Australia South Australia, Australia
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Blackwood High School

Established: 1961

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester

School Description

Blackwood 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
  • 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Aquatics, Archery, Artistic, Aussie Football, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boating, Cricket, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Dance - Hip Hop, Fitness, Golf, Gym, Hockey, Judo, Kayaking, Lawn Bowls, Mountain Biking, Netball, Orienteering, Outdoor Education Sports, Personal Fitness, Rowing, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Skateboarding, Snooker, Snorkeling, Softball, Squash, Surf Lifesaving, Surf Survival, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Table Tennis, Ten Pin Bowling, Tennis, Touch Football, Track and Field, Triathlon, Volleyball, Walking, Windsurfing, Yachting, Yoga
Art, Digital Animation, Fashion, Film and Television, Film Television, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile Technology, Theater, Video And Digital Imaging
Band, Instrument Basson, Instrument Cello, Instrument Clarinett, Instrument Contrabass, Instrument Eguitar, Instrument French Horn, Instrument Guitar, Instrument Piano, Instrument Saxophone, Instrument Trombone, Instrument Trumpet, Instrument Viola, Instrument Violin, Jazz Band, Vocal
Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
Clubs and Extracurricular
Bush Skills, Life Saving, Power Walking, Recreational Sports
Accepting Students in Grades
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted

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