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New Families in 2023

Information about laptop requirements for new families in 2023

Administration Office

Parents, visitors and deliveries are asked to report to the new Administration Office on arrival.  Entry is via Gate A on Wellington Road.

Our Vision Statement

To inspire young people to become active citizens who can achieve their full potential and flourish

Our Values

Growth  Respect  Resilience  Perseverance  Community

Year 6 Transition Days

08 Dec

Year 6 students from our feeder schools will attend transition lessons before they start Year 7 in 2023

We welcome the new students and their families to our school community

School Calendar

School community speak

Beginning our positive journey

By Jenni Cook

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The new look Mount Barker High School.


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Problems are our friends

By Jenni Cook

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Case Study Positive Education

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About our blog

By Jenni Cook

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Measure, Measure, Measure

By Jenni Cook

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Students rewrite school policy


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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