Very popular are the annual sports festivals for athletics, swimming and cross country running. You can also choose to play tennis, water polo, rugby, cricket, baseball, diving, basketball, golf, orienteering, triathlon, badminton, hockey, volleyball, table tennis, mountain biking and cycling.
The visual arts are strongly represented at ADHD with film production, textile and fashion, art or pottery, the performing arts such as music (orchestra and strings), theater and dance all on offer.
In the areas of technology & IT, animation, programming, woodworking and metallurgy, electronics, catering, food science, CAD and jewellery design are available.
At Alfred Deakin High School, there are currently 800 students with 41 different nationalities. More internationals are therefore highly welcome.