Bordertown High School

Bordertown High School is located in the upper southeast of South Australia, 270km from Adelaide. Bordertown, located near the Victorian border, has a population of approximately 3,000 servicing a large pastoral area. Wool, cereal, beef and vegetables are the main productions. Bordertown High School is situated in picturesque grounds with large gum trees and extensive playing fields for a variety of sports. The school offers a caring and supportive learning environment with a focus on high academic standards.

International programs

  • High School Graduate Program
  • Regional Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Agriculture
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)


  • Networked computer laboratories
  • School library with internet access
  • Sporting facilities including tennis/netball courts and sports ovals
  • Access to Automotive Skills Centre
  • Year 12 study room
  • Distance education facilities
  • School bus service

Special interest programs

  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – automotive, retail, childcare Years 10-12
  • School Based Apprenticeships


  • French

Support services

  • ESL support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Career counselling
  • External counsellor access
  • Pastoral support workers
  • Staff support for students with learning disabilities

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules football
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Cross-country running

Other co-curricular activities

  • Debating and public speaking
  • Music band
  • Rock Eisteddfod Challenge – national dance, drama and design competition

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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