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

Published on March 20, 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 would be on Saturday 13th June 2020 (to be confirmed due to COVID-19 pandemic) 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.

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 our ICP Selective Entrance Examination, which is set on Saturday 28th March 2020 at the University of Melbourne.

ICP Exam – When & Where?

ICP Exam Date: due to increasing number of people getting infected with COVID-19, our scheduled exam on 28th March 2020 will be postponed until further notice.
ICP Exam Venue: The Wilson Hall inside The University of Melbourne (Parkville).

Where is The Wilson Hall located?

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 at Melbourne University on that day?

A placement exam  is set on Saturday 18th April 2020 at Flemington Campus between 9.30AM and 12.00PM for students who cannot take the ICP exam at the University of Melbourne on 28th March 2020. It will cost $10 extra.

ICP classes – When & Where?

ICP classes will be conducted at one of the following campuses: (Click on ‘campus’ below for Google Map)
Clayton campus – SATURDAY (1.00-4.00). Course length: (25/4 – 6/6).
Flemington Campus – SUNDAY (10.00-1.00). Course length: (26/4 – 7/6).
Flemington Campus – SUNDAY (1.30-4.30). Course length: (26/4 – 7/6).
St Albans Campus – SUNDAY (1.00-4.00). Course length: (26/4 – 7/6).

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”. Tax invoice and Exam Info will be emailed to you by 21st March 2020.

Payment by cash or cheque can be made at one of the following campuses:

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 close:  by 5PM on 20th March 2020 for sitting the exam on 28th March 2020. Closing date for replacement exam on 18th April 2020 is by 5PM on 9th April  2020.

Important Dates:
  • Year 9 Entrance Examination into Melbourne High & Mac Robertson Girls’ High would be set on 13/06/2020 (to be confirmed).
  • Registration close by Friday 08/05/2020 (to be confirmed).
  • 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)