Educatius Group’s USA F-1 Inbound High School Program Listed by CSIET for 7th year in a Row
Blackwood High School
School DescriptionBlackwood High School has a strong tradition of academic, sporting and artistic excellence.
Located in the foothills of Adelaide only 20 minutes by public transport from the city centre, the school overlooks native bushland and is close to recreational parks, cinemas, good transport and large shopping centres. The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) is offered to all students in Grades 8-10 to prepare them thoroughly for senior high school and the challenges of an emerging, globalised world. The school is also a special interest high school for netball and Australian Rules Football and offers an enrichment program for gifted and talented students.
- 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 9% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsNetball * (Years 8-11) Australian Rules Football * (Years 8-11) International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) (Years 8-10) Music - bands, orchestra, instrumental tuition, music industry skills (Years 8-12) Performing Arts – drama and dance performances, major annual production (Years 8-12) Vocational Education and Training (VET) – dance, electrotechnology (Years 10-12) *Selective entry program
Accepting Students in Grades8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?The Special Interest Football Program is open to boys in Year 8 – 11 and girls from Years 10.Selective entry. The Netball program is open to girls who demonstrate talent and potential in Netball, and in 2022, is available as a subject in Years 7 to 11. Selective entry.
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Sandringham College offers a wide range of subjects from science and technology through to sport and arts. The senior campus with 500 students allows for a individualised approach to learning which prepares students for university life. Students also benefit from a many extra-curricular activities and the school’s proximity to the beach and local shopping and entertainment precinct.
Adelaide High School
Adelaide High School is South Australia’s first high school and celebrated its centenary in 2008. It is located in the city, surrounded by parklands and is easily accessible by public transport. The school has a varied curriculum with academic, practical and vocational experiences available and is especially known for delivering programs of excellence in languages, science, mathematics, cricket and rowing. Adelaide High School is internationally accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and provides further learning support though acceleration, extension and enrichment programs.