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					                                      Riverton and District High School
                                      Riverton and District High School is located 95 km north of Adelaide in the Clare Valley tourism region. The town
                                      of Riverton is located amid tall gum trees in the gentle rolling hills of the Gilbert Valley. Small, friendly and safe,
                                      the school provides a broad education for students from the surrounding farming districts. It has a proud tradition
                                      of sporting and academic excellence. The school encourages students to strive for excellence and develop a
                                      passion for sports and the arts and contribute to the community through service.

                                      School facilities and resources          Sporting activities
                                       School farm and vineyard                Athletics
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                                       On-site community library with          Swimming
                                        wireless internet access                Australian Rules football
                                       Sporting facilities including           Netball, basketball
                                        gymnasium, tennis and netball           Cricket
                                        courts, playing fields, swimming        Tennis
                                        pool, golf course and lawn bowls
                                       Science complex                        Co-curricular clubs and competitions
                                       Information technology facilities       Student leadership opportunities
                                       Technical studies suite                 Debating
                                       Specialist home economics facility      Rock Eisteddfod Challenge -
                                                                                 national dance, drama and
                                      Strong focus areas                         design competition
                                       Agriculture                             Multi-Arts productions group- visual
                                       Student voice                            and performing arts and technical
                                       Community involvement                    studies
                                       Individual student learning pathways    Australian Business Week -
                                                                                 enterprise and vocational activities
                                      Special interest programs                 Active 8 - state youth development
                                       Vocational Education and Training        program
                                        (VET) - information technology,         Lions Youth of the Year - community
                                        viticulture and automotive               project fostering youth leadership
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                                        Years 10-12                             Robocup - robotics competition
                                                                                                                        Riverton and District High School
                                       Concept to Creation Science             National academic competitions
                                        program Years 9-11                      Interschool sporting competitions      address
                                                                                                                        Oxford Terrace
                                      Specialised subjects                     International programs                   Riverton SA 5412
                                         Viticulture                           High School Graduate Program
                                                                                                                        Distance from city
                                                                                Regional Study Abroad Program
                                                                                                                        95 km
                                      Languages                                 Study Tours
                                         Languages available by negotiation                                            Phone
                                          with the Open Access College                                                  61 8 8847 2202
                                      Student support services
                                                                                                                        61 8 8847 2016
                                       ESL support
                                       International Student Program                                                   email
                                        manager                                                                         info@rdhs.sa.edu.au
                                       Student counsellor
                                       Subject and Year level coordinators
                                       Peer support program
                                       School chaplain                                                                 Year of establishment
                                       Learning support centre                                                         1913
                                                                                                                        school Population

                                                                                                                        Department of Education and Children’s Services
                                                                                                                        T/A South Australian Government Schools
92 South Australian Government Schools • School Profiles • 2009                                                         CRICOS Provider Number: 00018A

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