Mitcham Girls High School

Mitcham Girls High School is the only public, girls' school in South Australia with approximately 530 students across Years 8 to 13. The school is located 10 minutes from the city of Adelaide and is well serviced by public transport.  We are an accredited Council of International Schools (CIS) school, identifying us as one of the best in the world. The school offers a wide range of subjects and co-curricular activities, encourages excellence and celebrates and promotes the extensive opportunities available to women in our society. It has a proud history with many alumni having pursued successful careers in medical, scientific, artistic and business fields. The many rich and diverse cultures and backgrounds of our students are embraced and celebrated. Our school has a strong academic focus and offers extensive leadership opportunities at all year levels.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Education of Girls
  • Gifted and Talented programs - Academic and Dance
  • Mathematics and Science
  • The Arts - performing, visual, music
  • Leadership
  • Global Citizenship

Facilities

  • Resource Centre
  • Performing Arts Centre – theatre, dance studio
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Centre
  • Specialist facilities for visual arts, photography, home economics, ceramics, textiles, multimedia, technology studies
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, tennis courts, hockey oval, fitness centre, swimming pool

Special interest programs

  • Gifted and Talented Academic with a focus on STEM (Years 8-10) *
  • Gifted and Talented Dance (Years 8-10) *
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) - catering, hospitality, retail (Years 10-12)
  • * Selective entry program

Languages

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-12)
  • French (Years 8-12)
  • Italian (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages may be studied through the School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Mentor program
  • Student buddy system
  • Counsellors (academic, wellbeing)
  • Pastoral Care Worker (wellbeing, spiritual)

Co-curricular sports

  • Swimming
  • Badminton, Tennis
  • Basketball, Netball, Volleyball
  • Fitness
  • Soccer, Indoor Soccer

Other co-curricular activities

  • Music - concert and rock band, instrumental music tuition, choir
  • Art and Fringe Festival activities
  • Women in Business
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • University of Adelaide eChallenge - strategic business thinking for early-stage entrepreneurial ventures
  • Robotics, STEM Sista, Women in STEM
  • Cultural diversity committee, Debating and public speaking groups

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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