The Heights School is a large and complex educational organisation. We deliver a range of educational programs to learners from the Pre School age of 3½ and 4 years to students in Year 12 and beyond.
The school opened in 1977 as the Modbury Heights High School sharing its buildings with Pedare Primary School. The following year saw the integration of the schools into a combined campus so the first metropolitan R-12 school was established. A Child Parent Centre opened that year and the school became known as "The Heights CPC-12 School.
Statement of Purpose
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A new purpose built Pre-school has been built in 2008 and the school is now formally called The Heights School P-12. Upgrade of the Front Office, Administrative Services, Resource Centre and digital classrooms were completed in 2009. There was further upgrade of the Junior School in Term 4 2010, and the Middle School late 2012.
The school is one of three DECD Ignite focus schools for Gifted and Talented students and is part of the NEVO Alliance of schools offering a wide range of Vocational Education and Training Opportunities to students with a school based focus on Business and Automotive skills.
The school hosts an Autism Intervention Program which caters for students on the Autism Disorder Spectrum, high functioning.
The school is divided into three sub-schools to effectively manage the variety of learning experiences of a large number of students:
Junior School : Preschool - Year 5 students
Middle School : Year 6 - Year 9 students
Senior School : Year 10 - Year 12+ students