ICP for entry Melbourne High, Mac Robertson Gilrs, Cory High, Nossal High, John Monash Scienc in 2021

Published on May 1, 2020

Year 9 Selective Entrance Examination for entry Melbourne High, Mac Robertson Girls, Nossal High & Cory High school in 2021

The Year 9 Selective Entrance Examination date for entry Melbourne High, Mac Robertson Girls’ High, Nossal High and Suzanne Cory High is rescheduled to  Saturday 19th September 2020 at Melbourne Show Grounds in Flemington. Melbourne High school takes 308 boys, Mac Robertson Girls’ High takes 225 girls, Nossal High (Berwick) and Suzanne Cory (Werribee) each will take up to 200 boys and girls. All current Year 8 students (Australian citizens or residents only) are eligible to register Year 9 selective entrance examination. Students will be tested on Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension and Essay Writing (it could be Persuasive or Creative essay) within three hours. These tests are not neccessarily based on curriculum.

Current Year 9 students can register for Year 10 Selective Entrance Examination to gain entry at John Monash Science school and the four selective schools above. The Year 10 entrance exam date is set by each school, hence the exam date will be different. To find out the exam date set by each school, please follow the school links on the next paragraph.


This course is aimed at helping students to gain entry into Melbourne High, Mac Robertson Girls’ High, Nossal High, Suzanne Cory High and John Monash Science schools. Our Intensive Coaching Program (ICP) is conducted once a year from the begining of Term 2 in April. Due to COVID-19, the ICP this year is delayed to 16th May 2020.

How to join the ICP?

Students who are currently in Year 7, 8 and 9 level can attend the ICP course. Prior to joining the ICP course, all students are required to sit the ICP Selective Entrance Examination online, which is set on Saturday 9th May 2020 via Zoom. Placement exam can be arranged on a different date to suit your time with  $10 extra.

ICP Exam – When & Where? (Due to COVID-19, ICP exam is now conducted online from your home)

ICP Exam Date: due to COVID-19, the ICP exam is now conducted online on 9th May 2020 via Zoom. Parents can request for their child to sit exam on a different date with $10 extra.
ICP Exam Venue: The Wilson Hall inside The University of Melbourne (Parkville). Due to COVID-19, the ICP exam this year is conducted online from your home.

Where is The Wilson Hall located? (Due to COVID-19, ICP exam is now conducted online from your home)

Wilson Hall is located at Parkville Campus. Students can get to the University of Melbourne by TRAMs. Parents can drive into the university to drop off and pick up children via Gate 10 on Grattan Street. Click here for Google Map.

What if my child could not attend the ICP Exam online on that day?

A placement exam can be arranged at a different date to suit your time. This will attract $10 extra on top of testing fee.

ICP classes – When & Where? (Due to COVID-19, all ICP classes are now conducted online)

ICP classes will be conducted at one of the following campuses: (Click on ‘campus’ below for Google Map)
Clayton campus – SATURDAY (10.00 – 1.30). Course length: (16/5 – 27/6).
Flemington Campus – SUNDAY (10.00 – 1.00). Course length: (17/5 – 28/6).
Flemington Campus – SUNDAY (1.30 – 4.30). Course length: (17/5 – 28/6).
St Albans Campus – SUNDAY (1.30 – 4.30). Course length: (17/5 – 28/6).

How to register the ICP Exam?

To be eligible to join the ICP, students are required to take the ICP Entrance Exam. The exam fee is $80. Exam registration can be made online. After submitting online registration, an instant message displays on your screen with payment instructions. Test fee can be made via netbank transfer or deposit at Commonwealth Bank of Australia. You could also send a cheque payable to “St. Vincent Institute of Education” and post it to “PO BOX 4067, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3052”.

Payment by cash or cheque can be made at one of the following campuses: (Due to COVID-19, our offices are not open until the start of Term 3-2020)

Clayton campus – SATURDAY (10.00 – 4.00)
Flemington Campus – SATURDAY (10.00 – 12.30)
Footscray Campus – SATURDAY (1.30 – 4.00)
St Albans Campus – SUNDAY (10.00 – 4.00)

Campus addresses can be found at the bottom of this page, or just click on any ‘campus’ above for interactive Google Map.

When is exam registration closed?

ICP Exam registration is closed by 15th May 2020.

Important Dates:
  • Year 9 Entrance Examination into Melbourne High & Mac Robertson Girls’ High is rescheduled on Saturday 19/09/2020.
  • Registration is extended until Friday 29/05/2020.
  • Exam Venue: Melbourne Show Grounds in Flemington.
    For further information, please contact us on (03) 9317 7999,
    or (0404) 121 929 or email info@vieonline.com.au
Flemington Primary School
Mt. Alexander Road & Padman Lane
Travancore VIC 3032
SATURDAY (10:00am - 12:30pm)
Footscray High School (old Gilmore)
298 Barkly St
Footscray VIC 3011
SATURDAY (1:30pm - 4:00pm)
Westall Secondary College
88 Rosebank Ave
Clayton South VIC 3169
SATURDAY (10:00am - 4:00pm)
St Albans Secondary College
289 Main Road East
St Albans VIC 3021
SUNDAY (10:00am - 4:00pm)
St Mark's School
92 Lilac St
Inala QLD 4077
SATURDAY (10:00am - 12:30pm)