Glossop High School

Glossop High School

Glossop High School Introduction

Glossop High School is situated in the Riverland region near the River Murray, approximately 220 km north-east of Adelaide. The school is separated into two
sections: a middle school in the town of Glossop and a senior school in Berri.

The Riverland is well known for its fruit growing industries including oranges,
grapes, stone fruits and almonds. The region is also a popular tourist destination with many parks and activities along the beautiful Murray River.

School facilities and resources

  • Music centre
  • Drama suite
  • Extensive technology facilities
  • Gymnasium and extensive playing fields for sports
  • Agriculture and horticulture blocks on both campuses
  • Large, modern community library
  • Multi-purpose court for a variety of sports (senior campus)

Strong focus areas

  • Environmental Studies
  • Aboriginal Education

Special interest programs

  • Music and drama
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Recreation and sport


  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Japanese
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Narandjeri

Student support services

  • ESL support
  • Student services centre
  • Student counsellors
  • School chaplain
  • Pastoral care
  • International student focus person
  • In-class literacy support
  • Special education program
  • Access to district-wide support services
  • Access to translator services
  • Peer support


Recent school awards and achievements

  • Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarship
  • Ancillary Staff Recognized for Excellence
  • School Staff Member recognized as Berri Citizen of the Year
  • State awards in various team sports including football, soccer and netball

Sporting activities

  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Team sports

Co-curricular opportunities

  • Student council
  • National academic competitions in maths and science
  • Riverland High Schools Band
  • Drama performances
  • Debating
  • State Knockout competitions in a range of sports

Industry and training partnerships

Community alliances

International programs

  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours


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