Gilles Street Primary School

Gilles Street Primary School is an inner city school of approximately 400 students with an established Intensive English Language Program. The school values respect and diverity, life-long learning communication and a sense of community. Students develop learning capabilities through a focus on inquiry based and individualised learning. The Intensive English Language Program provides opportunities for students of many different cultural backgrounds to learn and play together and for parents to connect with eachother through a Circle of Friends program. Performing Arts is a strong feature of the school and the annual End of Year Performance, held at the Royalty Theature is a major school event.

International programs

  • Primary School Program
  • Primary School Study Abroad Program

School focus

  • Spanish
  • Media studies
  • Performing arts
  • Physical education

Facilities

  • School hall with kitchen facilities
  • Library
  • Performing arts room
  • Spanish room
  • Creek and nature play areas

Languages

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Reception - Year 7)
  • Spanish (Reception -Year 7)

Support services

  • Intensive English language program
  • International Student Program manager
  • Student buddy system
  • Out of School Hours Care service

Co-curricular sports

  • Athletics, cross country
  • Australian Rules football, soccer
  • Basketball, netball
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Swimming

Other co-curricular activities

  • Student voice group
  • Himawari Daiko Traditional Drumming Troupe
  • Music - choir, instrumental music (strings)
  • Private instrumental music lessons – piano, drums, guitar and voice

Languages and Co-curricular sports may be subject to student numbers

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