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.


2019 Stationery List

2019 Stationery List

Stationery lists for all year levels for 2019 can be downloaded from below. The order forms list items selected by…

SITE OPEN - 29 November 2018

SITE OPEN - 29 November 2018

Dear Families I am writing to inform you that Birdwood High School will NOT be impacted by the industrial action…

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

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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).