Edwardstown Primary School

Edwardstown Primary School is located in an inner southern suburb, just 8 km from the centre of Adelaide and close to public transport and the large Castle Plaza shopping centre. The school offers a caring, friendly environment and is acknowledged for its active parent involvement and participation in the life of the school. It has a strong culture of parent and community support for programs and celebrations. Edwardstown Primary School is proactive in environmental education, has a strong student support team and offers ongoing enrichment programs such as choir, performing arts and sporting competitions.

International programs

  • Primary School Program
  • Primary School Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Mathematics and numeracy
  • Early years literacy
  • Student wellbeing
  • Music and drama
  • Physical education
  • Environmental education

Facilities

  • Modern and heritage buildings
  • Centenary heritage garden
  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Resource centre
  • Activity hall for indoor sport and assemblies
  • Wheelchair access to all buildings
  • Canteen

Special interest programs

  • Music program - instrumental tuition and choir Reception-Year 7
  • Drama program - Reception-Year 7
  • Physical education program - range of coordination, fitness and sporting acitivities Reception-Year 7

Languages

  • French
  • Greek - language maintenance

Support services

  • ESL support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Student support team including special education teacher and reading recovery tutor
  • Pastoral support worker
  • Student 'buddy' system

Co-curricular sports

  • Swimming, aquatics
  • Gymnastics
  • Basketball, netball
  • Australian Rules football, soccer, rugby
  • Hockey, lacrosse
  • Athletics, cross-country running
  • Volleyball, softball
  • Cricket
  • Tennis

Other co-curricular activities

  • Senior and junior choirs
  • Drama performances
  • Wakakirri - national storytelling competition - dance and drama
  • Student Executive Council - student voice and leadership
  • Tournament of Minds - national team problem solving competition
  • Lunchtime clubs including chess, skipping and hip hop dance
  • After school hours sports
  • School camps
  • Interschool sporting competitions and carnivals
  • Sports day and walkathon

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