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Lockleys Primary School

Lockleys Primary School has a very proud history of educating young people through the generations. The tradition of education at Lockleys started in 1916. The school is a very friendly and community minded school, located in the western suburbs of Adelaide just 8km from the Central Business District and immediately adjacent to the Adelaide Airport. The school offers a learning program that comprehensively covers the curriculum in a smaller school environment underpinned by enterprise and environmental education. The school averages an enrolment of 110 students each year. In a smaller school no-one goes unnoticed and everyone knows everyone by name.

International programs

  • Primary School Program
  • Primary School Study Abroad Program

School focus

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Enterprise and Vocational Education – an integrated approach to developing life and work skills
  • Environment education

Facilities

  • Large oval - equipped with toilets, playground, barbecue facilities, soccer goals, football goals, netball court, 2 shelter sheds and is fully fenced
  • Gymnasium - full size basketball court, permanent stage, full kitchen
  • A chicken house, vegetable garden and butterfly garden which are maintained by students
  • Library
  • Nature play sandpit

Languages

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

Support services

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

Co-curricular sports

  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Rugby league
  • Tee ball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Breakfast club - providing breakfast to a group each Wednesday morning, The group is encouraged to develop independent skills, such as spreading their toast and cleaning up
  • Tree planting
  • Recycling program
  • Tournament of Minds - debating team
  • Young writers workshops

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