At Waikerie High School, they believe that education is a vital part of a young person’s life. That development of strong relationships between staff and students is a key aspect of schooling. This combined with close links to families and the community allow the pursuit of excellence and positive outcomes to be achieved.

The school offers a contemporary program based in traditional values, with the aim being to provide opportunities for all students to achieve success in a wide range of areas.

Staff are encouraged to update their knowledge of teaching and learning practice and the current research on how young people learn most efficiently.

Values of Achievement, Community, Respect, Responsibility and Trust underpin our expectations and actions.

A broad curriculum is offered with an extensive extra curricular program being made available for students to pursue areas of interest and ability.

Facilities: Site of approximately 8.86 hectares, Agriculture areas, Sporting facilities.

Electives Years 8 to 9: Mathematics, English, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health and Physical Education, Visual Arts, Metalwork, Drama, Electronics, Music, Home Economics, Information Technology and Multimedia, Information Technology, Multimedia, Language.

Electives Years 10 to 12: English, Mathematics, Science, Health and Physical Education, History, Personal Learning Plan (PLP)

Sport: Swimming Carnivals, Athletics Days and Cross Country events, Physical Education, Water Sports.

Extracurricular activities: Music tuition, Art Gallery programmes, Drama performances, Riverland Women’s Health Groups, SAPOL. 

Welfare and personal development: The school has a Christian Pastoral Support Worker (10hrs per week), Social Worker, Homegroup teachers.

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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