Urrbrae Agricultural High School
Urrbrae Agricultural High School (UAHS) is a comprehensive secondary and senior secondary (Year 8 – 12) High School recognised as a centre of excellence in student learning with a focus on Agriculture, Horticulture, Technology and the Environment. It is designated by the Department for Education as the Special Interest School in Agriculture and Horticulture for the State of South Australia and therefore provides more comprehensive courses in these two subject areas than other secondary schools.
The school is situated just six kilometres from the centre of the Adelaide CBD and sits at the base of the Adelaide Hills within a close urban metropolitan landscape. It is a complex school with extensive land holdings of 45 hectares. This includes defined areas for farming, plant and animal husbandry, environmental land, pasture, horticulture and arboriculture paddocks and an extensive flood mitigation and wetlands education and land management project.
These resources enhance delivery of all subjects to our students. Focus in teaching is to make the connections between theory and practice, with students and as such Urrbrae’s motto ‘Science with Practice’ underpins our entire curriculum.