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Mount Barker High School

Not for ourselves alone

For enquiringminds

Positive Education

 Positive Education is not only for school, it can become part of family and community life

Simple activities can help to build PERMA at home


Learning Conversations

(also known as Parent Teacher Interviews)

On Thursday, 4th April, and Tuesday, 9th April, from 3pm until 7pm we will be holding our Learning Conversations

Bookings will be made through Daymap Connect

User guides for Daymap Connect and Parent Teacher Interviews are available by clicking on the links

Please note that school will be dismissed at 2.10pm on both days and that homework club will be available if needed

Principal's Tour

09 May

Join the Principal on a walk around the school and observe our teaching and learning first hand.

Phone 8391 1599 to make a booking


School community speak

PERMA for Staff

By Jenni Cook

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Student Voice


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The Science of Gratitude

By Lexia Edwards

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Students rewrite school policy


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Positive Self Talk and Maths

By Kirsten Wissell

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Neuroscience and Education

By Jenni Cook

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Case Study Positive Education

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What makes us unique

Established 1908

For tomorrow's achievers and visionaries

In 1908, a pioneering group of local students stepped through our gates for the very first time to discover a place of inspiration, camaraderie, education and vision.

More than a century has passed since those first enquiring minds entered our classrooms, but to this day, Mount Barker High School continues its unwavering commitment to providing every student with the opportunity to learn, thrive, grow and be happy, in a friendly and enriching environment.

For that’s what makes us unique.

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A few little facts

100% of our Teaching Staff have undertaken Positive Education training

86% of students strongly agree that the school continuously looks at how to improve