Street Primary School has two components: mainstream classes and the
New Arrivals Program, which is an intensive English language course for
students newly arrived in Australia.
are accredited to
teach the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program in Years 6
and 7 in both mainstream and New Arrivals Program classes.
students from around the world and across Adelaide. Our international
community represents over 40 different cultural backgrounds from every
continent of the world. Through learning from each other and by
studying a global curriculum, children develop awareness and
understanding of other cultures which leads to deeper appreciation of
the richness of humanity.
state’s capital city at the school’s
“front door”, the city is our
“classroom” and Adelaide’s resources are
used in the teaching program to provide relevant, purposeful and
practical learning for students. Museums, theatres, law courts,
Tandanya Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Central Market and the Botanic
Gardens are all within walking distance. The school maintains a strong
partnership with the Adelaide City Council through the City Links
the school is
located on compact grounds the South Parklands, including Glover
Playground, are used during physical education sessions and as a play
area at lunchtime to expand recreational opportunities and to enhance
the quality of play.
Primary School is recognised as a centre for excellence in literacy.
Teachers are skilled and proficient in the teaching of literacy skills
and in facilitating second language acquisition. The school achieves
above average results in state-wide literacy tests.
performing arts are a focus of the school. They provide opportunities
for cultural expression, literacy learning and joint mainstream and New
Arrivals Program activities.
is actively encouraged through School Council, its sub-committees and a
variety of school activities. Parents and teachers form a strong
partnership in helping children to learn and grow.