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Gleeson College


Gleeson College offers a flexible, broad range of curriculum at all levels, complemented by a wide range of cross campus choices in senior years. There are also advanced and accelerated learning opportunities for gifted students, including the Ex-L Program.

At Gleeson College, our most gifted students have achieved ATARs in the top 1% of the state. In 2016, 100% of students in our Year 12 cohort achieved their SACE, with 98% of all results an A, B or C grade across all year levels.

World Football & Netball SA Specialist Programs

Gleeson College World Football and Netball SA Specialist Programs were formed to allow students with a passion for the games of World Football and Netball, to train and develop under the skilled guidance of elite coaches.

The program aims to provide students the opportunity to develop their sporting potential towards the 'elite' level, while maintaining their performance in academic studies.

Student Pastoral Care

Gleeson College offers Personal Development, Youth Ministry, Peer Mediation, Social Justice and Religious Education Programs, which embrace personal responsibility and Gleeson's motto 'With One Heart'.

Cultural Immersion Trips to the Northern Territory, including Bathurst Island, allow our students the opportunity to learn about Indigenous culture and traditions, celebrating diversity and inclusion.

Vocational Learning Pathways

Gleeson College is committed to providing future pathways for all students. We have a highly successful Vocational Learning Program, providing school-based Traineeships and Certificate Diplomas in over 50 industry areas.

Diverse Extra-Curricular Program

Gleeson College offers opportunities in performing arts, athletics, swimming, team sports, dance, music, robotics and HPV (Pedal Prix). A strong presence in SSSSA Knockout sport has seen our College win a number of State and National Titles in both, World Football (Soccer), Indoor Soccer, Hockey, AFL Football and Netball.

Our Ecological Footprint

Gleeson College, Golden Grove, recognises the ever-increasing importance of improving its ecological footprint. As a community, in conjunction with local businesses, an Urban Forest Development was implemented in 2008. Students have since planted over 500 trees, which will offset the College’s carbon dioxide emissions, recover landscape and nurture biodiversity.

Around Gleeson College we have also had over 800 native plants planted by State Flora. We have also adopted various other water and electricity initiatives, including recycling boxes in classrooms and the option of electronic issues of the College newsletter, as the school works toward being carbon neutral.

Gleeson College

40-60 Surrey Farm Drive
Golden Grove, SA 5125
Phone: 08 8282 6600



Key Details:

  • Type: Catholic
  • Level: Secondary
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • Special Needs: Also caters to Learning Difficulties
  • Scholarships: Yes
  • Learning Extension: Yes
  • International Students: Yes
  • Sporting Academy: Yes
  • Performing Arts Academy: Yes
  • Trade School: Yes
  • Indigenous Education: Yes
  • Language Immersion/Bi-Lingual: Yes


DISCOVER what Gleeson College can offer your child in their academic, personal and spiritual development.  LEARN about our ethos, pastoral care, broad curriculum, specialist programs and the numerous academic, sporting and leadership opportunities available to our students. Call us today on 8282 6600 or visit our website at for further information.


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