<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=402689010097672&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
  • Blackwood.jpg

    HIGH SCHOOLS IN AUSTRALIA

    SA - Blackwood High School

Overview

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 Years 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 offers an enrichment program for gifted and talented students.

Strong Focus Area
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (Years 8-10)
  • Environment Science
  • Netball
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Physical education
  2. International Baccalaureate curriculum
  3. Visual and performing arts
Special/Excellence Programs
  • Netball * (Years 8-10)
  • 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) – construction, hospitality, engineering, electrotechnology (Years 10-12)

    *Selective entry program
Languages
  • English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) (Years 8-12)
  • German (Years 8-12)
  • Japanese (Years 8-12)
  • Spanish Beginners (Years 11-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages
Extracurricular Activities
  • Dance
  • Aerobic and Hip-Hop Teams

Sports

Term 1
  • Aquatics - swimming, surfing,
  • Snorkelling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Athletics – cross-country, track and field
  • Baseball
  • European Handball
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Self Defence
  • Softball
  • Tennis
Term 2
  • Australian Rules Football
  • Soccer
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Lacrosse
  • Gaelic and Touch Football
  • Orienteering
  • Volleyball
Term 3
  • Australian Rules Football
  • Soccer
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Lacrosse
  • Gaelic and Touch Football
  • Orienteering
  • Volleyball
Term 4
  • Aquatics - swimming, surfing,
  • Snorkelling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Athletics – cross-country, track and field
  • Baseball
  • European Handball
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Self Defence
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Blackwood_HS_01.jpg
  • Blackwood_HS_03.jpg
  • Blackwood_HS_04.jpg
  • Blackwood_HS_05.jpg