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Mount Barker High School

Not for ourselves alone

For innovationand invention

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

School Holiday Office Hours

The school office will be open from 8.30am until 4.00pm during the school holiday period



First Day Term 1 for Year 8 and 12 Students only

29 Jan

The first day of Term 1 is for our Year 8 and 12 students only

Year 8 students meet in the Hall

Year 12 students meet in the Resource Centre

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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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