Early Bird English and Orientation (EBEO)
Welcome to St John’s Grammar School.
There is an old English saying, “the early bird gets the worm”. While other students are not sure what is happening or when they can travel, we hope to prepare our current and future St John’s Grammar students as “early birds” so you feel more confident and connected. This is why we designed the Early Bird English and Orientation (EBEO) for you.
The program runs as 90-minute weekly sessions from February 2022, with the topics that international students are mostly interested in. For example, living in Australia and Adelaide, how to overcome culture shock, Homestay and boarding houses comparison, how to speak like local, different study skills, etc.
Join our Teaser sessions in November
As an introduction to our future sessions, we invite you to take part in 3 upcoming ‘teaser’ sessions to give you a feel for what our EBEO course will cover. The course is free for our currently enrolled students, however students not yet enrolled at St John’s Grammar are welcome to take part in all 3 of our teaser sessions for $100.
The upcoming ‘teaser’ sessions are:
- 5 things you must know as a school student in Australia – Saturday 13 November 7pm (Australian Central Daylight Time – ACDT)
- 5 common culture shocks – Saturday 20 November 7pm (ACDT)
- Talk like an Aussie in 30 minutes – Saturday 27 November 7pm (ACDT)
To register for November Teaser Sessions, please complete the form below.
Why Choose Us?
St John’s Grammar is an Early Learning to Year 12 School located in the Adelaide Hills at Belair. International students are looked after by outstanding teachers, boarding assistants, host families, student leaders, students’ parents overseas and dedicated international staff who know their needs well. Students choose us because:
- International Boarding House
- Intensive language program
- 35% students achieve an ATAR 90+
- 10th most liveable city in the world
- 20 minutes to Adelaide city centre
- Care for individual needs
- Affordable tuition
To learn more about our international program at St John’s Grammar, visit our International website.
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The course is free for our currently enrolled students, however students not yet enrolled at St John’s Grammar are welcome to take part in all 3 of our teaser sessions for $100.
If you have completed the above registration for the teaser sessions but you are are not enrolled at St John’s Grammar, please make payment via our secure payment portal. Please ensure you select the event: ‘Early Bird English – $100’.