Unley High School

Unley High School is an inner suburban high school located just 6km from the Adelaide city centre. The school is close to many parks, recreational and sporting facilities as well as speciality shops, restaurants and other amenities. The school places a primary emphasis upon learning and upon personal development. Unley High School offers a specialist Year 8 French Bilingual/Binational Program. The school creates and fosters a school culture and ethos based upon care, compassion and respect for others. Students attending Unley High School work in a context of long established traditions and expectations that lead to high achievement. The majority of its students pursue tertiary pathways. Future International Baccalaureate Diploma school in 2022.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Academic excellence
  • Student engagement and achievement
  • Community based activities
  • Languages
  • Rowing


  • Performing arts centre
  • Sporting facilities – gymnasium, playing fields
  • Rowing facilities at West Lakes and River Torrens

Special interest programs

  • French Bilingual/Binational Program (Year 8)
  • Rowing (Years 8-10)
  • Outdoor Education (Years 10-12)
  • Design and Architecture (Years 11-12)
  • Food and Hospitality (Years 10-12)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (from 2022)


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 8-12)
  • French (Years 8-12)
  • Greek (Years 8-12)
  • Italian (Years 8-12)
  • Chinese (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages with School of Languages

Support services

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

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics
  • Aquatics
  • Australian Rules football, soccer, rugby, touch football
  • Badminton, tennis, table tennis
  • Baseball, softball
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Surfing
  • Tenpin bowling
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Environment group
  • Debating and public speaking clubs
  • Music - instrumental tuition, bands, ensembles, choir
  • Drama production group
  • Students’ Multicultural committee
  • Outdoor education

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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