Walford is a school with an international reputation and it is held in high regard for outstanding academic success throughout its history since 1893. It is located close to the city centre and is only 15 minutes from Adelaide Airport. Recently, Adelaide was ranked as the most liveable and safe city in the world. It is a wonderful place for our international students to feel safe and cared for in a changing world.
Atmosphere of Respect
International students are encouraged to discover their strengths and realise their potential through a broad curriculum and a wide range of co-curricular opportunities. Walford students are able to select their pathway to university by studying either the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme or the South Australian Certificate of Education. Highly qualified teachers who are passionate about their subjects work closely with the girls in an atmosphere of collaboration and respect. This culture fosters exemplary results. Each year Walford graduates accept a wide variety of university placements from Adelaide, interstate and overseas.
Welcome to Adelaide, South Australia
Walford is located only four kilometres from the Central Business District of Adelaide, South Australia and 15 minutes from Adelaide Airport. The city is situated on the Adelaide plains between the sea and the hills and so offers wonderful experiences at the beach or in the tranquility of the Adelaide Hills that are close-by to the vibrant city.
Adelaide is a safe, affordable and friendly city that is ranked as one of the most liveable in the world. It is a planned city with a grid system of city streets encircled by lush green parklands. Adelaide is known as one of the best designed cities and is renowned for its accessibility and ease of living.
Vibrant Multicultural City
Our students enjoy visiting Adelaide Central Market with its cosmopolitan range of cuisine reminiscent of home. They are also able to explore the city heritage at the museums and art gallery, and visit Lot 14, a global innovation precinct for space, defence, high technology and creative industries. National sporting competitions are a feature at Adelaide Oval and cultural events are popular at the Festival Theatre.
The School is serviced by excellent bus routes that are run by Walford buses and also public transport options.
The deliberate size of our school allows for each girl to be known and to feel a strong connection to the community. Students are cared for and supported and they have access to student and careers counsellors at all times.
Walford has agreements with a number of respected overseas agents who will assist families with assessment, enrolment and visa applications.
You are welcome to contact the Head of Enrolments, Alice Scott to discuss your interest in Walford for your daughter and for the application process to be explained.