Principal's Message

Welcome to Birdwood High School

Welcome to Birdwood High School, located in the Adelaide Hills, where over 85 years educating and caring for our young people is our priority. Our school is a vibrant community where students happily engage in learning. Students are encouraged to think critically, communicate courageously and develop a deep respect for themselves as part of a broad, diverse community.

Birdwood High School is a place where students come to realise that with determination they can achieve whatever they set their minds to.


Department of Health Information - Novel Coronavirus

Department of Health Information - Novel Coronavirus

Dear parent/caregiver,   SA Health has provided advice to us about coronavirus, which is occurring in the Hubei Province of…

Canteen Information

Canteen Information

Our new canteen menu will be available via DayMap in Week 1. Food can be purchased from Tuesday.

Youth Parliament Program

Youth Parliament Program

  Do you want to change the world? Become the next global advocate and join the 2020 Youth Parliament Program…

2020 Snow Trip

2020 Snow Trip

Expressions of Interest are open for the 2020 Snow trip to Falls Creek. Please refer to the PDF link below…

Term 3 Newsletter

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Bushfire Preparation



03 March 2020

Year 8 – Gardasil9 Year 10 – Meningococcal

Open Day Tour


We encourage prospective parents and students to join the principal for morning tea and to tour our site to see first hand the authentic learning and teaching available at Birdwood High School.  Each tour is personalised and the time is taken to answer all questions and queries.  For further information please contact  Bronwyn Taheny, Executive Assistant to the Principal and Enrolment Officer via email or phone 85685100.

Get updated on our next tour


2 April 9:30am

Our Curriculum

Our contemporary curriculum and the capabilities, aim to provide opportunities, inspire and develop students' skills in critical thinking, teamwork, cooperation and creativity in pursuit of excellence.  The focus of the Australian Curriculum is to enable all students to develop the personal qualities and skills required to be active individuals and citizens in the 21st century.

In the Senior Years all young people are required to work towards successfully achieving their South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).