The students, staff and families of Thorndon Park Primary School are proud of our school community:
- its diversity
- the quality of its learning programs
- positive working relationships
- the achievements of our students and staff.
Students have opportunities to achieve their personal best in academic pursuits as well as in a range of co-curricular activities. The school enjoys the support of an active parent body which supports student participation in learning programs, sport and other activities. Strong parent partnerships have helped us successfully implement the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. Specialist teaching and learning areas include:
- The Arts – Music, Dance and Drama
- Physical Education
- Languages – Italian
We personalise and connect learning to promote Powerful Learner dispositions with a focus on the Australian Curriculum General Capabilities.
We focus on 21st Century skills that help children work with others to solve complex problems and use technologies to be better thinkers, collaborators and communicators.
We build positive relationships through restorative practices and facilitate student wellbeing through Play is the Way, Program Achieve, Circle Solutions and What’s The Buzz? programs.
Thorndon Park Primary School’s student population is characterised by a wide range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The school’s curriculum supports students to respect and learn from each other through actively promoting intercultural understanding. Thorndon Park Primary School is an internationally accredited school hosting students on a long and short stay basis.
Thorndon Park Primary promotes the development of confident, creative, active and responsible students. We aim to support students to become global digital citizens of the future.
I encourage you to browse through our website and share our experiences on our Facebook page. We invite you to join the School Ambassadors, Governing Council Chairperson and Leadership for a parent tour of our school. We host tours on Monday mornings in week 5 of each term to share what we have to offer.
Page Last Updated: 14/07/2017