Starting From Primary School

For information about enrolling at Heathfield High School for primary school students, please contact -


Ms Tanya Fischer Assistant Principal - Year 8
Phone +618 8139 9300
Fax +618 8139 9399
Email tanya.fischer193@schools.sa.edu.au


Students who live within the Heathfield High School zone have guaranteed enrolment. Students from outside the zone are welcome to apply for enrolment, or to apply to be accepted into the Volleyball program. Student who wish to enter the Volleyball program at Year 8 need to apply on the appropriate form before the published closing date. Entry to these courses is competitive, and the selection criteria are explained on the application forms.

Heathfield High School offers a number of programs specifically designed for year 8 students, to ease their transition to high school. These include -


Peer Support Selected Year 12 students are assigned to Year 8 Home Groups as Big Brothers and Big Sisters, to provide support and guidance.
Aquatics Day An Aquatics Day is held early in term 1. In small groups, Year 8 students take part in aquatics programs, and get to know each other and their teachers.
Acquaintance Night This is held in Term 1 to give parents the opportunity to meet the Home Group teacher, and other staff involved with Year 8 students.
Year 8 Coordinator A staff member is appointed as Year 8 Coordinator, and is available to assist with student and parent issues.
Year 7-8 Transition Program This includes Year 8 representatives on the School Representative Council.
School Counsellors Our School Counsellor is always available to assist students with any concerns.