Our school is a Reception to Year 7 Primary
School located in Mount
Gambier, South Australia. It has an enrolment of approximately 315
students and 55 staff members. We have a
very collaborative, close knit staff who support one another, parents and
We engage all learners through experiences beyond the
school boundaries, with our bus constantly on the road. Our multi- cultural
community includes aboriginal students and humanitarian refugees. We provide
four New Arrivals Classes with a Bilingual Support worker, and employ an
Aboriginal Education teacher and an Aboriginal Community Education Officer.
We celebrate diversity and social awareness by offering
two dedicated classes for children with a range of special needs and
disabilities, and work closely with the
Gordon Education Centre to ensure
effective transitions when desired. We provide specialist Physical Education
and Music Programs. All children participate in instrumental music, dance
Regular Active After School Programs, Out of School Hours Sports and
Pedal Prix Programs develop a child’s physical and emotional wellbeing,
while our Landcare area provides opportunities for environmental awareness,
learning and action.
The school was opened in 1961 and joined Partnership 21
in January 2001.
Kindergarten has joined our school site at the beginning of term 3, 2003.