Adelaide Secondary School of English

Adelaide Secondary School of English prepares students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds for their transition to mainstream schools across the metropolitan area. English is taught through a range of subjects including Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mathematics and Science. The school places a strong emphasis on student wellbeing and supports students to settle into Australian society. The school is co-located with the School of Languages just 5km west of the city of Adelaide and is accessed by dedicated school buses from the city.

International programs

  • Intensive Secondary English Course

School focus

  • English
  • Resource and activity based learning
  • Student wellbeing


  • Resource centre with extensive English resources
  • Sporting facilities – gymnasium, sports fields
  • Technical studies centre
  • Home economics centre
  • Homework and after school sports centres


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Bilingual support officers

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket

Other co-curricular activities

  • Dance - hip-hop
  • Music – drumming, choir
  • Gardening group
  • Chess club

Co-curricular sports may be subject to student numbers. Visit school website for information and additional costs (where applicable) on uniform, laptop and calculator requirements; special interest programs and school camps.

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