Birdwood High School, Birdwood

Name: Birdwood High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Shannon Street
Town: Birdwood
Postcode: 5234
State: South Australia
Region Barossa
Phone: (08) 8568 5100
Fax: (08) 8568 5222
Pupils: 681

Situated in the Adelaide Hills, Birdwood High School offers qualityteaching and learning for students from years eight to twelve. 

At Birdwood High School we strive to do our best to treat every student as an individual with unique talents, skills and educational needs. We aim to provide an educational programme where students will continue their intellectual, physical, emotional and attitudinal development in a safe, caring and challenging environment. We seek to support and facilitate each student’s progress into citizenship, society and the world of work through providing a curriculum, an environment and the support that will allow each student to identify and follow a pathway to a successful future.

There is increasing curriculum choice from Years 8 – 12. Our middle schooling curriculum is built on the South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability Framework and our Senior Schooling curriculum on the South Australian Certificate of Education framework, with a wide range of subject choices and pathways options provided.


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