbook also provides parents/carers with all the information they need to know about sending their child to ETASC in Years 11 and 12.

Year 11 and 12 Campus Location

ETASC’s Year 11 and Year 12 campus is located at 125 Donnison Street, Gosford. ET Australia’s Adult Training College occupies the ground floor of this building and the first floor has been transformed into a Year 11 and 12 school campus, 500 metres from Gosford Train Station.

Year 11 and 12 Facilities

Year 11 and 12 students enjoy a modern learning environment to excel in.

Modern Classrooms
for Students to Excel

Science Labs

Breakout Areas and
Computer Lab

Student Kitchen
Facilities

  • Cailyn stays behind on a Tuesday and Thursday each week to take advantage of the free after school tuition on offer from ETASC, it's really brought her along in both her English and Maths studies.

    Alana, Mother of Cailyn
  • They are both doing extension classes, which is fantastic as they get that extra attention.

    Leah, Mother of Rhona and Luke
  • At ETASC, she doesn't have any problems with bullying, all the kids just seem to fit together.

    Amanda, Mother of Peyton
  • Once I pay my fee upfront, I don't have to pay anything extra. All the technology she needs is in the classrooms.

    Alana, Mother of Cailyn
  • ETASC having, and enforcing their anti-bullying policy was a really big thing for us.

    Daniel, Father of Joshua

Enrolment Information

If you think ET Australia Secondary College may be the right school for your child and you’d like more information, please click on ‘Enquire Now’ and our Assistant Principal will contact you in the next 24 hours.

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