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Mount Barker High School

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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

Tuesday, 8th May - 11am until 8pm in the Hall

This day is a school closure for all students except Year 12s, who will attend lessons as normal.  Students in Years 8 to 11 will attend for their Learning Conversation only.

The following link will allow you to book a time:
Contact the school on 8391 1599 if you have any questions

Asbestos Removal

26 Apr

The School will be closed on Thursday, 26th April from 7am until 4pm for the removal of asbestos. 

Please do not enter the school grounds until the signs have been removed from the enterances.


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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Case Study Positive Education

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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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The new look Mount Barker High School.


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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