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
  • Outdoor Education, aquatics and surfing
  • Marine studies
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Visual and performing arts - dance, music, drama, art


  • Dedicated Junior, Middle and High School spaces
  • Sporting facilities including gymnasiums, courts and ovals
  • Art rooms, dance studio, music recording studio with software and drama centre
  • Specialist facilities for fashion and textiles, hospitality and cafe skills, photography
  • Students and teachers use Chromebooks and Google classrooms to teach and learn the curriculum
  • Marine Studies laboratory
  • Specialised STEM suites
  • Science laboratories
  • School canteen
  • Weights room

Special interest programs

  • Volleyball * (Years 8–12)
  • Soccer * (Years 8-12)
  • Marine Studies (Years 10-12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – plumbing, electrotechnology, music (Years 10-12)
  • * Selective entry program


  • 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
  • Bilingual support staff
  • International liaison officer
  • International Programs community room
  • Buddy system for new students
  • After school English club
  • 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
  • Advanced technology project - STEM club
  • After school 'Catchup Club"- academic work
  • Robotics club

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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