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Principal, name and zone revealed for SA's new CBD school

12 April 2017

'Adelaide Botanic High School' has been revealed as the name of Adelaide's newest CBD school, with a recommendation also made today for its new principal.

Alistair Brown, who is currently the Heathfield High School principal, is the recommended candidate to lead the state’s new $100m school.

Mr Brown has a strong background in public education, having spent 35 years as a teacher and holding leadership positions in numerous metropolitan and country locations, beginning his career at Croydon High School in 1982.

Adelaide Botanic High School is due to open for term 1 2019 and will have a single shared zone with Adelaide High School, allowing parents within the zone to nominate their preferred city high school.