Hallett Cove School (Secondary)

This is the High School Profile (Years 7-12) for Hallett Cove School. Hallett Cove School is a Reception to Year 12 school located in a southern coastal suburb of Adelaide and set on an attractive, large campus with scenic views of the ocean. The school curriculum emphasises the importance of learning within the local and global communities and provides opportunities for students to develop skills needed for the future, including creative thinking, problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration and team work.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Specialist sports - soccer, volleyball and Sports Studies
  • Outdoor Education, aquatics and surfing
  • Marine studies, Earth and Environmental Science, Biomes and Food Security
  • Architecture, Robotics, Game & App design, Advanced Manufacturing,
  • Visual and Performing Arts - dance, music, drama, art


  • Dedicated Junior, Middle (2020 build) and High School spaces
  • Sporting facilities including gymnasiums, courts and ovals
  • Art rooms (new), dance studio, music recording studio (new) with software and drama centre
  • Specialist facilities for fashion and textiles, hospitality and cafe skills facility (new),
  • Photography lab
  • Students and teachers use Chromebooks and Google classrooms to teach and learn the curriculum (Chromebook supplied by school) however there are a couple of specialised computer labs
  • Marine Studies laboratory
  • Specialised STEM suites
  • Science laboratories
  • School canteen
  • Weights room
  • Industrial kitchen (new)

Special interest programs

  • Volleyball * (Years 8–12) * Selective entry program
  • Soccer * (Years 8-12) * Selective entry program
  • Marine Studies (Years 10-12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – Plumbing, Electrotechnology, Child Studies, music (Years 10-12)
  • Photography, Textiles
  • Legal Studies, Psychology, Horrible Histories, Journalism,
  • Politics/Propaganda and Media
  • Business Innovation


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 7-12)
  • Japanese (Years 7-12)
  • Other languages available with School of Languages

Support services

  • International Programs Manager
  • International liaison officer
  • Bilingual support staff
  • International Programs community room
  • Buddy system for new students
  • First Aid service

Co-curricular sports

  • Aquatics – surfing, reef snorkelling, body boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Australian Rules football, touch football, rugby, soccer
  • Baseball, basketball, netball
  • Badminton, tennis
  • Cricket
  • Gymnastics
  • Golf
  • Hockey, softball
  • Indoor bowls, ten pin bowling
  • Martial arts, self defense
  • Sofcrosse, lacrosse
  • Volleyball, beach volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Surfing
  • School productions - dance, drama, music and visual arts
  • Ski trip
  • School band
  • Work Experience Week
  • After school 'Catch-up Club"- academic work
  • Robotics club (progressed to National Championships 2020)
  • FIRST LEGO League Team (won Innovation Project Award 2020)

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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