Darlington Schools

Darlington Primary School is situated 15km south of the Adelaide city centre and close to Seaview High School. The school promotes high academic standards focussing on literacy and numeracy. Darlington Primary School has created a community where everyone is welcome and the close partnership with families and the community has created a range of opportunities for students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for them to succeed in life. The school values of love, courage, cooperation, responsibility, confidence and creativity are reflected in our curriculum delivery.

International programs

  • Intensive English Language Support
  • Primary School Program
  • Primary School Study Abroad Program

School focus

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Healthy school incorporating sports and environmental studies
  • High level thinking skills

Facilities

  • Resource centre with large collection of English resources
  • Computer suite and in-class computer pods
  • Sporting facilities including gymnasium, oval and sports courts
  • Spacious grounds and playgrounds
  • Community garden

Languages

  • English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) (Reception- Year 7)
  • Spanish (Reception-Year 7)

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Bilingual support officers
  • Student buddy system
  • Parents and Friends group
  • Parent participation – classroom reading, excursions, fundraising, sports, canteen
  • Out of school hours care (OHSC) service

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Circus skills group
  • Breakfast club
  • Garden club
  • Music – school bands, instrumental tuition, choir

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