International Programs

Modbury High School welcomes new international students and supports them to settle into their new accommodation with their Homestay families.

Modbury High School (South Australian Government School CRICOS Provider Number: 00018A) has a history of achievement in many fields including academic, band musicianship, sports and Pedal Prix. International students can expect the following:

  • a focus on academic excellence
  • a high quality Teaching and Learning within a rigorous and respectful learning environment
  • access to comprehensive National Curriculum enabling students to select a variety of pathways including academic and vocational. (For further information on subjects, please see the MHS Curriculum Handbook). (insert link here)
  • access to specialist teachers for the teaching of English/EALD (English as an Additional Language or Dialect)
  • a range of extra-curricular activities including sport with a  specialisation in basketball, Pedal Prix and leadership opportunities
  • excellent landscaped grounds and sporting facilities
  • access to ICT resources and facilities

The following personalised support services are available:

  • Educational and personal support with the International Programs Coordinator and school’s qualified student counsellors
  • Subject specific support
  • Individualised career and course counselling to optimise academic achievement
  • University and post-school study opportunities
  • Integration with local students and supportive home stay accommodation

Modbury High School offers the following international programs designed for overseas students:

High School Graduate Program

Students enrol in the High School Graduate Program in order to undertake and complete their senior studies and gain the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).

High School Study Abroad Program

Students may choose a 1, 2, 3, or 4 term High School Study Abroad Program. Students are integrated into main stream classes in order for them to improve their English proficiency and experience life and education at school as well as in the wider community. Students can choose from academic or experiential programs according to their interests and learning needs.

Study Tours

Modbury High School also hosts Short Term Study Tour Groups usually for up to 14 days. This program includes English classes, experiential programs of mainstream lessons and excursions in and around Adelaide.


International Education students are able to attend camps and excursions provided by DECD approved tour operators. Students can avail themselves of tours to the Outback, Kangaroo Island and interstate. These tours are mostly held during school holidays. Information is given to students during their induction day at the commencement of their placement.

More Information

For more information about studying abroad in South Australia, please contact:

International Education Services
Department for Education
PO Box 1152, Adelaide SA 5001 | GFW, 31 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Telephone: +618 8226 3402 Fax: +618 8226 3655

We believe in a culture of achievement in a respectful and rigorous learning environment