Banksia Park International High School

Banksia Park International High School is located in a beautiful north-eastern suburb of Adelaide accessible by the fast-track transport system to the centre of Adelaide. The school is surrounded by picturesque native Australian parklands where native birds and koalas can be seen and is close to recreational parks, sporting facilities, and a major shopping and cinema complex. Banksia Park International High School is internationally accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and offers a caring and challenging learning environment for all students. Personal interests and specialisations are developed as students are guided through a broad range of pathways that lead to higher education, vocational training and employment. Students also have the unique opportunity to pursue the Global Citizens Medal, a program that has received a national Education Award of Excellence and enables students to demonstrate their citizenship skills through various civic contributions.

International programs

  • Intensive Secondary English Course (ISEC)
  • High School Graduate Program
  • High School Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • English
  • Soccer
  • Mathematics, science and technology
  • Global Citizens Medal

Facilities

  • Dedicated international student classrooms
  • Expressive and visual art suites
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, oval, soccer pitch, cricket nets, playing courts
  • Specialist science laboratories and technology workshops
  • Year 12 study areas and cafe

Special interest programs

  • Soccer – skills, training principles, refereeing, coaching, sports administration (Years 9-11)
  • Global Citizens Medal (Year 12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – 3D animation, plumbing, automotive, hair and beauty, hospitality, fitness, business, landscaping, electrotechnology (Years 10-12)

Languages

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 10-12)
  • Japanese (Years 8-12)
  • German (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • International director
  • International care group teacher
  • International student mentors
  • Student buddy system

Co-curricular sports

  • Aquatics
  • Australian Rules football, soccer, rugby
  • Badminton, tennis, table tennis
  • Basketball, netball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Music – vocal group, concert bands
  • Global citizenship and community activities

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

Congratulations to the Study Tour team at Banksia Park International High School for winning a regional award in the South Australian Public Teaching Awards! The team were selected for the 'Innovative Engagement with Business and the Community' because of their outstanding commitment to international students and school communities in the Northern Adelaide region.

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