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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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 4

Tuesday

06/12/2022

7.00pm-8.30pm - Governing Council, MS1

Thursday

08/12/2022

Orientation Day - Year 6 into Year 7 2023

Monday

12/12/2022

Panel Presentations - Year 7, 8 & 9 (location to be confirmed)

Friday

16/12/2022

TERM 4 CONCLUDES (student dismissal at 2.15pm with parental consent)

2023 CALENDAR DATES

TERM 1

Monday

30/01/2023

TERM 1 COMMENCES

Wednesday

08/02/2023

Whole School Photo Day

Wednesday

08/02/2023

6.00pm-7.00pm – Year 7 Acquaintance Night

Tuesday

14/02/2023

5.30pm-6.00pm – Finance Meeting, Boardroom

Wednesday

15/02/2023

6.00pm-7.00pm – Year 12 Acquaintance Night

Tuesday

21/02/2023

7.00pm - AGM & Governing Council - Boardroom

Thursday

23/02/2023

6.30pm – Work Experience Parent Information Night (to be confirmed)

Saturday

25/02/2023

IGNITE Testing – Year 7’s in 2024

Thursday

09/03/2023

Whole School Sports Day

Monday

13/03/2023

Public Holiday – Adelaide Cup

Tuesday

14/03/2023

Student Free Day

Tuesday

14/03/2023

5.30pm-6.00pm – Finance Meeting, Boardroom

Tuesday

21/03/2023

7.00pm - Governing Council - Boardroom

Tuesday

28/03/2023

5.30pm - Open Night

Friday

31/03/2023

Year 7 Immunisations

Wednesday

05/04/2023

Year 8 Immunisations

Friday

07/04/2023

Public Holiday – Good Friday

Monday

10/04/2023

Public Holiday – Easter Monday

Tuesday

11/04/2023

Parent Teacher Interviews, STEM Centre

Friday

14/04/2023

TERM 1 CONCLUDES (student dismissal at 2.15pm with parental consent)

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