Belair Schools

Belair Schools is located in the Adelaide foothills and is a leading Eco-school and showcase Sustainable School, utilising the wonderful hills environment and close proximity to a National Park to integrate environmental education into all learning areas. Belair Schools is an International Baccalaureate School teaching both the Middle Years and Primary Years Programs providing a global perspective on education with a holistic problem solving approach. The school is well respected in the district for its outstanding academic, sporting and cultural achievements and is proudly supported by a committed and involved parent group.

International programs

  • Primary School Program

School focus

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Environmental education
  • Japanese
  • Information communication technology
  • Student wellbeing

Facilities

  • Comfortable, air-conditioned buildings
  • Modern computing and information technology resources
  • Interactive whiteboards in all teaching areas
  • Well resourced library
  • Hall used for indoor sport, assemblies and performances
  • Large oval and well maintained grounds
  • Three playground areas
  • Photovoltaic energy system for electricity supply and school research
  • Canteen

Special interest programs

  • Music program – choirs, band and instrumental Reception-Year 7
  • Physical education program Reception–Year 2
  • Sport program Years 2-7
  • Sustainable education program Years 3-7
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) Reception–Year 5
  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) Years 6–7

Languages

  • Japanese

Support services

  • ESL support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Pastoral support worker
  • Kids Hope mentoring program
  • Staff trained in ‘Success for Boys’ to support education strategies
  • Student ‘buddy’ system
  • Buddy classes
  • Out of school hours care service
  • Vacation care programs

Co-curricular sports

  • Skipping
  • Swimming
  • Athletics, cross country

Other co-curricular activities

  • Interschool debating
  • Student Representative Council
  • Parent run clubs including Australian Rules football, soccer, netball, basketball, cricket, softball
  • Kids Congress club - provides additional focus on Eco activity – WaterWatch, student forums, Weed Warriors, revegetation projects.
  • Gardening
  • Tournament of the Minds – national team problem solving competition
  • Jump Rope 4 Heart – skipping competition
  • Student art gallery
  • Student Eco tours
  • Interschool sporting teams
  • Camps

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