Henley High School

Henley High School is located in the seaside suburb of Henley Beach, less than 1km from the beach, 8 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the city of Adelaide. Strong academic, cultural and sporting aspirations are reflected in the students’ commitment to excellence.  A purpose built Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) centre is the latest addition to support student learning. The school also offers a Special Interest Sports Program for elite and talented students, and is ideally surrounded by a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities including 5 golf courses.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Academic excellence
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • The Arts
  • Information and communication technology
  • Internationalism


  • Catering facilities (two fully equipped industrial kitchens)
  • Performing arts centre - music and dance studios
  • Purpose built STEM centre
  • Senior student study centre
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, ovals, tennis courts
  • Supported Learning Centre - mentoring, curriculum support, tutoring, counselling
  • Trade Training Centre - wood, metal, engineering and electronics workshops
  • Visual arts and media studies suites

Special interest programs

  • Sports * (Years 9-12)
  • Performing Arts (Years 9-12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – furnishing, metal engineering, construction, electrotechnology (Years 10-12)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) (Years 8-12)
  • Advanced Engineering (Year 10 as a Stage 1 subject)
  • * Selective entry program


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-11)
  • Essential English (dedicated English Additional Language Year 12)
  • German (Year 9)
  • Japanese (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Mentoring program
  • Bilingual support officers
  • Student buddy system

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics
  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Badminton, tennis
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Surf lifesaving
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Dance group
  • Debating team
  • Music - concert band, ensembles
  • Science and mathematics clubs

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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