Overseas Enrolment Documents

English Language Requirement

Students with limited English skills are required to undertake an independent language assessment to assess their readiness for enrolment at APGS such as ASEAS www.aeas.com.au (Years 7-10) or IELTS www.ielts.com.au (Year 11 & 12)

Some students may be required to attend an Intensive English Language Course with an external provider such as The Sydney College of English https://www.sce.edu.au/ prior to application.

APGS requires at least:

High grade Intermediate Standard English for Year 7-8 students,

High grade Upper Intermediate English for Year 9-10

and Advanced English for Years 11-12 (IELTS 6). 

Online Application

To apply for enrolment into APGS you must submit an Online Application Form

Course Requirements

  • Record of School Achievement (RoSA): Years 7-10 (4 years)
  • Higher School Certificate (HSC): Years 11-12 (2 years)



Overseas students are required to pay a minimum of 50% of their total tuition fees.


Pre-enrolment Fees

  • Application Fee: $250 (This fee covers administration costs associated with processing the application and reserving a place for audition. This fee is non-refundable and is inclusive of GST).
  • Audition Fee - $115 (This fee covers staffing and administration costs associated with the audition process. This fee is due prior to audition day and is not refundable). 

  • Enrolment Fee - $1,500 (This fee when paid confirms acceptance of the offer of a place in the nominated year group at the school. This fee is not refundable.)


Supplementary Fees

  • Annual Learning Resource Fee: $440 (Fees charged to cover costs of learning materials, resources and technology.)
  • Annual Performing Arts Fee - $720 (Fees charged to cover costs of productions, workshops and external events.)
  • Year 11 and 12 - $740 for annual learning fee 
  • Year 11 and 12 - $360 for annual performing arts fee 
  • Year 12 HSC Fee - $1,220 

Tax Deductible Donations

It is hoped that all families will support the ongoing development of the school through the contribution of tax-deductible donations to the Building Fund or Scholarship Fund. These contributions are especially appreciated and essential for the future of the school.

Overseas Student Tuition Fees

The Australian Performing Arts Grammar School is registered by the NSW Board of Studies to accept overseas students (CRICOS Provider Code: 02647M). The Australian Government classifies an overseas student who is neither an Australian citizen nor one who holds an Australian Residency Visa, and who attends an Australian school, as an ‘Overseas Full Fee Paying Student’.  


2022 Overseas Students Tuition Fees


Per Term

Per Annum

Years 7 and 8

$ 4,740

$ 18,960

Years 9 and 10

$ 5,030

$ 20,120

Year 11

$ 5,300

$ 21,200

Year 12

$ 7,067 (3 Terms)

$ 21,201









Please click here for the Uniform price list.

Textbook Cost

Students will be required to purchase selected textbooks for each year of their study. The cost will vary depending on the subjects chosen and the recommended textbooks.

Further Information

Fees are payable as per the Conditions of Enrolment. A student will not be able to start a new term whilst fees from the previous term remain outstanding. Tuition fees may be made by EFT, cheque, cash or credit card (3% surcharge). Please contact the Accounts Department regarding any queries related to fees: (02) 9518 5123.

No receipts are issued unless specifically requested. Payments received after the due date will incur late fees of 10%. The School reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings to recover outstanding fees after due procedures have been followed. In the event that outstanding fees remain unsettled, the student’s enrolment may be terminated.

The Schedule of Fees does not include the following:

School uniform; private music lessons; textbook and stationery costs; excursions; or, any costs associated with distance education or external programs such as SDEHS, Open High School, TAFE etc.  

If a student is withdrawn from the School one full term’s notice in writing must be given to the Principal. The notice must be given no later than one week prior to the end of the proceeding term. If the required notice is not provided, Parents and/or Guardians will be required to pay fees for one term in advance. The date of application for withdrawal will be as per the date of submission of the official APGS Withdrawal Form. Please refer to the Conditions of Enrolment for further information. 

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