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Kapunda High School is a medium sized country school offering a supportive environment for learning. We cater for the secondary years of schooling from years 8-12. Kapunda High School has a rich history spanning over 100 years, we have strong community ties and cater to students in the town of Kapunda as well as the wider community such as Freeling, Roseworthy and Wasleys.

Curriculum

At this school this means teaching and learning occurs in the eight areas of study and in accordance with the SA Curriculum and Accountability Framework, the Australian Curriculum and is also guided by the requirements of SACE in years 11-12+ and the vocational education needs of students. see curriculum for further information.

Curriculum Plus

In addition to the more traditional means of education Kapunda High also offers a range of learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. Such activities include Youth Opportunities program, Doorways to Construction, Community Learning in SACE and much more. See Curriculum + for more information.

Extra Curricula Activities

Kapunda High school offers a wide range of extra curricula activities. These learning activities are taken in addition to student course loads and can include sporting activities, pedal prix, concert band, vocal group, school musical and general camps and excursions. Information regarding the variety of activities that are offered can be found in the Annual Report 2015 or by contacting the school.

Staff

Kapunda High School has a dedicated team of staff that support the learning and welfare of all students. Each student has their own special needs and we are committed to seeing every student experience success. The team of staff have a wide range of skills both professionally and personally; this allows us to commit to the broader education of the students that attend Kapunda High. For a full list of staff please see the Staff  and Leadership team  page.

News

Kapunda high School is a diverse and busy place, with many activities occurring on a daily basis. Please take the time to sign up for our Newsletter for more information.

Blogs

The principal’s blog is a a great way to interact with school happenings. Principal, Ms Kristen Masters discusses the issues that are important for many parents and caregivers regarding their children’s learning and development. There is also an opportunity to comment and be a part of the decision making processes that occur at Kapunda High School. Visit the Principal’s blog here.

Facebook

Kapunda High School shares much of the daily activities through our Facebook page. This provides the community with an additional forum to have their say. On this page you can find the day to day happenings as well as reminders and news. Numerous staff members also have professional Facebook pages where you can find more specific information about the lessons and activities that individuals are involved in. Please feel free to like us on Facebook.

 

People Say...

  • ‘For there is no school in South Australia like Kapunda High School. In every way it is unique.’

    Colin Thiele

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