Heathfield High School

Heathfield High School is a co-educational public school for Years 8-12, set in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, only 15 minutes from the Adelaide city. The school provides a stimulating, innovative and challenging curriculum, valuing the excellence achieved by its students in both academic and vocational pathways.  Access to futures-focused, state-of-the-art learning spaces including the STEM Centre for Learning, Innovation and Excellence; the Robotics and Control Technologies Centre; the outstanding Piltarilla Skill Centre for Food and Hospitality training; with its international-standard indoor and beach volleyball courts, enable students to connect with new advances and real-world situations preparing them for the future.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Innovation in science, mathematics and technology
  • Visual and performing arts
  • Volleyball, outdoor education
  • Vocational education
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • LIFT - whole school inquiry based learning program


  • Performing arts space, visual arts studio
  • Music centre - performance and tutorial spaces
  • Commercial kitchen and restaurant training centre
  • Building construction shed
  • STEM centre and computer technology and robotics centre
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, ovals, soccer field and tennis courts
  • Outdoor education learning space
  • Volleyball training centre - indoor courts, beach volleyball courts
  • Senior school study area and café

Special interest programs

  • Volleyball * (Years 8-11)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) - Kitchen Operations and Front of House Operations, General Construction Course, Advanced Manufacturing (Years 10-12)
  • Advanced Technologies – robotics, laser and 3D printing (Years 8-12)
  • Specialist entrepreneurial education* (Years 8-12)
  • *Selective entry program


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

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • International Student Program Support Officer
  • International Programs committee
  • Student buddy system

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics, bushwalking
  • Aquatics – swimming, kayaking
  • Australian Rules football, soccer, touch football
  • Badminton, table tennis, tennis
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket, cycling
  • Rock climbing
  • Softball, volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Music – drumming, concert bands, swing band, vocal ensembles, choir
  • Debating and public speaking

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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