Torrensville Primary School

Torrensville Primary School is situated 4 kilometres west of the city of Adelaide. Its student population is characterised by a wide range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The school provides learning programs which are progressive, challenging and inclusive, enabling students to reach their full potential intellectually, artistically and physically. Torrensville Primary School is a member of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) offering the Middle Years Program (IBMYP) to students in Year 6 and 7.

International programs

  • Primary School Program

School focus

  • English as a Second Language
  • Music
  • Play and inquiry based learning

Facilities

  • New Early Years classrooms and art facilities (2008)
  • Co-located Early Years and Kindergarten facilities
  • Newly renovated Primary and Middle Years classrooms
  • PC and iMac ICT wireless network
  • Internet access
  • Resource centre

Special interest programs

  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) Years 6-7
  • Gifted education and thinking skills program Reception-Year 7
  • Music program – classroom and instrumental Reception-Year7

Languages

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Greek

Support services

  • Mainstream, small group and individual ESL support
  • International Student Program manager
  • Bilingual support officers
  • Student support counsellors
  • Out of school hours care service
  • Vacation care program

Co-curricular sports

  • Soccer
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming, aquatics
  • Wheelchair sports
  • Archery
  • Lacrosse
  • Gymnastics

Other co-curricular activities

  • Student forums
  • Community service
  • Jump-Rope demonstration team - skipping
  • Tournament of Minds – national problem solving competition
  • Greek dance and choir

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