Nestled among bare rolling hills and located 155km north of Adelaide and 45km east of Clare the historic town of Burra serves the surrounding rich farming, grazing and pastoral country, several secondary industries and a vital tourist industry. With its excellent amenities and infrastructure, the town is also the administrative centre for the Regional Council of Goyder.

Burra Community School welcomes a vibrant cross section of students, teaching and support staff within its well appointed buildings and spacious grounds. All are encouraged and challenged to give of their best and to achieve personal goals within the supportive, safe and friendly environment that makes up the school as a whole.

School life

Students are fully engaged with school life, value learning and derive a sense of pride from their achievements; develop independence while making meaningful contributions to peer groups and the broader school community.

About Our School

School community members who feel their involvement is encouraged and valued; are well informed; actively participate in decision making and contribute positively to shaping an evolving educational environment.

Educational resources

Provision of educational resources that are appropriate to the needs of the students; that reflect developments in information technology and provide improved educational opportunities for the whole community.

Teaching quality

Staff aim for excellence and are professional in their approach to teaching and management, continue to increase their level and range of skills and respond to changes in the venture of education; participate actively in democratic decision making and are approachable, friendly and welcoming.


A curriculum which is innovative and relevant; seeks to expand the range of options that are available to students; and addresses the current and future educational needs of the community.

Sporting achievements

Burra Community School has a fine tradition of participation and achievement in intra and interschool sporting activities. The parents and community have developed high expectations and support for school sport.

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