Pedare has a diverse community with a variety of career pathways and for those focused on academic pathways, there are no obstacles for students to achieve. With innovative learning programmes and individual support for each student ensures each student can reach their potential and gains the best Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) possible. Pedare aims to provide these academic pathways whilst maintaining a modest tuition fee. Scholarship recipients receive up to 50% off of the tuition fee making academic pathways more accessible.

2017 Results

24% of eligible students achieved an ATAR above 90

29.8% of all subject results were an A grade

Median ATAR of 81.6 (50% of Pedare students were in the top 18.4% of results statewide)

77.7% of all subject results were B grade or above

100% of students achieved their SACE

x1 Governor of South Australia Commendation (one of 27 students statewide, 2016)

Pedare Students received the top results in South Australia in the following four Year 12 subjects in 2015.
(Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Studies, Geography, German)

Academic Scholarships

Registration for 2019 Academic Scholarships are now closed and will open in Term 3, 2018. Please direct any enquiries to the Community Relations Manager, Mrs Julie Holland, on 08 8280 1700 or via

The value of the scholarships is up to 50% tuition fee remission with Scholarships being reviewed on an annual basis to monitor the student’s continuing performance. It is expected that recipients will complete their schooling at Pedare.

Music Scholarships

Applications for 2019 Music Scholarships are now OPEN. Pedare continues to produce competitive musical bands and ensembles including:

  • Annual Cabaret Night Fundraiser for Generations In Jazz
  • Generations In Jazz Festival – Mt Gambier
  • ABODA Band Festival
  • Balaklava Eisteddfod
  • Annual Music Showcase for Years 6-12
  • Senior Instrumental Evening
  • Middle School Instrumental Evening
  • Middle School Unplugged
  • Christmas Carols in the Village
  • Various Assemblies, Worships and Formal Presentation Nights

Click here to read about Pedare’s success at ABODA.

For further information about Music Scholarships please contact the College Community Relations Manager, Julie Holland on the link below.