Kadina Memorial High School

Kadina Memorial High School

Kadina Memorial High School Introduction

Kadina Memorial High School is a country school in the northern end of the Yorke Peninsula. The historic copper mining town of Kadina, is 90 minutes drive from the centre of Adelaide and has many interesting sites. Yorke Peninsula is a very popular tourist and holiday destination, particularly for fishing, boating, surfing and diving.

The major business of the area is farming. About half of the students travel to school from the surrounding smaller towns on six school buses.

School facilities and resources

  • 5 computer rooms
  • Specialist facilities for ICT, design & construction, food & hospitality and VET
  • Dedicated laboratories for the sciences
  • Small theatre for music and drama productions
  • Library, internet access
  • School bus service

Strong focus areas

  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Individual Learning Pathways

Special interest programs

  • Physical Education Program
  • Outdoor Education Program
  • Computer Studies Program (Yrs 11,12)
  • Vocational and Education and Training (VET) - programs including agriculture, hospitality and retail


  • French

Student support services

  • ESL support
  • Students counselor
  • Career counseling
  • Pastoral care program
  • International student focus person
  • Student mentoring
  • Student buddy system

Recent school awards and achievements

  • University of NSW - Science and Engineering Challenge, winner
  • State Knockout Sports Competition winners in netball, basketball, football

Sporting activities

  • Australian rules football
  • Hockey
  • Cricket
  • Basketball, netball

Co-curricular opportunities

  • National academic competitions in maths, science and English
  • Video production competition
  • Music and drama productions
  • State Knockout competitions in a range of sports

Industry and training partnerships

  • Kadina Educational Precinct - memorandum of understanding
  • Strong links with local businesses for structured workplace learning

Community alliances

International programs

  • Study Tours





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