Brighton Secondary School
|Brighton Secondary School|
|Adelaide, South Australia
|Motto||Latin: Fac Omnia Bene|
|Colour(s)||Navy Blue, Green & Gold|
Brighton Secondary School (formerly Brighton High School) resides in Brighton, a beach suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. The school provides secondary education from year 8 to 12, with programs in music and volleyball. Program entry into music and volleyball are competitive with the requirement of auditions or try outs.
It is one of four Special Interest Music Centres, with those at Brighton and Marryatville High Schools set up 1976, Woodville High School in 1977 and Playford International College (previously known as Fremont-Elizabeth City High School and in 1977, "Fremont High School") in 1978 covering four distinct geographical areas of Adelaide.
At the Australian National Championships held in Melbourne each year. Brighton Secondary School was named Champion Volleyball School in Australia in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2015.
The school won the Adelaide Rock Eisteddfod Challenge competition in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2008 and came 2nd in state for Wakakirri in 2007, receiving the silver award and 4th in 2008.In 2011 they won the Adelaide and National TV Special Award for MAX.
The school is also involved in the F1 in Schools, an engineering initiative from the United Kingdom. The program is designed to educate students in engineering pathways, and the school has had teams in the national competition for the last three years.
- Mr S.L. Tregenza (1952-1962)
- Mr W.J. Bentley (1963-1968)
- Mr W.E. Falkenberg (1969-1975)
- Mr R.M. Farrow (1976-1987)
- Mr G Nicol (1988-1993)
- Ms N Schupelius (1993-2001)
- Mr P Mitchell (2001-2004)
- Ms O O'Neill (2005–Present)
- Jen Adams - National team lacrosse player
- Mark Austin, Carlton Football Club and Western Bulldogs - Australian Football League player
- James Crawford, Judge of the International Court of Justice
- Bryce Gibbs, Carlton Football Club - Australian Football League player
- Michael Haysman, Former international cricketer, sports commentator
- Melody Horrill, SAS-7 Weeknight Weather Presenter
- Hayden Jolly, Gold Coast Football Club - Australian Football League past player
- Stephen Kernahan, Carlton Football Club - Australian Football League past player and now President
- David Kernahan, Carlton Football Club - Australian Football League past player
- Rachael Leahcar, Australian Singer
- Chris McDermott, Adelaide Crows - Australian Football League past player
- Robert McFarlane, photographer and photography critic
- Hannah Nielsen - National team lacrosse player
- John Paynter, Sturt Football Club - South Australian National Football League past player
- Nathan Roberts, Volleyball for Australia over 300 games, London Olympian, World championships 2006, 2010, 2014
- James Sellar, Adelaide Crows and Melbourne Football Club - Australian Football League
- Sam Simmons, Australian comedian
- Gary Sweet, Australian Actor
- "Candid camera". Stateline South Australia. ABC Adelaide. Retrieved 24 May 2011.