Modbury High School

Modbury High School is located 15km north-east of Adelaide, on spacious, picturesque grounds containing extensive sporting facilities. It is close to the Adelaide foothills and the River Torrens, recreational parks, major shopping and cinema complex and public transport to the city centre. The school offers a comprehensive curriculum and is known for its strong tradition of academic excellence leading to University entrance. It also provides opportunities to undertake alternative pathways including vocational training and employment. In addition, Modbury High School has a proud history of achievement in many other fields including sports, Pedal Prix and band musicianship.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Academic achievement
  • Mathematics and Science
  • Technology and The Arts


  • STEM centre
  • Visual arts centre
  • Performing arts auditorium
  • Library
  • Green room for filming
  • Sporting facilities including gymnasium, oval and sports fields
  • Year 12 study and recreation area

Special interest programs

  • Music - musicianship, ensemble, composing and arranging, performance (Years 8-12)
  • Vocational Education & Training (VET) - building and construction, business, justice and technology, community services, health, primary industries, tourism, hospitality, creative arts (Years 10-12)
  • Basketball * (Years 9-10)
  • Pedal Prix (Years 8-12) * Selective entry program


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

Support services

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

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules football, soccer, touch football
  • Badminton, tennis, table tennis
  • Baseball, softball
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Chess, scrabble and book clubs
  • Music - school bands, classical guitar ensemble, vocal ensemble
  • Pedal Prix (engineering skills) team

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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