Peterborough High School, Peterborough

Name: Peterborough High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Queen Street
Town: Peterborough
Postcode: 5422
State: South Australia
Region Flinders
Phone: (08) 8651 2306
Fax: (08) 8651 2835
Pupils: 127

Peterborough High Schoolhad an upgrade of its buildings in 1997. All buildings are now air-conditioned and have gas or reverse-cycleheating. There are 2 main computer rooms and other workstations locatedthroughout the school and a pod of 12 notebooks with a ratio of nearly 1 computer : 2 students, all withInternet and email access.

Feeder schools include PeterboroughPrimary, StJosephs School Peterborough, TerowieRural School and Yunta. There are 2DECS school buses running to Terowie andYongala. The school has access to a 22 seat CAP Toyota Coaster which is sharedthrough local and neighbouring schools and owns a 13 seat/wheelchair accessVariety Club Bus.

Peterborough is located in the Mid North of South Australia,250km north of Adelaide. Once a major railway town, consisting of all 3 gaugesof track, it was the crossroads of most railways in the north of the state,linking the west, east, north and south together.


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