Our Mission is to enable every girl
to be the best she can be throughout her life.

Wilderness School is grounded in values of a non-denominational Christian family tradition. The school is founded in the belief for unlimited kindness in relationships, joy in learning, a spirit of humility and the balance between seeking individual excellence and generous service to the community. These values guide every part of Wilderness School's culture, relationships, teaching and learning programs.

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Early Learning

Playgroup to 4 Year olds

The dynamic Early Learning Centre, the Mamie Brown and Annie Brown programs aim to create confident, independent learners who can also work well in a group. Children are encouraged to think independently, to embrace new challenges, to work collaboratively, to build new friendships and to celebrate their successes.

  • Playgroup
    Wilderness Playgroup invites girls and boys aged 0 – 3 to meet weekly with their parents during the school term. The children's development is enhanced through exploration, structured activities and games.
  • Educational Philosophy
    What children learn does not follow as an automatic result from what is taught. Rather, it is in large part due to the children's own doing as a consequence of their activities and our resources.
  • Framework
    The dynamic ELC programs aim to create confident, independent learners who can also work well in a group. Children are encouraged to think independently, to embrace new challenges, to work collaboratively, to build new friendships and to celebrate their successes.
  • Book a Tour
    To join our Principal Mrs Jane Danvers on a tour of Wilderness School, please complete the online booking form and we look forward to meeting with you on your chosen tour date.

Junior School

Reception to Year 6

At Wilderness Junior School, we believe that optimal learning for young girls occurs in an environment which is stimulating, supportive and challenging, where girls are resilient and collaborate well with others.

  • Personalised Learning
    Personalised Learning is a major focus for staff at Wilderness Junior School. It ensures that each girl's specific needs are met through the delivery of high quality educational programs.
  • Thinking & Learning
    Our strong commitment to developing our students' capacity to understand themselves as learners is evident through our rigorous Thinking and Learning Curriculum.
  • Leadership
    In the Wilderness Junior School we believe that all students have the right and opportunities to develop and demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Book a Tour
    To join our Principal Mrs Jane Danvers on a tour of Wilderness School, please complete the online booking form and we look forward to meeting with you on your chosen tour date.

Middle School

Years 7 - 9

The years of middle schooling, Years 7 to 9, are especially important since they are years of fundamental change during which attitudes to self and others are further established. These attitudes will form part of a girl's world view.

  • Curriculum
    The Middle School years provide girls with the opportunity to experiment with different subjects to find out what they might pursue through their Senior School studies.
  • REALISE
    All Year 9 students at Wilderness School benefit from a unique and dynamic learning experience at our Crawford campus that reaches beyond the physical confines of the classroom.
  • Leadership
    All girls are encouraged to undertake leadership roles throughout their time at Wilderness School.
  • Book a Tour
    To join our Principal Mrs Jane Danvers on a tour of Wilderness School, please complete the online booking form and we look forward to meeting with you on your chosen tour date.

Senior School

Years 10 - 12

In the Senior School we aim to prepare girls for successful participation in a society in which knowledge is a key resource and in an economy which is becoming increasingly globalised. Intercultural sensitivity and competence and responsible citizenship will be important factors in their futures.

  • Curriculum
    At Wilderness, we have taken a deliberate and carefully considered decision to concentrate on providing the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) curriculum for our senior secondary students.
  • Academic Excellence
    Our girls consistently achieve academic excellence, with over 68% placed in the top 10% in 2014. The position of Dux was awarded to Erica Musgrove who received an ATAR of 99.90.
  • Leadership
    While students are leading they are also developing self-confidence and decision-making skills, learning about effective negotiation and teamwork, setting goals, enthusing others and much more…
  • Book a Tour
    To join our Principal Mrs Jane Danvers on a tour of Wilderness School, please complete the online booking form and we look forward to meeting with you on your chosen tour date.