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.


DUX 2019 - Millie Smith

DUX 2019 - Millie Smith

Whilst Birdwood High School was a place to call home for only one year it left a long lasting impact…

SACE Results 2019

SACE Results 2019

What a journey for our school community, our best results yet. Our achievements are a reflection of the dedication of…

Festive Season

Festive Season

Our school magazine showcasing our students in action will be available from Reception as of Thursday for $20.  Wishing you…

What does your spare room mean to you?

What does your spare room mean to you?

It could mean the world to an International Student... and you! We are on the lookout for some more wonderful…

Term 3 Newsletter

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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

Principal's Tour

7 Nov

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).