Unley High School, Netherby
Name: Unley High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Kitchener Street
State: South Australia
Phone: (08) 8272 1455
Fax: (08) 8373 3031
The school was established in 1910 as one of the nation's first"free high schools". It opened on the site of Unley Primary Schoolbefore moving to Kyre Avenue, Kingswood in 1915. From 1965, the schoolin its entirety has been sited in Kitchener Street, Netherby.
Unley has always been a large, comprehensive high school, with itspeak enrolment in the early 1960s when student numbers reached 2,000.Currently the enrolment is stable at approx 1,250 students with afurther 30 international students. There is a strong internationalfocus in the school and there are sister school relations with schoolsin China and Japan. Languages are very strong in the school.
Unley High School has a long and very proud history of academicachievement. Typically, its students pursue tertiary pathways.Additionally, it has always offered rich opportunities for its studentsto grow as individuals and develop their interests and skills in areasas diverse as sport, the Performing Arts, community service and studentvoice. There is a strong tradition of Prefects in the school.
Unley High School is committed to the wellbeing and success of itsstudents. It is also conscious of its role as one of Australia'sleading public high schools and it is committed to promoting thenation's current and future interests.