How to Enrol
If your child is already enrolled at high school and you would like to enquire about enrolment, please complete an Enrolment Enquiry - this can be done either over the phone or you can come into the Front Office.
The enrolment process can take up to 3 to 10 days. This is dependant on the staff members work commitments and availability to complete the enrolment process leading up to an interview.
Placements are offered based on the following criteria:
All students whose permanent and primary place of residence is within the Modbury High School zone (as decided by DfE) are offered a placement at the school.
Proof of residence is required; current council rates or a gas/electricity bill.
Out of Zone Enrolments
Enquiries from students from outside our zone are not guaranteed a place at Modbury High School. Available placements are offered based on the following criteria:
- Social and family links
- Transport / location convenience
If your child is currently in year six or seven and wishes to attend Modbury High School from year seven or eight in 2022, please view the information below.
Additional information about the transitional enrolment process for 2022 can be obtained from your child's government primary school.
For year six and seven students attending a public school, "Starting Secondary School" packs will be received from their primary school during week one of term two (the last week in April, 2021).
Year six and seven students attending private schools may pick up a "Starting Secondary School" pack from Modbury High School during week one or two of term two, 2021.
The pack contains information about applying to schools other than the guaranteed zoned high school.
If you are accepted to Modbury High School, enrolment acceptance packs will be distributed by the primary schools on Friday, 13 August. Private school students who have been accepted will have packs sent to their home addresses in the same week.
Acceptance of enrolment forms should be returned to the student's primary school by Friday, 27 August. Private school students should return forms directly to Modbury High School.
Year seven and eight placements are offered based on three criteria;
- In-Zone enrolments
- All students whose permanent and primary place of residence is within the Modbury High School zone (as decided by Department for Education (DfE); see map below) are automatically offered a placement at the school.
- Proof of residence is required for example; current council rates or a gas/electricity bill.
The current Modbury High School zone (subject to change) is shaded in green:
Further information regarding school zones can be found via this link
Out of Zone Enrolments
Enrolments from students from outside of our zone are processed by the Department for Education and based on the following criteria:
- social and family links
- transport / location convenience
Further information regarding the criteria can be found via this link
Students who have siblings currently attending Modbury High School or have left within the last 12 months are eligible for a placement.
Enter for Success Program
Students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander can apply to attend the SA government high school of their choice via the Enter for Success program. Further information can be found via this link
The waiting list is activated in week one of term four. Parents will be notified directly or via their primary school depending on contact details given.
Placements are offered up until the end of term 4 and are filled by in-zone and students with sibling rights first. The school is not at liberty to reveal the order of individual students on the waiting list.
Transition Parent Information Night
Two information nights are held during the year; Open Night in term one and Parent Information Night for students starting the following year in term four.
Please call front office on 8264 1955 to reserve your place.
Term 4, 2021
- Wednesday 24 November, 7.00pm in the Gymnasium
Hear about the following key features of Modbury High School:
- Our Vision
- Our Students
- Our Success
- Curriculum & Learning
- School Policies
- Co-Curricular Activities
- Cultural Exchanges
- 2022 Enrolment Process
Further information about Transition:
- Assistant Principal - Hannah Downes
- Year 8 Manager - Vanessa Tricker
- Year 7/8 Transition Coordinator - Terriann Dearden