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Plympton International College (Primary)

This is the Primary School Profile (Reception - Year 6) for Plympton International College.

Plympton International College caters for students in Reception to Year 12 and is located in the south-western suburbs between the Adelaide city centre and the popular tourist beach of Glenelg. It is close to shopping, cinema complexes and the Adelaide Airport. As the only Chinese bilingual college in South Australia, our students have the opportunity to become fluent in both English and Chinese language. Plympton International College comprises a harmonious multicultural community where diversity is valued within a family friendly atmosphere. The major focus of the school is to support students to be successful and to acknowledge and celebrate these successes.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • English Chinese bilingual curriculum
  • Flexible learning programs
  • Student wellbeing and engagement


  • Music and drama suites
  • Home economics centre
  • Health skills centre
  • Technical studies centre
  • Resource centre with large collection of English resources
  • Specialist play equipment
  • Sporting facilities - gymnasium, multi sports courts, oval, cricket nets, tennis courts
  • School canteen

Special interest programs

  • Classroom Music program (Reception - Year 6)
  • Performing Arts program (Reception - Year 6)


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Reception–Year 6)
  • Chinese - Mandarin (Reception–Year 6)
  • Hindi for background speakers (Reception–Year 6)

Support services

  • English language support
  • English homework support program
  • International Student Program manager
  • International Student Program support officer
  • International student mentor support
  • Bilingual support officers
  • After hours homework assistance for EAL students
  • Student buddy system

Co-curricular sports

  • Australian rules football, touch football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Festival of music choir (Years 5-6)
  • Music - instrumental tuition, string orchestra, concert and rock bands
  • Peace Education program lunchtime activity

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