Paralowie R-12 School

Paralowie R-12 School is a large Reception to Year 12 school in the northern suburbs. It provides a supportive environment for learning and teaching, with a focus on achievement, excellence and success for all in life, learning and citizenship. We work in partnership with the community to provide an education that equips students with the skills, knowledge, understanding, and values to actively participate in, and contribute to, a productive and rewarding life in society.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Vocational Education and Training
  • Specialist Volleyball


  • extensive grounds
  • activity hall / gymnasium
  • covered outdoor learning area
  • community centre
  • STEM learning centre
  • interactive whiteboards in every classroom
  • well equipped R-12 Resource Centre
  • school canteen
  • access to Riverdale OSHC program
  • Year 12 Centre

Special interest programs

  • Special Interest Sports* -Volleyball Academy (Years 8-11)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – General Construction, Community Services, Health Services Assistance, Hospitality (Kitchen Operations focus), Hospitality (front of house focus) (Years 10-12)
  • *Selective entry program


  • English as an Additional Language (EALD) (Reception to Year 12)
  • Indonesian (Reception to Year 12)
  • Kaurna Language

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics, cross country
  • Tennis, table tennis
  • Netball, football, soccer
  • Hockey
  • Basketball, volleyball
  • Golf, softball
  • Archery
  • Swimming, aquatics
  • Fitness
  • Weightlifting
  • Badminton
  • Cricket, rock climbing

Other co-curricular activities

  • Debating
  • Tournament of the Mind
  • Wakarirri
  • Children’s University
  • Choir (bi annual)
  • Youth Leadership Seminars
  • Peer Tutoring Program
  • Youth Opportunities

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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