8. English as an Additional Language

Halcyon represents 40 nationalities in our community and a host of different languages are spoken throughout our school. This cultural diversity makes for a vibrant and exciting environment in which our young people can grow and develop.

If the applicant’s English language skills are not proficient to access the mainstream curriculum, Halcyon provides an English Plus support programme. The programme will meet the needs of students who

a. have at least a working proficiency in English; and
b. can be expected to exit the English Plus programme, and enjoy success in a first-language English class, within 12 – 18 months of enrolment.

Halcyon8. English as an Additional Language