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.


His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le

His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le

Prefects Andrew Miller and Ella Green

Interschool Cairns Representation

Interschool Cairns Representation

Congratulations to Sian Parker

Pathway planning / Scholarships

Pathway planning / Scholarships

Please take a moment to look through the Future Jobs counselling resources available to Birdwood High School students. There are…

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Year 12 Presentation Night

19 November 2018School Events

We look forward to congratulating the class of 2018.  Tickets have been allocated to students via Advisory classes, dress code is Business/Cocktail. Event commences 5:30pm Families can take snapshots after the event on the beautiful gardens of the Glen Ewin Estate

Year 7/8 Transition Information Night

27 November 2018School Events

On behalf of our school community we would like to warmly welcome you to our school and hope to see you at our information night scheduled later in November.  For further details please contact Elyse Morris or Bronwyn Taheny.

School Tours


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.

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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).