Allenby Gardens Primary School

Allenby Gardens Primary School is situated in the western suburbs of Adelaide, only 6 km from the city centre. It is in a leafy green suburb surrounded by residential properties and close to bus and train routes. The school has a very diverse community with over 30 different cultures in the school population. It values and celebrates its diversity. The local reserve, which is within walking distance of the school, is utilised by the school for sports days. Student health and well-being is a major focus of the school.

International programs

  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Student health and well-being
  • Languages
  • Performing arts
  • Information and communication technology

Facilities

  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Computer suites and on-line computers in every classroom
  • Library resource centre with interactive whiteboard
  • Pre-school on site with play facilities in a landscaped garden
  • Gymnasium
  • Uniform shop
  • Canteen which provides lunches 3 days a week

Special interest programs

  • Music program - instrumental music ensemble Reception–Year 7
  • Music program - festival choir Years 5-7

Languages

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Greek
  • Serbian
  • Italian (after hours)

Support services

  • ESL programs support many students from a range of cultural backgrounds
  • International Student Program manager
  • Literacy support staff
  • School counsellor provides pastoral care and proactive classroom initiatives
  • Chaplain
  • Peer support program
  • School yard support team
  • Bilingual support officers
  • After hours school care service
  • Vacation care programs

Co-curricular sports

  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Karate

Other co-curricular activities

  • Student Representative Council – student voice and leadership
  • Debating
  • Instrumental ensemble
  • Festival choir

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