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.




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MEMO - Term 2

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  Term 2 Start 2020

Term 2 Information for Parents & Caregivers

Term 2 Information for Parents & Caregivers

Message from Chief Public Health Officer Letter from SA Health  

Online Learning

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Term 2 Newsletter


Term 3 Starts

20 July 2020

Career & Pathway Evening

17 August 2020School Events

School Closure Day

04 September 2020

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.

Small Group Tours Available - Bookings Essential!

Next Tour Date:


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).