Kapunda High School

Kapunda High School is a relatively small country high school located 80 km north east of Adelaide between the beautiful valleys of Barossa and Clare. The town of Kapunda is Australia’s oldest mining town attracting tourists, particularly those interested in history and heritage. Kapunda High School is one of the oldest high schools in rural South Australia and draws students from Kapunda as well as the communities of Freeling, Roseworthy, Wasleys, Greenock and Gawler. The school offers a wide range of curriculum and extra curricula activities to students delivered by dedicated staff who work closely with our parents and the wider community.

International programs

  • High School Graduate Program
  • Regional Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Agriculture
  • Outdoor education
  • Student wellbeing and personalised learning


  • Modern science laboratories
  • Music, drama and art suites
  • Design and technology centre
  • Sporting facilities including gymnasium, tennis/basketball courts, oval and sports fields
  • Trade training centre
  • Community garden
  • Year 12 study centre
  • School bus service

Special interest programs

  • Vocational Education and Training – construction, automotive, agriculture, hospitality, engineering (Years 10-12)


  • Japanese (Years 8-10)

Support services

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

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics
  • Australian rules football, soccer
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming

Other co-curricular activities

  • Wii and model making groups
  • Debating and agriculture clubs
  • Drama group
  • Music – school band, vocal group, instrumental tuition

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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