Kingscote Area School

Kingscote Area School

Kingscote Area School Introduction

School facilities and resources

  • School recreation centre used extensively by school and community
  • Specialist facilities for home economics, technical studies and enterprise education
  • Mac computer rooms, networked, internet access
  • Extensive marine and environmental education resources
  • School bus service
  • Special Education facilities to cater for students with disabilities
  • School canteen providing a range of quality food
  • Open air amphitheatre with stepped seating

Strong focus areas

  • Studies of Asia
  • Marine and Environmental Education
  • Literacy and Numeracy

Special interest programs

  • Gifted and talented education program


  • Indonesian

Student support services

  • Student counsellors
  • School chaplain
  • Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
  • Negotiated Educated Plan (NEP)
  • Student behaviour management co-ordinator
  • Visiting guidance and speech pathologists
  • Student buddy system

Recent school awards and achievements

  • Showcase school for marine and enterprise education
  • Primary Maths Challenge, state and national winners
  • Come Out Festival competition, category winner
  • Southern Region Secondary Schools Team Sailing Regatta

Sporting activities

  • Athletics and cross country running
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Basketball

Co-curricular opportunities

  • Active8 - State youth development program
  • Asia week
  • Team sailing
  • Combined Kangaroo Island school band and choir
  • National academic competitions in maths, science, cookery and English
  • Inter-school sporting competitions - cross-country running, marathons, bowls and basketball
  • Come Out Festival - youth arts

Industry and training partnerships

  • Open Access College - distance education

Community alliances

  • Kangaroo Island Council - community support
  • Kangaroo Island Natural Resources Management Board - marine and environmental education
  • Rotary Service Club - exchange students

International programs

  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

Easily accessible by sea (ferry) and air, Kangaroo Island is a wonderful mix of pristine wilderness and small attractive townships making it the perfect destination for tourists from all over the world.





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