Thebarton Senior College

Thebarton Senior College was established in 1919 and has transformed over the years from a boys technical high school to a co-educational high school, adult re-entry school and now a specialist Senior Secondary College offering students a rewarding and engaging educational experience. Located only 4km from the centre of Adelaide, the College has regular bus services to and from the city. The college is a centre for learning where adult students from diverse backgrounds undertake senior secondary studies in an environment that is supportive and reflects the needs of adult learners. It is the only senior secondary United Nations Global Peace School in South Australia and actively teaches peace-building and community responsibility in their curriculum.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Intensive English
  • Information technology
  • Vocational education


  • Extensive resource centre
  • Science and technology facilities
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium
  • Language centre
  • Trade Training Centre
  • Study centre with one to one and small group subject tutoring

Special interest programs

  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – business, information and communication technology, creative industries (media), metal trades, building and construction, plumbing, mining industries, community services (Years 11-12)
  • Computer e-Learning (Years 11-12)
  • GeoFutures – geology, energy, mining and explorations industries (Years 11-12)


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

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Bilingual support officers

Co-curricular sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Weights

Other co-curricular activities

  • Pythagorean (mathematical and puzzles) club
  • Music and drama clubs
  • Video gaming club
  • Anime club

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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