Victor Harbor High School

Victor Harbor High School is located 80km south of Adelaide on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula. The township of Victor Harbor is a popular holiday destination with great sand and surf beaches, stunning scenery and unique wildlife. In July, August and September, Southern Right Whales can be seen basking at Encounter Bay, only metres from the shoreline. Victor Harbor High School’s curriculum maintains close links to the natural environment and is characterised by pathway planning and personalised learning for every student. Victor Harbor High School has a strong academic program and has strengths in aquatics and marine studies along with specialist arts sports programs including; Volleyball and Australian Rules Football. 

International programs

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

School focus

  • University and vocational pathways
  • Student mentoring in vertical house groups
  • Outdoor Education
  • Aquatics
  • Marine Studies
  • Music
  • Volleyball
  • Australian Rules Football


  • Science and language laboratories
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, oval, sports courts
  • Doctor on campus
  • Psychologist on campus
  • Senior school complex
  • Middle school complex
  • School bus service
  • Canteen

Special interest programs

  • Music ( Years 8-12)
  • Aquatics – swimming, surfing, sailing (Years 10-12)
  • Marine Studies – boating, snorkelling, scuba diving (Years 11-12)
  • Outdoor Education - camping, bushwalking, canoeing expeditions ( Years 10-12)
  • Specialist Sport Pathway - Australian Rules football* (Years 8-12)
  • Specialist Arts Focus Pathway - Music, Dance, Drama production* (Years 8-12)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) – sport and recreation, community services, furnishing, hospitality (Years 10-12)
  • *Selective entry program


  • Indonesian (Years 8-12)
  • Ngarrindjeri (Aboriginal) language (Years 8-12)
  • Other languages with the School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program Manager
  • International Student Support Officer
  • Student buddy system
  • Well-being Team

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules Football
  • Badminton, Table Tennis, Tennis
  • Basketball, Netball
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Music – concert band and rock band
  • Environmental Group
  • Scribblers & Scrawlers - Every Tuesday and Wednesday Lunchtime, held in the Research Centre. A time for students to relax, create, chat, scrapbook, draw, and more! All resources supplies!
  • School Musical

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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