Christies Beach High and Warriappendi School
Christies Beach High School
About Christies Beach High School and Warriappendi School
Christies Beach High School and Southern Vocational College is a large complex in the outer metropolitan area with over 1000 students. About 12% of students are Aboriginal. It is the lead school in the Southern Vocational College. Christies Beach High School is also an adult re-entry school. The Christies Beach Unit supports students with disabilities.
The school operates under the values of Tolerance, Respect, and Understanding and their motto is Education For All. It provides a safe, supportive, caring environment that optimises learning and self development opportunities that engage with the lives of our students.
A SAASTA program started in 2010 in Christies Beach High that supports young Aboriginal students to complete their SACE. Students study Integrated Learning – Power Cup, Personal learning Plan and the Research Project as part of their SAASTA program.
It is the 4th year of involvement for Christies Beach in the Power Cup and the Christies Beach Girls team won the Final in 2010.
Warriappendi School has 45 students, the majority being Aboriginal students. The Year 8-12 school offers many programs including Work Place Learning and VET options. Warriappendi School supports their students to develop a rich understanding of Being, Belonging and Becoming.
Warriappendi School is located at Marleston, slightly south west and near the city of Adelaide.
Warriappendi competed for the first time in the Aboriginal Power Cup in 2010 when they were combined with Para Hills High School. The students nicknamed their team ‘Parappendi’.
Christies Beach and Warriappendi first combined in 2011 and both the boys and girls teams narrowly missed the finals.