Mercedes College  is centrally located only 15 minutes from the CBD, white sandy beaches, and the picturesque Adelaide Hills. It is a Reception to Year 12 co-educational school, which accepts International students from Year 6.

In a delightful location with wide-open spaces, historical and contemporary buildings (including a new $26million Performing Arts and Sport Precinct), students can enjoy studying in a park-like setting at a school with up-to-date facilities and expert teaching staff. Students experience Drama, Sport, Music, Arts, Camps, Excursions and guest speakers in addition to having an Academic focus on their studies. e College is a member of the Council of International Schools, the International Baccalaureate Organisation and the International Schools Association.

Curriculum and International Focus: Long term students can study either the International Baccalaureate Diploma or e South Australian Certificate of Education. Subjects include Music, Arts (including Film, Dance and Dramatic Arts), ICT, Languages, STEAM associated subjects including various Science options, Psychology, Legal Studies, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Design and Humanities subjects as well as Physical Education, and Outdoor Education. Languages include EALD, Chinese, French, Indonesian and Spanish. A range of remedial and extension classes are available to assist students to reach their potential.

Extra-Curricular Activities and Sports: Opportunities to join a range of sports teams, choirs, bands and orchestras are available. e school holds regular Drama and Dance productions, Art Exhibitions, School Camps and Concerts.

Curriculum based sports include: Golf, Surfing, Cycling, Rock Climbing, and Canoeing. Competitive sports include: Cricket, Cross Country running, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Volleyball, Basketball, Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Field Hockey, Table Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Soball, and Netball. Other activities include Chess, Social Justice Committee, Student Representative Council, World Culture Club, Coding Club, Debating and a variety of competitions including the Australian Share Market Competition and yearly Athletic and Swimming competition days.

Student support services and programs: For international students, there is a Student Welfare Co Ordinator available 24- hours a day, an Academic Adviser, a school Psychologist, and a Careers Guidance Coordinator, in addition to Home Group teachers and other support staff.

Mercedes College won the ST Secondary School Award (Australia and NZ section) in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. is international award celebrates outstanding secondary education providers and their international student programmes. Mercedes College has many successful old scholars including current Premier of South Australia, Peter Malinauskas

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Level 4, 127 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
South Australia, 5000

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