Hamilton Secondary College

Hamilton Secondary College is located in the inner southern suburbs just 15 minutes from the Adelaide city centre and is well serviced by public transport. Close by is Flinders University, Tonsley Innovation precinct, Marion Shopping Centre, Gymnastics SA Training Centre, an Olympic-standard aquatic centre and the beach. The College is set on extensive grounds surrounded by historic gum trees. Hamilton Secondary College is a designated Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) school and has innovative programs in this area, including the Mission To Mars project and the STEM Innovation Academy. This offers a unique specialist STEM pathway for students from Year 8 to Year 12.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • High expectations and academic excellence
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)


  • STEM centre
  • Space Education Centre
  • International centre
  • Hospitality centre

Special interest programs

  • Space Science (Years 8-12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) - advanced manufacturing, creative arts, hospitality, ICT, sport and recreation, Travel and Tourism (Years 8-12)


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-12)
  • Japanese language and culture (Year 8)
  • Other languages available with School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Student buddy system

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian football league women's (AFLW) specialist program
  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Badminton, tennis
  • Basketball, netball
  • Ice hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Rock climbing

Other co-curricular activities

  • Creative writing and book club
  • English conversation club
  • Environment club
  • Robotics and coding club
  • Badminton and fitness clubs
  • Performing arts showcase
  • Music ensembles
  • Ice Factor tournament
  • Maths club
  • Homework 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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