Frequently asked questions
About our school
Some of the frequently asked questions are listed here if they don't answer your questions please contact us.
What is NSW School of Languages?
NSW School of Languages is a NSW Department of Education School. We are a single-course provider for NSW and ACT students enrolled in Years 9 to 12 government and non-government schools who need to study a language via distance education.
Who can apply?
Applications can be submitted for students whose home school cannot provide a specific language course. The home school can apply for single course access via Distance Education and supervise the student's learning. Go to the Enrolment page for more details.
How to apply?
Go to the Enrolment page and read the important enrolment information. Download the application form corresponding to the course required. All single course applications must come from the Principal at the student's home school. Applications should be submitted through the home school by the due date.
When to apply?
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible, from the beginning of Term 3 until the second week of November to ensure a timely start date.
What are the operating hours?
NSW School of Languages is open from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm on weekdays (except school holidays and public holidays). We follow the prescribed term and holiday dates for NSW government schools as required by the DoE.
How are the lessons conducted?
Students follow a course schedule with all lessons accessed online via NSW School of Language’s online platform. Students participate in weekly online speaking lessons with their teacher. These lessons are mandatory. Students are invited to attend lesson days at NSW School of Languages once per term.
How do students access online materials?
Each student will use their Department of Education email to access course material. Non-government school students will be provided with a Department of Education email. All communication and course work will be via this email. It is essential students monitor this email.
A username and password, along with step by step instructions on how to access their online materials, are sent to students via email from their teacher.