Welcome to the Aberfoyle Park High School Website

 Aberfoyle Park High School has a long and proud tradition of academic success and we provide a breadth of subject and extra curricula offerings to engage all students within a culture which embraces and encourages excellence. We support all students to achieve to a high standard in a safe, positive and caring environment. Innovation and creativity is valued in all of our programs. Our challenging, dynamic and relevant curriculum promotes lifelong learning and supports our students in becoming responsible, resilient, independent critical thinkers who act ethically and confidently in their personal, career and community life.

Our school’s agreed values of Respect, Care & Compassion and Honesty are central to all aspects of our work. As a school community we directly teach and model respectful relationships, promote care and compassion and foster honest behaviour.

Aberfoyle Park High School is one of the largest secondary schools in South Australia and is located in the foothills of southern Adelaide within 30 minutes from Adelaide's city centre.  In this spacious location, the buildings are surrounded by multiple sports fields in a beautiful, tree filled setting.  The school is situated next to the Aberfoyle Hub Centre which provides easy public transport access as well as a range of retail, commercial, local government, religious and professional services. Aberfoyle Park High School is uniquely integrated with the Happy Valley Sports’ Complex, the Hub Recreation Centre and local Council library that provide our students with extensive additional sporting, gymnasium and information and research facilities.

What we offer:

  • Innovative, creative and collaborative educational learning experiences
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
  • IGNITE Program for Gifted Students
  • Contemporary STEM facility
  • International Program
  • Spanish and Japanese Languages & Stage 1 & Stage 2 French
  • Integrated Career Development Program
  • A dynamic Performing & Visual Arts Program
  • A range of Health, Physical Education & Sport opportunities
  • After School Learning support for Years 10 to 12 three afternoons each week
  • After School Literacy & Numeracy tuition for Years 7 to 9
  • Latest technology to support students learning and engagement
  • Student Wellbeing Team to support students and families
  • Certificate courses in Vocational Education Training
  • A range of student leadership opportunities
  • Comprehensive range of co-curricular activities and clubs

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Parent Information Evening – Thursday 30 June 2022, 6.30pm

In 2021 Aberfoyle Park High School was officially authorised to provide the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP). The IBDP is a secondary education course offered to students in year 11. It is undertaken over two years and is another way for students to move into post school options including further education and training.

On Thursday 30 June 2022 the school will be holding a Parent Information Evening on the IBDP. If you would like to attend this evening, please click HERE to take you to the booking system.

For further information please click here to view our Year 11 Curriculum Overview which includes the IBDP and for more information regarding the IBDP and its programs visit https://www.ibo.org

 

Year 12 Acquaintance Night

Please find a link below to a PDF version of the PowerPoint discussed during Wednesday 16 February Year 12 Acquaintance Night.

Year 12 Acquantance Night Presentation 

 

Year 10 Work Experience and PLP

Please find a link below to the Year 10 Work Experience and PLP presentation which was held on Wednesday 23 February.

Year 10 Work Experience and PLP Presentation

 

Year 7 and 8 Acquaintance Night

Please find a link below to the Year 7 and 8 Acquaintance Night presentation

Year 7 and 8 Acquaintance Night presentation


  

schooltv

SchoolTV is an online resource that is designed to assist parents and caregivers to support their children and can be accessed through our school website. Each month, there will be an additional edition of materials on topical issues. Click the picture below to access SchoolTV.

 

Calendar Dates 2022

 

Click here for all 2022 Student Free Days/School Closure Day

TERM 2

Monday

20/06/2022

9.00am-10.30am - Principal Tour

Tuesday

21/06/2022

7.00pm-8.30pm - Governing Council, MS1

Tuesday

28/06/2022

Casual Clothes Day – Student Voice RSPCA Fundraiser - Gold Coin Donation

Thursday

30/06/2022

6.30pm-7.30pm – International Baccalaureate Diploma Program – Parent Information Evening

Friday

01/07/2022

6.30pm-9.30pm - Year 12 Formal, Intercontinental Hotel

Tuesday

05/07/2022

Year 10 Immunisations (location to be advised)

Wednesday

06/07/2022

6.30pm-8.30pm - SACE Ensemble Night, APHS Theatre

Friday

08/07/2022

TERM 2 CONCLUDES (student dismissal at 2.15pm with parental consent)

TERM 3

Monday

25/07/2022

STUDENT FREE DAY

Friday

05/08/2022

9.00am-10.30am - Principal Tour

Tuesday

09/08/2022

5.30pm-6.30pm – Finance Meeting, Boardroom

Thursday

11/08/2022

APHS Career Expo (Large gym)

Tuesday

16/08/2022

7.00pm-8.30pm - Governing Council, MS1

Wednesday

24/08/2022

11.00am-7.30pm - 2023 Course Confirmation (Year 10)

Thursday

25/08/2022

11.00am-7.30pm - 2023 Course Confirmation (Year 11)

Friday

02/09/2022

STUDENT FREE DAY

Monday

05/09/2022

SCHOOL CLOSURE DAY

Tuesday

06/09/2022

5.30pm-6.30pm – Finance Meeting, Boardroom

Thursday

08/09/2022

9.00am-10.30am - Principal Tour

Thursday

08/09/2022

7.00pm – SACE Drama Performance

Tuesday

13/09/2022

Year 10 Immunisations (location to be advised)

Tuesday

13/09/2022

7.00pm-8.30pm - Governing Council, MS1

Wednesday

14/09/2022

6.30pm-8.30pm – Year 7 & Year 8 Concert Night, APHS Theatre

Thursday

22/09/2022

Elder Hall Music Showcase, University of Adelaide

Tuesday

27/09/2022

3.00pm-7.00pm - Parent Teacher Interviews (location to be advised)

Friday

30/09/2022

Whole School Sports Day, Happy Valley Oval

Friday

30/09/2022

TERM 3 CONCLUDES (student dismissal at 2.15pm with parental consent)

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