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

Blackwood High School

Established: 1961
IB
City
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    860
  • 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
  • 20% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Aquatics, Archery, Artistic, Aussie Football, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boating, Bush Skills, Cricket, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Fitness, Golf, Gym, Hip Hop Dance, Hockey, Horse Carnival, Judo, Kayaking, Lawn Bowls, Learn Surf, Life Saving, Mountain Biking, Netball, Orienteering, Outdoor Education Sports, Personal Fitness, Ping Pong, Power Walking, Recreational Sports, Riflery, Rowing, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Skateboarding, Snooker, Snorkeling, Softball, Squash, Surf Rescue, Surf Survival, Surfing, Swimming, Swimming Carnival, Table Tennis, Ten Pin Bowling, Tennis, Touch Football, Track and Field, Triathlon, Volleyball, Walking, Windsurfing, Yachting, Yoga
Arts
Art, Digital Animation, Drama, Film Television, Media Film Tv, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Print Making, Sculpture, Textile Technology, Video And Digital Imaging
Music
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
Languages
Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
13-18

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