Westminster School

Westminster School

Cricos Provider Number : 00602G

School Type : Co-Educational boarding School

Address : Alison Avenue, Marion, SA 5043

Website : www.westminster.sa.edu.au

Philosophy – Special Features, Brief history

Westminster School is a coeducational school and serves as a day and boarding school. Presently, the school has over 700 students enrolled in Grade 8 – 12. Founded in 1961, the 150 acre campus consists of modern buildings, services and facilities that are surrounded by the natural beauty of Adelaide.


Westminster School is located in Marion and 11 kilometres or 15 minutes away from the international airport in Adelaide. Students are able to commute to and from the school with ease by train, bus and school buses.

Curriculum and Qualifications

Graduates from Westminster School will receive a South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). At the end of each semester, the school issues out report cards allowing both the students and parents to review the child’s academic progress.

English Language Support

Every student from Year 10 – 12 will study English as a Second Language (ESL). Each class is comprised of a small group of students and are taught by qualified teachers, accustomed to teaching foreign students.


Students can choose to live in the school dorms or choose homestay where they will stay with an Australian family.  Students who choose to live with homestay families quickly grasp the English language, as well as being integrated into the Australian culture. Students who choose to stay in the dorms will be presented with facilities to ensure maximum comfort. Also, there will be an on-site staff ready to assist students in both boarding and homestay locations.

Support Services for International Students

There are school officials or International Student Co-Coordinators (ISC) that help mentor or guide the students whether it is about academics or about their well-being.

Academic Achievements

Each year, students are able to register and enrol for a variety of subjects across various fields at the university. Subjects such as: Medicine, Law, Economics, Science, Engineering, Finance and Accounting and such. Graduates from the school successfully attend universities across Australia and in other countries worldwide.