Enrolment

We invite new families to visit and experience our school by joining a group tour or attending our Open Day, to gain an insight into our school culture, teaching and learning, and special interest programs.

We accept our core intake of students through our ‘school zone’, a defined geographic boundary surrounding our school. A student’s zoned school is determined according to their primary place of residence. For students residing outside of the zone, acceptance is subject to capacity.

To determine if you reside within the Brighton Secondary School zone, please click here for the school finder tool.

We also offer special interest programs in Music, Volleyball, and ‘Think Bright’, which are available to both students in zone, and outside the zone, by application only.

Year 7

The transition from primary to secondary schooling is managed by the Department for Education. All year 6 students attending a government school will receive a 'Starting Secondary School' transition pack from their primary school at the end of term 1, including information on how to enrol. For further details, please visit the Department for Education website.

For students in non-government schools, please contact the Department for Education for access to the registration form, by emailing education.startingsecondaryschool@sa.gov.au 

Years 8 to 12

Enrolment in years 8 to 12 is subject to capacity. To enquire, please contact our school on 8375 8200 or email dl.0803.admin@schools.sa.edu.au

Applying for a Special Interest Program

We are proud to provide the following special interest programs and invite students to apply and participate in the selection process the year prior to starting at our school:

Special Interest Music

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.

KEY DATES:

Applications for 2024 enrolments will open March 2023, by when an online application form will be available on this page.

We invite year 6 families and students to join our Information Evening on Tues 28 March, 6.30pm-7.30pm, to learn everything you need to know about auditioning for Special Interest Music. Held in the Brighton Concert Hall.

Applications Open March, 2023
Information Evening Tues 28 March, 2023
Applications Close Tues 2 May, 2023
Short-listing workshop Tues 9 May, 2023
Interview (invitation only) Wed 18 – Thurs 19 May, 2023
Applicants notified Fri 2 June, 2023

Please click here for more information.

Special Interest Volleyball

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.

KEY DATES:

Key dates for 2024 enrolments will be available soon.

Please click here for more information.

Think Bright

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.

KEY DATES:

Key dates for 2024 enrolments will be available soon.

Please click here for more information.

Company Bright is no longer a selective program offered at Brighton Secondary School. Instead, students enrolling or currently enrolled at Brighton Secondary School can elect to study a full year of drama at every year level and access the same expert staff and state of the art facilities as the students previously in Company Bright.

 

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