Surrey Downs R -7 School

Surrey Downs R-7 School is located in the Tea Tree Gully Council area which is located approximately 20 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide. The Surrey Downs shopping centre is within walking distance and Tea Tree Plaza shopping and cinema complex is within close proximity by car. Local sporting facilities include squash, baseball, golf, football, netball, cricket, tennis, bowls and horse riding. The school has a cohesive, dedicated staff with a commitment to learning and improvement through collaborative practice and teaming.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Student wellbeing
  • Thinking skills across the curriculum
  • Information technology


  • Air-conditioned buildings
  • Adventure playgrounds with play equipment
  • Classrooms are accessible by ramps
  • School canteen

Special interest programs

  • Music program - including festival choir Reception-Year 7
  • Japanese program Reception-Year 7


  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Japanese

Support services

  • ESL support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Wellbeing coordinator
  • Student 'buddy' system

Co-curricular sports

  • Netball, basketball
  • Cricket
  • Baseball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Computer club
  • Representing Student Ideas - student voice and leadership
  • Student forums
  • Festival choir
  • Interschool sporting competitions

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