Aberfoyle Park High School has a long and proud tradition of academic success and provides a breadth of subject and extra curricula offerings to engage all students within a culture which embraces and encourages excellence. The school supports all students to achieve to a high standard in a safe, positive and caring environment. Innovation and creativity is valued in all programs. The school’s challenging, dynamic and relevant curriculum promotes lifelong learning and supports students to become responsible, resilient, independent critical thinkers who act ethically and confidently in their personal, career and community life.

The school’s agreed values of Respect, Care & Compassion and Honesty are central to all aspects of its work. The school community teaches and models respectful relationships, promotes care and compassion and fosters honest behaviour.

Aberfoyle Park High School is one of the largest secondary schools in South Australia and is located in the foothills of southern Adelaide within 30 minutes from Adelaide’s city centre. In this spacious location, the buildings are surrounded by multiple sports fields in a beautiful, tree-filled setting. The school is situated next to the Aberfoyle Hub Centre which provides easy public transport access as well as a range of retail, commercial, local government, religious and professional services.

Facilities: Aberfoyle Park High School is uniquely integrated with the Happy Valley Sports’ Complex, the Hub Recreation Centre and local Council library that provide our students with extensive additional sporting, gymnasium and information and research facilities.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Compulsory subjects – English, Mathematics, Health & Physical Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Personal Learning Plan, General Science, Science Choice.

Year 10 Elective subjects – Art, Child Development, Cook like a Chef, Dance, Design, Drama, Electronic Control Systems, Fashion Design, Food & Nutrition, French – Beginners, Health, Information Technology, Japanese, Legal Studies, Media, Medieval History, Metalwork, Music, Outdoor Education, Photography, Physical Education, Psychology, Spanish, Sports Studies, Tourism, Windows 2 Construction, Woodwork.

Sport: Athletics, basketball, netball, tennis, soccer, cricket, football, badminton, cross country, cycling, surfing and orienteering. Tennis Academy.

Extracurricular activities: School Music Nights, Assessment Concerts (senior students), Community Events, Choral and Band competitions (local and interstate), Cabarets and Festivals.

Special features: Ignite Program for gifted students, Learning Support Program, international students, High School Graduate Program, High School Study Abroad Program, Study Tour Program, Advanced Technology Project, Advanced Technology Industry School Pathways Program.


School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)

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