Enrolment

 

Brighton Secondary School is a high demand school and the Department for Education has implemented a formal Capacity Management Plan (CMP) that sets out our unique enrolment criteria.

A CMP is one of the strategies the department uses to support government schools that have more demand for enrolment than available places and assists us to maintain our highly valued special interest programs.

The specific terms of Brighton Secondary CMP are available at the following link SA Government Gazette – 26 November 2020.

Further information relating to Capacity Managements Plans can be found here.

You can type in your address at this link to check if you live within the boundary.

Location

Brighton Secondary School is a large secondary school for students which is located approximately 12 kilometres south west of the city in an attractive coastal suburb of South Australia.

Situated within the City of Holdfast Bay local council area it is located within a major tourist area, which boasts popular beachside cafes, restaurants, libraries, beaches, the Glenelg tram, hotels and extensive retail opportunities. The school is well serviced by train and bus routes and is located approximately 6 kilometres from the Adelaide Airport.

For more information about The City of Holdfast Bay see www.holdfast.sa.gov.au.

Enrolment Options

Year 7 and 8 Enrolments for 2022

The Department of Education year 7-8 intake will begin in April – May 2021. Students in public primary schools, both years 6 and 7, will be provided all registration information via the Department of Education. For more information, please visit the department website by clicking here.

Students in non-government schools can contact Michelle Yiannicou at Brighton Secondary School on 08 8375 8200 or email Michelle.Yiannicou931@schools.sa.edu.au or by emailing the department on education.startingsecondaryschool@sa.gov.au.

Enrolments for 2022 – Special Interest Programs – by application only

Applications open on 1 March 2021 and close on 19 March 2021

SPECIAL INTEREST VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM (SIV)
The aim of the Special Interest Volleyball Program is to foster the holistic athletic development of talented students. We welcome students with a keen interest in volleyball and athleticism, academic and vocational pursuits and personal development.

SIV CRITICAL DATES FOR 2022 ENROLMENTS
19 March 2021 Closing date for applications (all students, in-zone and out-of-zone).

Out-of-school Zone trials will be conducted on:
• Tuesday 30 March – Year 6’s (by appointment only)
• Wednesday 31 March – Year 7’sby appointment only)

In-school Zone trials will be conducted on:
• Monday 10 May – Year 6’s (by appointment only)
• Monday 17 May – Year 7’s (by appointment only)

Final Selection
Out-of-School Zone students selected from the initial trial will be invited to attend the final selection trial at which movement, co-ordination and ball skills will be tested. Should your child be selected, second round Out-of-School Zone trials will take place on:
Thursday 29 April 2021 (by offer of appointment only).

For more information on the SIV application process, please click here.

Enrolments for SIV open on 1 March 2021. An online application form will be available via our website on this date.

COMPANY BRIGHT (CB)
Company Bright develops in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the performing arts through rigorous tailored programs that value curiosity, creativity, collaboration and critical thinking. With outstanding performance opportunities utilising the Brighton Performing Arts Centre’s state-of-the-art technology, alongside mentoring by industry experts, our students develop exceptional skills in both production and performance. Online applications can be found on our website.

THINK BRIGHT (TB)
Students may apply to enter the Think Bright Program which models personalised, collaborative and challenge-based learning strategies. There is a focus on creative and critical thinking in the Think Bright Program to enrich the learning experience of students who have demonstrated initiative, leadership, problem-solving capabilities and interest in rigorous learning. Online applications can be found on our website.

CB AND TB CRITICAL DATES FOR 2022 ENROLMENTS

Enrolments for CB & TB open on 1 March 2021. An online application form will be available via our website on this date.

19 March 2021 Closing date for applications (all students, in-zone and out-of-zone)
Mid May Successful applicants notified

SPECIAL INTEREST MUSIC PROGRAM (SIM)
The Special Interest Music Program brings together students with high musical aptitude into an environment in which they can thrive. Our purpose is to deliver the best possible music program to all students through: an empowering curriculum; outstanding ensembles; inspirational experiences; and a culture of sharing, innovation, fun and inclusivity.

SIM CRITICAL DATES FOR 2022 ENROLMENTS
Friday 30 April 2021  Closing date for applications

Shortlisting:
Thursday 6 May – Year 6’s, workshop, aural test, submission of performance video
Friday 7 May – Year 7’s, workshop, aural test, submission of performance video

Interviews:
Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19 May – Year 6’s
Thursday 20 and Friday 21 May – Year 7’s

Successful applicants notified by Thursday 27 May

For more information on the SIM application process, please click here.

School Tours

The School Tour will consist of a Senior Leader address and a tour of the school with student Peer Leaders.

School Tours are only available to families that are eligible to enrol at Brighton Secondary School in 2022.  Please contact Michelle Yiannicou on 8375 8252 for further information on enrolment eligibility.

School Tours will be held on the following dates:

Tuesday 16 March 9:00am – 10.30am
Monday 22 March 9:00am – 10.30am
Tuesday 30 March 9:00am – 10.30am

All of the above School Tours are now at capacity.

 

 

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