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Not for ourselves alone

For enquiringminds

Positive Education

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

Simple activities can help build PERMA at home

Office Hours

School holiday office hours 

8.30am and 4.00pm

Principal's Tour

15 Oct

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 Calendar

School community speak

PERMA for Staff

By Jenni Cook

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Case Study Positive Education

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The Science of Gratitude

By Lexia Edwards

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Student Voice


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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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2019 Year 12 Drama Trailer


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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