Highgate School

Highgate School is situated in an established eastern suburb, just 5km from the Adelaide city centre. It combines traditional values with a modern, progressive curriculum and enjoys strong community support. At Highgate Schools, parents, students and staff all play an important role in developing an atmosphere of cooperation, respect, integrity, responsibility and excellence so that each child may develop to their full potential.

International programs

  • Primary School Program
  • Primary School Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Literacy
  • Learning methodologies
  • Information and communication technology
  • Physical education


  • Landscaped gardens and heritage listed buildings
  • Resource centre
  • Performing arts centre
  • Art facilities with pottery kiln
  • Robotics facilities and digital weather station
  • Sporting facilities – gymnasium, playing fields


  • English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) (Reception–Year 7)
  • Chinese (Reception–Year 7)
  • Greek for background speakers (Reception–Year 7)
  • Italian for background speakers (Reception–Year 7)

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • International Student Program support staff
  • Bilingual support officers
  • Class parent representative
  • Parent participation – classroom reading, excursions, fundraising, canteen, social functions
  • Student buddy system
  • Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) service

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Cricket
  • Hockey

Other co-curricular activities

  • Chess and robotics clubs
  • Pedal prix and aerobics teams
  • Music - instrumental tuition, school bands, ensembles, orchestra, choir
Languages and Co-curricular sports may be subject to student numbers

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