Ocean View College

Ocean View College

Ocean View College Introduction

Ocean View College is a newly established school situated on the beachfront of  metropolitan Adelaide. The college, location and setting make it ideal for water sports (sailing and aquatics) and the study of marine environments with the Port Estuary dolphins only five minutes away.

The school is only 30 minutes by public transport from the city centre and 10 minutes from major shopping centres. Students enjoy the all the amenities of the
city while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle of living in a beachside community.

School facilities and resources

  • Classrooms for students from Kindergarten to Year 12
  • Modern library with internet access
  • Marine studies centre
  • Sporting facilities include two large ovals, one facing sea, 3 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts
  • Multi-purpose gymnasium including indoor basketball, weights area
  • Five computer suites and 6 smaller hubs located around the school
  • Visual and performing arts centre including theatre, exhibition space
  • On site kindergarten and junior school (up to Year 5)
  • Tutorial centre
  • School bus service

Strong focus areas

  • Individual Learning Pathways
  • Marine Studies
  • On-line Learning
  • Health and Wellbeing

Special interest programs

  • Extensive performing arts program with music performance ensembles and eight major drama performances during the year
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) - programs including civil construction, information technology (IT), retail, business and hospitality


  • Japanese

Student support services

  • ESL support
  • International student focus person
  • Student counsellors
  • School chaplain
  • Programs supporting students with learning difficulties
  • Students buddy system

Sporting activities

  • Sailing
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Netball

Co-curricular opportunities

  • Student leadership
  • National academic competitions in computing, maths, science and English
  • Tournament of Minds - team problem solving competition
  • Navy Cadets - in conjunction with Royal Australian Navy
  • Maths club
  • Chess club


Industry and training partnerships

Community alliances

  • Largs Bay Sailing Club - support sailing program
  • Cruising Yacht Club - support sailing program
  • Dolphin Watch - dolphin protection

International programs

  • Primary School Program
  • High School Program
  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

Sister school relationships

  • Uenohara High School, Uenohara, Japan





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