Brighton Secondary School

Brighton Secondary School is located in a popular seaside suburb west of the Adelaide city centre. The school achieves outstanding academic results and has provided music and volleyball graduates to some of the country's best youth orchestras, choirs, bands and the Australian Olympic Men's and Women's Volleyball teams. The school is close to a major shopping complex, State Aquatics Centre and is well serviced by train and bus routes. There is a focus on creative and critical thinking in the Think Bright program that enriches the learning experience for students who have demonstrated initiative, leadership, problem-solving skills, and an interest in rigorous learning. Brighton Secondary School is also involved in Formula One (F1) in Schools which has achieved National and World F1 Titles. This program provides students with opportunities in design, engineering, manufacture, business and enterprise.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Music
  • Volleyball
  • Academic achievements
  • Formula One (F1) in Schools


  • Brighton Performing Arts Centre/ Theatre
  • Music Centre - orchestra room, sound technology unit
  • Concert Hall
  • Design, Photography and Media Studios
  • State Volleyball Centre
  • Food and hospitality kitchens
  • Sporting facilities - oval, outdoor beach and indoor volleyball courts, gymnasiums

Special interest programs

  • Music * (Years 8-12)
  • Volleyball * (Years 8-12)
  • Formula One (F1) in Schools * – engineering (Year 8-10)
  • Subs in Schools - engineering (Year 11-12)
  • Company Bright Program * – performing arts (Year 8, Year 9)
  • Think Bright Program* - higher order thinking and entrepreneurial skills (Years 8-12)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program* (Years 8-10)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – engineering, retail, food and hospitality, sports and fitness, trade, childcare (Years 10-12)
  • *Selective entry program


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-11)
  • French (Years 8-12)
  • Japanese (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • International Student coordinator
  • International home group program
  • International student activities (camp, day tours)

Co-curricular sports

  • Aquatics - swimming, surfing, snorkelling, canoeing
  • Athletics - cross country, triathlon
  • Australian Rules football, girls football, touch football
  • Badminton, table tennis, tennis
  • Basketball, netball
  • Baseball, lacrosse, hockey
  • Cricket
  • Cycling, mountain biking
  • Golf
  • Lawn bowls, ten pin bowling
  • Rugby, soccer
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • F1 & Subs in Schools program - international STEM competition
  • Chess, art and science clubs
  • Debating team
  • Write a Book in a Day

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.

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