Adelaide Secondary School of English

Adelaide Secondary School of English

Adelaide Secondary School of English (ASSOE)

School facilities and resources

ASSOE is co-located with Croydon High School and shares the following facilities:

  • Extensive ESL resources
  • Gymnasium and sports fields
  • Home economics centre
  • Technology centre
  • Over 60 computers, internet access
  • Science laboratories
  • Art and drama facilities
  • After school sports centre

Strong focus areas

  • Intensive English Language Course
  • Resource and Activity Based Learning
  • Student Support

Special interest programs

  • Active8 - state youth development program


  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Other languages available by negotiation through the School of Languages

Student support services

  • ESL support
  • International student focus person
  • School counsellor
  • Bilingual school support officers
  • Transition to High School Program

Recent school awards and achievements

  • Development of Australian Middle School English (AMSE) curriculum materials

Sporting activities

  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Co-curricular opportunities

Industry and training partnerships

  • ASSOE works in partnership providing the ISEC programs to international students attending other government schools in the Western International Schools Consortium (WISC). These include Henley, Underdale, Woodville and Croydon High Schools

Community alliances

  • Charles Sturt City Council - community youth program
  • Mercedes College - community studies program
  • Migrant Resource Centre -youth support programs

International programs

  • Intensive Secondary English Course
  • High School Program
  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours
  • Summer Vacation English and Cultural Program
  • Australian Middle School English (AMSE) Program

Adelaide Secondary School of English (ASSOE) provides intensive English programs for students from non-English speaking backgrounds. English is taught through a range of subjects including English as a Second Language (ESL), Society
and Environment, Mathematics, Science, Health and Physical Education.

Students are given the opportunity to settle into Australian society before their transition to mainstream high schools. The school is located approximately 5 kilometres west of the city of Adelaide. The central location enables students requiring an intensive English program to travel from all over Adelaide to attend the school.



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