Urrbrae Agricultural High School

Urrbrae Agricultural High School is the only special interest agricultural secondary school in South Australia and is recognised as a centre of excellence for studies in agriculture, technology and the environment. Located within metropolitan Adelaide, it has an outstanding 40-hectare farm and a dedicated wetland for integration with their educational programs. Urrbrae enjoys outstanding support from the agricultural industry, parents, teachers and students to make it a 'city school with a country feel'. The school provides a wide range of co-curricular activities to cater for student's interests in agriculture, the environment, sport, outdoor education, music and drama.

International programs

  • High School Study Abroad Program

School focus

  • Agriculture and horticulture science
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Scientific technology
  • Inquiry learning

Facilities

  • 40 hectare farm - animal husbandry, orchard, lucerne cropping and feedlot areas
  • 2 hectare wetland - educational and environmental programs
  • Livestock - sheep, cattle, poultry, pigs, goats, horses, alpacas
  • Enterprises - aviary birds, beekeeping, horticulture, vegetables, aquaculture
  • Resource centre
  • Home economic suites
  • Sports facilities including climbing wall, tennis and basketball courts, gymnasium, ovals, swimming pool
  • Trade Training Centre facilities in the areas of Engineering and Automotive Maintenance
  • Nature Education Centre

Special interest programs

  • Agriculture (Years 8 -12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) –agrifood operations, agriculture, automotive servicing technology, engineering fabrication (Years 10-12)

Languages

  • Languages by negotiation with the School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Student services team
  • Student wellbeing
  • Peer leader program
  • Pathways manager

Other co-curricular activities

  • Agriculture and farm - aquaculture club, cattle club
  • Environment – wombat club, marsupials club
  • Technology - digital leaders, programming club
  • Arts – jazz combo, stage band, vocal ensemble

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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