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School delivered differently

Thanks to digital technology, school is no longer constrained by four walls. The school of tomorrow is here today. And it’s online.

ACC’s Online School is a legitimate option with qualified teacher support, registered curriculum and university pathways.

Our team of university-qualified and experienced teachers stretch, challenge and grow our students’ academic abilities using technology solutions from the likes of Google for Education, Apple and Khan Academy.

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    Pro Wakeboarder Mikayo learns online




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ONLINE EXPERIENCES

It’s school but not as you know it

Online School is a new phenomena in Australia. Students ‘attend’ classes online, away from the school campus.

This online mode of school offers students a truly unique alternative to the regular school campus experience.

This option has proven popular. The Australian Christian College Group is the largest independent online school in Australia.

Online students work with their peers throughout New South Wales, sharing their opinions and reflecting on what they have learned in class discussions. They complete assessment tasks appropriate to the subjects, including exams, essays and multimedia projects.

Students also have the opportunity to build friendships with students their age and discuss common interests outside of school. The online student community is vibrant, active and positive with lots of talk on things like computer games, sports, TV shows, movies, books and much more.

LEARNING SCHEDULE

Learn from anywhere at anytime

With online school, students can learn at anytime from anywhere. It’s portable, flexible and affordable.

Online learning allows a student to progress at their own pace within a term. No more being forced to move forward in a topic before understanding it nor being held back when other students don’t understand something. Students can learn online at their own pace and at a time of day that suits.

Having said that, students cannot fall behind. They’re required to submit work following the due dates in their assessment schedule - just the same as regular school.

Our modular online courses allow you to learn when the time is right for you. Believe it or not, the most popular time for our students to learn is on Sunday afternoon. Over one third of our students start learning before 7:00AM and one third of our students start learning after 7:00PM.

TEACHING TEAM

We're creating a truly authentic Christian Teaching Team

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ONLINE STUDENTS

Online students are diverse

Online students are very diverse because online school suits a wide variety of learners.

Some students thrive online as they escape frustrations with distractions, commuting times, unstable friendships and wasted time during school hours. Others have survived bullying and appreciate the respite online school provides. Students with learning disabilities such as ADHD, auditory processing problems, autism and dyslexia benefit from the self-paced nature of online school. Some have chosen online while pursuing a sporting or performing arts career. Anxiety is, sadly, on the rise. Anxiety levels drop when learning online from home. Students who live in remote areas often don’t have many local schools and boarding school is expensive. Online school provides a legitimate option to these isolated families.

Regardless of your situation, you will appreciate the support provided by a qualified teaching team and the ready-made learning program available through Australian Christian College’s Online School.

Hear from some of our online students

Online School suits a diversity of students. Watch a small selection of our students tell their stories in these 5 videos.

ONLINE COURSES

Modelled on university online learning courses

We started by modelling our Online School after universities that provide online learning for their students. If you’re familiar with how universities do online learning you will be familiar with how our Online School works.

All courses have a clear starting point and end point. What we like to tell our students is that they will need to do two lessons in every subject per week to stay on track with their learning.

All courses use video content that is created by our school and also sourced from the best content providers on the internet. The students can pause, rewind and play a lesson until they understand the concept being taught. It’s like replaying school!

Online discussions provide a great opportunity for students to engage with each other. Our teachers like to ask open-ended questions so that students can think carefully about their response and also learn to appreciate other students’ point of view.



I reccomend ACC Online to any athlete trying to pursue their dreams in sport and complete school at the same time.

OLIVIA MILANO

FEE SCHEDULE

A great value education for parents who want more for their children

Distance Education students in Years 1-10 have the opportunity to learn through our online courses.

The school fee is payable annually with a small discount or in ten monthly payments.

Most textbooks are included in the school fee. We require students to purchase or loan their own novels and DVD media. There will be some other costs incurred in your technology courses depending on your choice of projects.

2019 Fee Schedule

YearsChild 1Child 2Child 3Child 4Child 5+
Years K-2$885$885$885$885$885
Years 3-6$1,475$1,475$1,475$1,475$1,475
Years 7-8$1,740$1,655$1,480$1,305$0
Years 9-10$2,010$1,910$1,710$1,510$0

Please note:

School Fees are payable as per the Fee Payment Form.

At least six term weeks notice in writing is required for withdrawal of students. Insufficient notice may result in additional fees being charged.

School fees are pro rated on a term basis.

There is no splitting of school fees across multiple payers.

Fee Estimator

Please enter the year levels of each child you are planning on enrolling:

Start date:

Students:

Number of monthly Instalments remaining this year:
Amount for each instalment: $
Totalling an amount of: $

*Excludes technology, novels/DVD media and electives (if applicable).

 

The decision to enrol your child at school is a big one

This is compounded when you're considering something new, such as online school.

To help with your decision, you might like to attend a virtual open day.




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