Charles Campbell College (Secondary)

This is the High School Profile (Years 7-12) for Charles Campbell College.

Charles Campbell College is a comprehensive Reception to Year 12 school, comprising Middle School (Years 7-9) and Senior School (Years 10-12). The school is located only 9km north-east of the centre of Adelaide close to the River Torrens and the Adelaide foothills, public transport and a major shopping centre. Charles Campbell College is internationally accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and provides a comprehensive curriculum with high academic standards as well as vocational education courses leading to university, business and trade career pathways. The school has an important focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), driven by the demand for skills in mining, bioscience, clean technology and food industries.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Visual and performing arts
  • Business education
  • Mathematics and science
  • Vocational education
  • Career and transition planning


  • Resource centre
  • Performing arts centre - dance, drama, music
  • Specialist technology facilities - media suite
  • Automotive trade training centre
  • Technical studies workshops - wood, plastic, electronics, metal, mechanical
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, health classrooms, playing courts, 3 ovals

Special interest programs

  • Performing Arts * - dance, drama, music (Years 8-12)
  • Mathematics and Science Extension * (Years 9-10)
  • Elite Sports * – Australian Rules football, netball (Years 8-9)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – automotive, engineering pathways, fashion, health care, multimedia, pharmacy, tourism (Years 10-12)
  • *Selective entry program


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-12)
  • Chinese (Years 7-12)
  • Italian (Years 7-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • International student support network
  • Academic and social integration monitoring and support
  • Course and career counselling
  • Student buddy system
  • Additional tutoring

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Lawn bowls
  • Mountain biking
  • Netball
  • Rock climbing
  • Rugby, futsal
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Chess club
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • Outdoor education, camps, excursions
  • Cooking and catering groups
  • Environmental groups – sustainable living, indigenous gardens
  • Dance and productions
  • Music - concert band, drumming ensemble, choir, vocal ensemble
  • Community service and involvement

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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