Valley View Secondary School is currently lead school in the Advanced Technology Project (ATP) in the North and through involvement with Northern Area Manufacturing Industry Group (NAMIG) and the Science and Maths School program (SMS) program at University of South Australia. The school has considerable depth of experience in developing curriculum that engages students in “hands on application” of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. With the range of Government Secondary Schools within easy travelling distance, including the Roma Mitchell College the area is well served by comprehensive 8 -12 schools.

Facilities: Technology, Home Economics and Art building, Science Laboratories, Science Lecture Theatre, Resource Centre, General teaching areas for Maths, English, LOTE, Society & Environment, Media Centre, Gymnasium with stage, Weights Training room, Drama Studio, Music Studios, Computing Suites, Student Services area, Flexible Learning Centre, Soccer pitch, Hockey ground, Tennis courts, Basketball courts and a large Football/Cricket ground.

Electives Years 8 to 10: Arts Design, Technology Woodwork, Media, Photography, Music, Metalwork, Visual Arts Electrotechnology, English or English as a Second Language, Languages, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Home Economics, Science, Society and Environment

Electives Years 11 and 12: Visual / Practical Arts, Design, Music, Media Studies, Community Studies, Business, Environment, Design and Construction, Food, Health and Recreation, Lifestyles, Mathematics, Science, Technology and Work, English, Workplace English, Health and Physical Education, Early Childhood Studies, Languages, Mathematics, Science, Chemistry, Nutrition, Physics, Psychology, Society and Environment – SOSE, Modern History, Technology, Information Processing, Technology Products, Photography.

Sport: Inter-school carnival.

Extracurricular activities: Competitions such as Mathematics, Science, Computing, Poetry, Prose Writing, Public Speaking; Premier’s Reading Challenge and other events including Come Out.

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care programs, Two School Counsellors, Aboriginal Education Teacher and Aboriginal Community Education Officer Chill out Programs, Youth Worker Mentor teachers, Employment Services, Loan uniform, Flexible Learning Centre, Special Education support and programs, Career Information.

Special features: Special programmes, Personal Learning Plan, Trade Training Centre Learning Programs; Certificate Courses in Lab Operations, Electrotechnology, Creative Industries and Community Services (Child Care) on Campus, and Access to a comprehensive range of other VET courses through NEVO (North East Vocational Opportunities).

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 8 - 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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