South Downs Primary School is located on the corners of Dockett and Mavros Roads, Elizabeth Downs and is approximately 2.5 kilometres north, from the Elizabeth Shopping Centre.
The school was built in 1966 and unofficially opened it’s doors to students in October of that year.
The school was officially opened in November 1967.
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SITE LEARNING PLAN
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BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES
All the school buildings are air conditioned and carpeted. Specialised facilities are basic, however, the school does have a computer suite, new gymnasium and well kept hard and green play areas.
The administration building faces Dockett Road along with the Staffroom, SSO work area, the Principal, and School Counsellor office are housed in the Administration area.
We provide a safe, caring environment, challenging each individuals potential through explicit teaching.
We exist to promote and develop appropriate community attitudes and values which enable students to achieve their personal best.
The school has a rich tradition that encourages students to participate in teams and organisations which exist in the local community.
Achievements can be seen in consistently high standards of achievement in SAPSASA Carnivals.
Students make a positive contribution to the school through:
• Class meetings and Kids Committee, offering advice and seeking student voice and opinion which
Student behaviour is managed through a well established set of procedures and consequences.
A TOTAL SCHOOL COMMUNITY
South Downs Primary has a reputation for achieving at above the State Average in the annual Literacy skill tests.
The school maintains close and continuous communication through:
• Regular school newsletters, class bulletins
Parents are welcomed into the school environment and participation is encouraged in the following ways.
The school has seven classes consisting of:
Children can start school after their fifth birthday.