Kapunda High School

Kapunda High School

Kapunda High School Introduction

Kapunda supports a rural and town population of approximately 3,500 people. It is the centre of the Light Regional Council area, the fastest-growing rural-urban area in South Australia. The town has excellent sporting and recreational facilities.

School facilities and resources

  • Design and technology centre
  • Networked computers throughout the school
  • Library, internet access and large collection of resources
  • Gymnasium
  • Sporting facilities including tennis courts, large sports oval, indoor & outdoor basketball courts, cricket nets.
  • School bus service

Strong focus areas

  • Performing Arts - Music
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Special interest programs

  • Music
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)


  • French
  • Spanish

Student support services

  • Student counsellor
  • School chaplain
  • Peer support program
  • Home group system


Recent school awards andachievements

  • National Youth Science Forum, Canberra, student representatives
  • Apex Public Speaking Competition, state champion
  • SA Tidy Towns Competition, commendation for community space
  • Come Out Competition, state winner
  • State Netball Champions

Sporting activities

  • Interschool team sport competitions
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • State Knockout competition in a range of sports including basketball, netball, football, soccer, softball and volleyball
  • Gymkhana - horse carnival

Co-curricular opportunities

  • State and national debating and public speaking competitions
  • National academic competitions in maths, science, geography and English
  • Life skills and curriculum-based camps

Industry and training partnerships

  • Barossa and Lower North Futures
  • Barossa Light Regional Development Board - employment opportunities

Community alliances

  • Strong links with local community groups

International programs

  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

Sister school relationships

  • Kamagata High School, Japan.


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