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.

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OPEN NIGHT – TUESDAY 24 MARCH

The Principal, Marion Coady, will speak at 5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.00pm.

Tours will leave from the front lawns every five minutes between 5.30pm and 6.30pm – on arrival, please proceed to the tour desk to be signed up for a tour.

Come and meet our engaged students and dedicated and inspiring teachers while they showcase teaching and learning at our school. Find out about our dynamic programs and how we use our state-of-the art technology in a school where your child is our focus.

 

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

We are excited to announce that Aberfoyle Park High School’s application for candidacy for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme has been approved. 

Aberfoyle Park High School is a candidate school* for the Diploma Programme. We are pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy: a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that we believe is important for our students. 

* Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). 

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org

 

Stage 1 PLP Parent/Caregiver Presentation

Key Information relating to the Work Experience program from the Stage 1 PLP Presentation which took place at Aberfoyle Park High School on Wedneday 4 December 2019, has been uploaded for additional viewing. Please click the link below to download the presentation.

Year 9 Work Experience Parent 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

Updated: 12/2/2020

 

TERM 1 2020

Tuesday

11/02/2020

5.30pm Finance Meeting

Wednesday

12/02/2020

6.30pm Year 12 Acquaintance Night, STEM

Thursday

13/02/2020

White Card Training (Year 10)

Tuesday

18/02/2020

7.00pm Governing Council AGM + Meeting

Thursday

20/02/2020

Casual Day

Saturday

22/02/2020

IGNITE Selection Test, STEM Centre

Monday

24/02/2020

No Second Chance – Youth Safety Awareness Presentation (Year 11 & 12)

Monday

02/03/2020

5.30pm Fiji Expedition 2021 Information Evening, STEM Centre

Monday

09/03/2020

Public Holiday

Tuesday

10/03/2020

Student Free Day

Tuesday

10/03/2020

5.30pm Finance Meeting

Friday

13/03/2020

Whole School Sports Day

Monday

   to

Friday

16/03/2020

 to

20/03/2020

PLP Work Experience (Year 10)

Tuesday

24/03/2020

5.30pm-7.30pm Open Night

Thursday

26/03/2020

7.00pm Year 11 & 12 Drama Production, PAC

Monday

30/03/2020

7.00pm SACE Stage 2 Music, 1st Summative Assessment Night, PAC

Tuesday &

Thursday

31/03/2020 &

02/04/2020

Year 8 HASS Coastal Excursion (dates for each Care Group to be determined)

Tuesday

31/03/2020

7.00pm Governing Council

Wednesday

02/04/2020

Year 10 Drama Production, PAC

Tuesday

07/04/2020

Parent / Teacher Interviews

Thursday

09/04/2020

Term 1 concludes:  2.15pm dismissal

TERM 2 2020  -  SCHOOL RESUMES MONDAY 27 APRIL

Wednesday

06/05/2020

Year 8 Immunisations

Monday

11/05/2020

6.30pm Year 8 Band Performance Night, PAC

Tuesday

12/05/2020

5.30pm Finance Meeting

Tuesday to

Friday

12/05/2020 to

15/05/2020

NAPLAN Testing

Thursday

14/05/2020

Career Expo

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