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Our History

Our History

Scotch College Adelaide is situated on over 20 hectares in Mitcham about 8 kilometres south of Adelaide's CBD in South Australia.

Our History

Scotch College Adelaide is situated on over 20 hectares in Mitcham about 8 kilometres south of Adelaide's CBD in South Australia.

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    The Founding of Scotch

    The College was founded as a memorial to the sons of Scotland who served in the Great War of 1914-1918. It was incorporated under an Act of Parliament in 1922. Gratton House, now the Middle School, was built as a memorial to 58 Old Collegians who gave their lives in World War II.

    1922

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    Leading South Australian Husbandry

    In 1923 Scotch became the first school in South Australia to have a fully operational farm on campus, where students could learn agriculture, and animal husbandry.

    1923

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    Goose Island

    The College's Outdoor Education and Nature Conservation programs were strengthened by the acquisition of the lease to Goose Island in 1966. The first hut was built on the Island in January 1967 and since then has been regularly visited by staff, students and parents.

    1966

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    Co-educational

    In 1972 the College became co-educational and the Middle School began in 1973.

    1972

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    Technologically Minded

    In 1993 Apple Macintosh laptop computers were introduced for every student in Year 7. By 1999 all Middle and Senior School students had laptops, connected to the College's own wireless network.

    1993

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    Mitcham Campus

    In 1995, the Scotch College Preschool was opened on the Mitcham Campus, educating children from the age of three, which would later become the Scotch College Early Learning Centre. The ELC teaches children to respect each other and to value their interactions with others through play and discovery. In 2014, the Scotch ELC was one of the first ELCs to be awarded ACECQA’s coveted national Excellent rating for its outstanding practice and commitment to delivering quality outcomes for children and families.

    1995

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    Kyre Campus - Kangaroo Island

    In 2004, the College acquired a portion of land on Kangaroo Island, named Kyre Campus after the original forefathers of the College. Kyre provides students with an opportunity to understand environmental sustainability and management and utilises and collaborates with experts to enhance learning at the wilderness campus.

    2004

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    Boarding School

    Boarding has always been an important part of the College since its incorporation, and was greatly enhanced by the opening of the Rosevear Boarding Precinct in 2011, one of the first coeducational independent school boarding facilities in the country.

    2011

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    The Wellbeing & Sports Centre

    In 2020, the College commenced construction on the Wellbeing & Sports Centre, a $27 million addition to its Torrens Park Campus that will be the largest building project in the College’s 100-year history. The new Wellbeing and Sports Centre will provide infrastructure to deliver the College’s Live Well program, a key component of its whole-of-school curriculum and a major contributor to both high-achieving academic results and personal and professional success in later life. The centre is due to open in the first half of 2022.

    2020

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