Sign in / Register


Cambrai Area School is a positive learning community, encouraging care and respect for the environment. The school offers high quality, varied and appropriate educational opportunities for learners to participate, co-operate with others and persist in seeking success in their school life.

The school values are honesty, integrity, respect and responsibility. The site caters for students from R-10, and incorporates a Child Parent Centre. Primary industries in the area include livestock, cereal, olive and turf farming. The school focuses on environmental sustainability, using opportunities offered by the 40 hectare Meldanda property. Its development has been based on four teaching areas – environmental, outdoor and Aboriginal education, and agriculture.

A self-sufficient campsite has been established powered by wind and solar energy. Students are involved in environmental projects, including Waterwatch, Frog Watch, Bat Watch, Landcare and a recycling program. Students have been very successful in the Solar Boat Challenge, representing South Australia on a number of occasions at a national level. The school has also represented the state in primary school level dance.

Facilities: Computing Room with eighteen sites, computer in the Open Access Room, four computers in the Community Library. Facilities also exist for the teaching of Art, Technical Studies, Science, Home Economics, Drama, Dance and Music.

Sport: Internal Sports Day and Splash Carnival, interschool sports competitions.

Extracurricular activities: Students are involved in many environmental projects, including Waterwatch, Frog Watch, Bat Watch, Bird Watch, Landcare, KESAB, recycling program. Middle school students have been very successful in the Solar Boat Challenge and have represented South Australia at a national level on a number of occasions. The SRC organises various activities, ranging from a crazy sunglasses competition to the Fun Run to barbecues and a disco for the Japanese students.

Welfare and personal development: Christian Pastoral Support Worker, community mentors, Student Behaviour Support Policy.

Special features: Lunchtime activities include the Chill Room (quiet activities), Wheels Day (fortnightly) and Ping-Pong Tournaments (Fortnightly).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 1 - Year 10
Fees Free (Government School)
School Search
Related Schools
News & Advice
Meriden’s new Centre for Music and Drama declared open

Schools in NSW trialling extended hours

Governor-General Presents Barker College Redbacks with Prestigious International Robotics Award

Roseville College's Learning Festival 2022

St Leonard’s College Celebrates 40 Years as an International Baccalaureate World School

Meriden’s Tildesley Tennis Triumph


Roseville College 2022-2024 Strategic Direction

A History of Jesuit Education, Growth and Progress

Developing a Growth Mindset | St Aloysius College, Victoria

Sign up to our e-news
To keep you updated .


About Us
Contact Us
Terms of Use

Call Of The Country
Education pathways for senior students
Healthy bodies, healthy minds
Preparatory Schools
Technology in Schools
Vic Education System