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FAQs

1. What is the regular class size?
Class sizes vary around 26 to 30 depending on the Grade Level.

2. What nationality are the teachers?
We currently employ teachers from PNG. Australia and England.

3. What are the nationalities of students taught at KoroBoro School?
KoroBoro International School welcomes students of all nationalities and currently we have students from over 10 different countries. Our School is committed to meeting the needs of fluent English speakers who need to progress without hindrance and to meet the individual needs of students who require English language support.

5. Which students should be tested for English ability?

Students requiring modified or special English ability in an annual programme.

4. Which curricula is KoroBoro International School teaching?
KoroBoro follows the International Education Agency’s curriculum in all the IEA Schools. The program is very well acknowledged and accepted worldwide.

5. Do I have to buy stationery and textbooks for my son / daughter?
All students receive a 'stationery kit' at the start of the school year. Once this supply has been used, students are then required to purchase their own additional stationery.

6. Where can I buy the uniform?

The School Uniform gives a sense of identity and belonging and helps to create a feeling of community. The School recognises the need for a smart, recognisable and comfortable school uniform. All items of the school uniform are available for purchase at Tura Uniforms.

7. Do you have a library and computer lab?
Yes. We do. Our School has excellent facilities, including 2 libraries, 2 assembly halls, 2 canteens, 3 technology rooms, an art room, 2 music rooms, and air conditioned classrooms. We have a Wi-Fi Network School wide. Our spacious landscaped grounds include 2 swimming pools, 3 football fields and a number of play areas.

 8. Who prepares the food for the canteen?

The school canteen is operated by a Private Enterprise who prepares the food - parents and students buy and/or place orders daily. Lenny’s Café has been at KoroBoro school for over 20 years!

 9. What Afterschool and Saturday activities do you have ?

 We provide Afterschool care from 3pm – 5pm Monday – Friday and Saturday activities – Inter-schools’ soccer, swimming, netball, cricket, touch footy competitions and Family Fun Days to name a few.

 10. What is the cost for the KoroBoro School Bus Service?

KoroBoro aims to provide a safe and reliable School Bus Service using appropriate transport vehicles for the purpose of picking up and dropping off school students on designated operational routes determined by the school. The fee charged is reviewed each year by the School Board.

11. Are students supervised on buses?
Every bus has an assistant as well as a qualified Class 6 bus driver. They are responsible for ensuring students, get on and get off the buses safely. We also have trackers on each bus, dash cams and duress buttons. Every bus driver has a mobile phone too.

12. What subjects have specialist teachers in the School?

KoroBoro has specialist teachers for Music, Dance, Physical Education, Swimming, ICT & Visual Arts, and Library.

 13. What age can students begin school at KoroBoro School?

KoroBoro International School provides a program for boys and girls from Kindergarten (3 year olds) to Grade 6.

 15.What Year Levels participate in School Camps?

The school has an annual Camp for Grade 6 to Australia and grade levels arranged curriculum excursions as the curriculum dictates each year. Grade 2 are involved in a “sleep-over” in Term 4.

16. Are there KoroBoro Sports Teams and in what sports?

KoroBoro has strong participation in Inter-School sports - Swimming, Netball, Cross country, Athletics and International Tournaments – Soccer, Netball and Swimming.

 17. What qualification and training do the Teacher have?

All KoroBoro employed teachers go through a rigours hiring process. They must complete a Police Check, be registered teacher with the Department of Education and or have been through the IEA Induction program. All teachers will be Bachelor of Education certified by 2025. Most teachers are already have this qualification.

18. Do you have programmes for transition to Secondary School?

KoroBoro has a direct pathway into the IEA Secondary School – POMIS. Our students get priority enrolment into POMIS, if they have been at KoroBoro for more than 4 years or longer. They do not have to sit a pre- assessment exam if they are KoroBoro students.