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Primary School Program (Years P-6)

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Primary School (Years P-6) – CRICOS Course Code: 082519A

The Primary School Program is for students who want to come to Queensland to study in Prep to Year 6. Students participate in the Queensland primary school curriculum, which is taught by world-class teachers. EQI primary schools encourage a global perspective and promote a safe and friendly learning environment for all students.

Primary school students who are from a non-English speaking background also receive quality English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) support, delivered by specialist EAL/D teachers. This EAL/D support is provided to develop the student’s English language ability to allow them to fully participate in primary classes.

Every EQI school has a dedicated guidance officer and international student coordinator. Visit our Support Team page for more information.

A number of Queensland state schools are accredited to accept primary school age international students. They are offered at four great locations in Queensland.
Find an EQI Accredited Primary School.

Entry Requirements

For details of Age, Academic, and English Language Proficiency Requirements refer to Entry Requirements.


EQI primary school students must reside with a parent or close family relative,
as defined by Division 1.2 of Migration Regulations. These regulations define a close family relative as:

  • A parent or step-parent
  • An aunt or an uncle
  • A grandparent or step-grandparent

EQI will closely monitor the residency status of the close family relative to ensure continuous care and support of the student.

International Student Program Terms and Conditions

EQI’s International Student Terms and Conditions of Enrolment are currently under review.  If you have any queries about these terms and conditions, please contact the Operations Manager, International Student Programs, EQI at or phone +61 7 303 44583.

Apply for a EQI Primary School

To apply, use the following application form:
Student Application Form (PDF, 978 KB)

Translation is provided by Google for your convenience. Education Queensland International is not responsible for the accuracy of the translation. Readers should always refer to the English original as the source of information.


International Student Programs - General Enquiries

+61 7 3034 4583

+61 7 3513 5783


Education Queensland International
PO Box 15050
City East QLD 4002


Last reviewed
27 June 2016
Last updated 27 June 2016

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