Schools with an approved special course in 2015

You may get a higher rate of ABSTUDY if you live away from home to study an approved special course at a school.

Special course schools by state

There are no schools in the Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania with special school status for the higher rate of ABSTUDY.

New South Wales

School Program
Campbelltown High School Creative and Performing Arts
Conservatorium High School Creative and Performing Arts
Endeavour Sports High School Sports
Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School Agriculture
Hunter School of Performing Arts Creative and Performing Arts
Hunter Sports High Sports
Illawarra Sports High School Sports
Ku-ring-gai Creative Arts High School Creative and Performing Arts
Matraville Sports High School Sports
Narrabeen Sports High School Sports
Nepean Creative Arts High School Creative and Performing Arts
Newtown High School of the Performing Arts Creative and Performing Arts
Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School Creative and Performing Arts
The Hills Sports High School Sports
Westfields Sports High School Sports
Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts Creative and Performing Arts
Yanco Agricultural High School Agriculture

Northern Territory

School Program
Kormilda College - Darwin International Baccalaureate Diploma

Queensland

School Program
Abergowrie College Agriculture
Columba College Charters Towers Agriculture - Year 9 upwards
Keebra Park State High School Rugby League
Kirwan State High School Rugby League
Shalom Christian College Indigenous studies

South Australia

School Program
Urrbrae Agricultural High School Agriculture - Years 8 to 12

Victoria

School Program
Hallam Senior College Sports Academy
John Monash Science School Science and Technology - Science, Mathematics, and Other Technologies
Maribyrnong College Sports Academy - AFL, Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Soccer and Tennis
Victorian College of the Arts Secondary Arts School - Music, Theatre, Ballet, Drama and Art
Worawa Aboriginal College Ltd Indigenous Girls School - Aboriginal Pedagogy and Bi Cultural studies

Western Australia

School Program
Applecross Senior High School Sports - Tennis
Armadale Senior High School Academic or Applied - ICT
Arts - Visual Arts
Ashdale Secondary College Academic or Applied - ICT
Australind Senior High School Academic or Applied - Mathematics and Philosophy
Arts - Jazz Music
Ballajura Community College Academic or Applied - Advanced Curriculum Enrichment (ACE)
Balcatta Senior High School Arts - Dance
Arts - Multimedia Graphics
Belmont City College Arts - Contemporary Drama
Academic or Applied - Hospitality
Belridge Senior High School Sports - Cricket
Arts - Fashion Design
Bunbury Senior High School Sports - Elite Sports Training
Busselton Senior High School Arts - Music
Canning Vale College Arts - Music
Carine Senior High School Arts - Digital Photography
Academic or Applied - German Language
Catholic Agriculture College - Bindoon Agriculture
Cecil Andrews Senior High School Sports - Australian Football
Arts - Performing Arts
Comet Bay College Sports - Australian Football
Como Secondary College Arts - Contemporary Music
Academic or Applied - EMiTS
Sports - Golf
Sports - Hockey
Dalyellup College Sports - Cricket
Darling Range Sports College Sports - Australian Football
Sports - Cricket
Sports - Netball
Sports - Rugby Union
Sports - Soccer
Sports - Softball
Sports - Baseball
Sports - Swimming
Denmark High School Sports - Basketball
Duncraig Senior High School Sports - Triathlon
Eastern Hills Senior High School Arts - Music
Ellenbrook Secondary College Arts - Instrumental Music and Voice
Gilmore College Academic or Applied - Specialist Engineering
Gnowangerup Agricultural College Agriculture
Governor Stirling High School Arts - Arts Media
Sports - Australian Football
Academic or Applied - Engineering
Greenwood Senior High School Academic or Applied - Aviation
Sports - Volleyball
Hamilton Senior High School Academic or Applied - ICT
Hampton Senior High School Sports - Cheer Dance
Academic or Applied - ICT
Arts - Performing Arts
Hedland Senior High School Arts - Special Arts
John Curtin College of the Arts Sports - Soccer
John Forrest Secondary College Sports - Cricket
Arts - Music
Sports - Netball
Sports - Tennis
Kalamunda Senior High School Sports - Outdoor Adventure
Karalundi Aboriginal Education Community Agriculture – you must enrol in at least 2 Agricultural subjects
Kelmscott Senior High School Academic or Applied - Agriculture
Arts - Music
Kent Street Senior High School Academic or Applied - Aviation
Sports - Cricket
Arts - Fashion Design
Lakeland Senior High School Arts - Music Technology
Sports - Touch Rugby
Leeming Senior High School Academic or Applied - Japanese
Academic or Applied - Science and Technology
Lesmurdie Senior High School Academic or Applied - Science and Maths
Lockridge Senior High School Academic or Applied - Agriculture
Sports - Basketball
Lynwood Senior High School Academic or Applied - Environment and Life Sciences
Sports - Soccer
Mandurah HS/John Tonkin College Academic or Applied - Surf Science
Manea Senior College Academic or Applied - Health and Medical Services
Margaret River Senior High School Sports - Surfing
Melville Senior High School Arts - Graphic Design Media
Academic or Applied - Aviation
Sports - Netball
Morawa District High School Agriculture
Morley Senior High School Academic or Applied - Aviation
Arts - Multi Media/Broadcasting
Sports - Soccer
Mt Lawley Senior High School Arts - Jazz Music
Arts - Visual and Performing Arts
Newman Senior High School Academic or Applied - Mining Alliance
Newton Moore Senior High School Academic or Applied - Engineering
Academic or Applied - Science Horizons
Ocean Reef Senior High School Arts - Contemporary Music
Academic or Applied - Marine Studies
Rockingham Senior High School Sports - Basketball
Sports - Cricket
Academic or Applied - Maritime Studies
Sports - Netball
Roleystone District High School Arts - Digital Film and Television
Rossmoyne Senior High School Academic or Applied - Mathematics
Arts - Music
Sports - Volleyball
Safety Bay Senior High School Sports - Cheer Dance
Sports - Soccer
South Fremantle Senior High School Sports - Baseball
Academic or Applied - Marine Studies
Arts - Music
Southern River College Sports - Aquatic Sports
Swan View Senior High School Arts - Drama
Thornlie Senior High School Sports - Rugby Union
Wanneroo Senior High School Sports - Australian Football
Arts - Performing Arts
Warnbro Community High School Academic or Applied - Advanced Technology and Design
Sports - Adventure Recreation
Arts - Creative Arts
Warwick Senior High School Sports - Australian Football
Sports - Netball
Western Australian College of Agriculture - Denmark Agriculture
Western Australian College of Agriculture - Harvey Agriculture
Western Australian College of Agriculture - Morawa Agriculture - Years 10 to 12
Western Australian College of Agriculture - Narrogin Agriculture
Willetton Senior High School Sports - Basketball
Academic or Applied - Computer Studies
Wongutha Christian Aboriginal School Agriculture
Woodvale Secondary College Sports - Basketball
Sports - Soccer
Arts - Music

Page last updated: 21 July 2016