International admissions

Throughout its long history Shelford has enjoyed an excellent reputation for outstanding academic achievement and a wide range of extra curricular activities.

Throughout its long history Shelford has enjoyed an excellent reputation for outstanding academic achievement. In 2020, the Dux of the School scored an ATAR of 99.5. Other key results include:

  • 3% of our students received an ATAR over 98.
  • 24% of our students received an ATAR over 95.
  • 41% of our students received an ATAR over 90.
  • 68% of our students received ATAR scores above 80 placing them in the top 20% of students across Australia.

For the 20th consecutive year, 100% of Shelford students received a first-round tertiary offer.

Our curriculum is innovative and engaging with a broad range of subject offerings. In addition, we offer many extracurricular activities at Shelford. We have activities specially designed for our international students, including International Students Camp, one day excursions and onsite wellbeing programs. 

Care for student wellbeing is central to all that we do. At Shelford, we have a dedicated and caring team to look after our international students’ wellbeing, including a Head of Student Wellbeing, International Student Coordinator, Year Level Coordinators and EAL Support Staff. A central point of contact with families, the International Student Coordinator oversees academic progress, accommodation and pastoral care requirements of our international students. EAL support staff are available in the Junior and Senior Schools to assist international students with the improvement of English and completion of school work.

We offer a limited number of places to international students each year, from Prep-Year 11. School reports may be required and all students seeking enrolment will be interviewed.

For information about enrolling your daughter at Shelford please contact the Admissions Office:

Telephone:+61 3 9524 7413 
Fax: +61 3 9524 7444
Address: 3 Hood Crescent Caulfield VICTORIA 3161 AUSTRALIA
Email: mdesousa@shelford.vic.edu.au

Watch the video above to find out more about Shelford. You can also download our Chinese language prospectus.