Thebarton Senior College

Thebarton Senior College is a specialist Senior Secondary College offering students a rewarding and engaging educational experience. Located only 4 kilometres from the city of Adelaide, the College has regular bus services to and from the city. The college is a centre for learning where students from diverse backgrounds undertake studies in SACE (South Australian Certificate of Education), VET (Vocational Education and Training) certificates or specialist English Language programs. The learning environment is supportive and reflects the needs of senior secondary learners. It is the only senior secondary United Nations Global Peace School in South Australia and actively teaches peace-building and community responsibility in the curriculum.

International programs

  • Intensive English Secondary Course
  • High School Graduate Program
  • High School Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Intensive English
  • South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)


  • Learning Hub with student study rooms and student kitchen
  • Modern library/resource centre with one to one study support
  • Computing rooms/Library laptops and iPads
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Language Centre
  • Trade Training Centre
  • Cafeteria

Special interest programs

  • SACE: Over 100 subjects available for SACE Stage 1 and 2 (Years 11-12)
  • SACE Integrated Programs: SACE for University, SACE for Work (Year 12)
  • GeoFutures: SACE Earth and Environmental Science with studies in geology, energy, mining and explorations industries (Years 11-12)
  • VET: Business, Micro Business, Community Services, Early Childhood, Information Technology, Building and Construction, and Engineering/Metal Trades (Years 11-12)


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 11-12)
  • Chinese (Years 11-12)

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • One to one study support in library
  • Homework Club
  • Student Services counselling team
  • Bilingual support officers

Co-curricular sports

  • Football Club (Soccer)
  • Ice Hockey program
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Fitness room with weights and exercise equipment

Other co-curricular activities

  • Pythagorean (mathematical and puzzles) Club
  • Conversation Club (practise English communication)
  • School band, Drumming Club and Ukulele Club
  • Dance Club
  • Gaming Club and Anime Club
  • Poetry Club
  • Sustainability and Gardening Club
  • Knitting Club

Co-curricular sports and clubs may be subject to student numbers.
Year 11 and Year 12 SACE and Vocational Education and Training (VET) course options may be subject to change.

Visit school website for more information and current study options.

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