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.

Pedare Students Top the State in Four Subjects in 2016

The College is very proud that Pedare students achieve consistently high academic results.

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

27.4% of eligible Pedare students achieved an ATAR above 90 (top 10% of state)

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

2019 Academic Scholarships, Registration is NOW OPEN

Registration for 2019 Academic Scholarships are now open to both new enrolments and current students and awarded following the ACER examinations. 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.

The ACER scholarship examination will be held at Pedare Christian College, 12-30 Surrey Farm Drive, Golden Grove on Saturday, 3 February, 2018.

Online registrations are now open and the closing date for registrations is 11:30pm CDT 18 January 2017. The scholarship fee is $110.

For students in Years 5 or 6 in 2017, applications for Year 7 or 8 in 2019, please follow the link to register.

For students in Years 8 or 9 in 2017, applications for Year 10 or 11 in 2019, please follow the link to register.

Please direct any enquiries to the Community Relations Manager, Mrs Julie Holland, on 08 8280 1700 or via

Please note that for all scholarships and bursaries the other College charges, such as the Resource Fee, Camp and eLearning Levy are to be met by the candidates’ parents/caregivers.

Music Scholarships

2018 Music Scholarships have now closed, 2019 Scholarships will be available from March 2019.



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.