Kidman Park Primary School

Kidman Park Primary School is located 8km from Adelaide's CBD and 3 kms from the beautiful Grange beach and jetty. In addition, Kidman Park is situated alongside Collins Reserve, this area is utilised for various school events. Linear Park is also situated nearby and extends along the River Torrens on the suburbs southern boundary. The school has modern and attractive school facilities which create a safe, secure and friendly learning environment. The school is committed to providing a positive, vibrant, caring and stimulating learning environment that actively provides opportunities for students to recognise the uniqueness of each individual.

International programs

  • Primary school program
  • Primary School Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy (including Trial School for QuickSmart Mathletics)
  • The Joy Project (national pilot school) - focus being on; accomplishment (mindsets), emotions (positivity), engagement (flow), relationships, gratitude, resilience and character strengths
  • Student wellbeing
  • Thinking skills continuum
  • Health and Physical education


  • Flexible indoor and outdoor learning areas
  • Library
  • Specialist learning areas for Japanese, Health and Physical Education
  • Sporting facilities- basketball court, school gymnasium, handball areas
  • Play areas
  • Large oval used for football and soccer.
  • Activity Hall used for dance rehearsals and other class activities
  • Computer pods, laptops, ipads, interactive televisions, interactive whiteboards in indoor flexible areas
  • Garden
  • A unit for students with severe multiple disabilities


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

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program Manager
  • International student support
  • Student counsellor
  • Student buddy system
  • Bilingual support services
  • MultiLit literacy program
  • Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) service
  • Parent participation- classroom reading, fundraising, sports and canteen

Co-curricular sports

  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Cricket
  • T ball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Chess club
  • Music- instrumental tuition
  • Student Action Teams including; sustainability, community awareness, art, Joy team, library refurbishing team
  • Biannual school camps for Years 6/7
  • Robotics
  • Singing
  • Debating

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