Blackfriars is an independent Catholic school under the governance of the Dominican friars, committed to providing a well-rounded education – academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually – that caters specifically to the needs of boys. The school develop young men who seek truth in life, walk with confidence and purpose and are inspired by the four pillars of Dominican life – Prayer, Study, Community and Service.
Blackfriars provides over 700 students from Reception to Year 12 with modern facilities, outstanding resources, world-class tuition and opportunities to explore and question, develop confidence in their abilities and identify and excel in their natural strengths.
Blackfriars is situated on 4.5 hectares of land in Prospect, 3 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide and adjacent to the parks and ovals of the city’s northern parklands. Since its establishment in 1953, Blackfriars has provided an inclusive and progressive educational environment where boys have every opportunity to find their way in the world.
Blackfriars are a diverse, multicultural school and welcome students from across the globe who wish to study in Australia. The International program offered adds an extra dimension to life at Blackfriars enabling local and overseas students to think beyond boundaries, form lasting global friendships and develop an informed perspective of the world.
Blackfriars offers both long and short-term homestay programs hosting students from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, Nepal, Thailand, Japan as well as from across Europe.
CRICOS Provider Number: 02485B