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.


Term 2, 2021 Community Calendar

Term 2, 2021 Community Calendar

Term 2 Community Calendar 2021

5 May 2021 Student- Parent -Teacher Conferences

5 May 2021 Student- Parent -Teacher Conferences

5 May 2021 3:30pm- 7:30pm Conferences available online through Teams or face to face. Please visit enter the code from…

2020 SACE Top 3 Students

2020 SACE Top 3 Students

The SACE is a special qualification because it caters for everyone, every student can succeed, in whatever pathway they choose,…

2021 Open Day book your tickets

2021 Open Day book your tickets

Birdwood High School will throw open its doors and showcase its programs and facilities during Open Day, Thursday 25 March…

Online Learning

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Term 1 Newsletter


Principal’s Tour

17 May 2021School Events

Principal's Tour


We encourage prospective parents and students to join the principal 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.  Bookings essential, for further information please contact  Bronwyn Taheny, Executive Assistant to the Principal and Enrolment Officer via email or phone 85685100.


Principal's Tour

17 May

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).