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Welcome to Trinity Gardens SchoolTrinity Gardens School is located in the eastern suburb of Trinity Gardens in metropolitan Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. The school was established in 1898 and has provided over 100 years of excellence in shaping the primary years of its students’ education. Current enrolment across the campus, including the Early Learning Centre, is over 700 children.

Welcome to Trinity Gardens SchoolThe school caters for children from four years of age through a quality preschool program in the Early Learning Centre to thirteen years of age in a choice of curriculum streams. Trinity Gardens School offers a unique dual stream curriculum choice for families. It offers a Mainstream Education curriculum and a Steiner Education Stream curriculum with classes from Reception to Year 7. The Steiner Education Stream began in 2006, see Steiner Education stream for further information. In addition to the Early Learning Centre and Primary Education the school caters for a small number of children with severe and multiple disabilities in the purpose built St Morris Unit.

Special facilities of the school campus include:

  • An up to date computer suite for 30 students and computer pods strategically located amongst classrooms and interactive whiteboards.
  • A spacious Resource Centre located in the centre of the campus thus acting as a hub of the school. It is available for use by the whole school community.
  • Extensive grounds, including two ovals, one of which is used for sporting activities, the other is a Nature Play area. Both are accessed during recess and lunchtime play.
  • A large hard court area with basketball and netball rings.
  • Three separate playgrounds for Junior Primary, Middle Primary and Upper Primary
  • The Piazza, a community area, has been developed directly in front of the gymnasium. This is a fabulous outdoor area ideal for smaller gatherings.
  • A large solid brick gymnasium was completed in March 2010. This modern facility is used on many occasions by the whole school community.
  • A dedicated Out of School Hours Care facility offering before and after school and vacation care.
  • A kitchen garden, sensory garden and flower garden, all maintained by students.
  • Air-conditioned and carpeted classrooms.
  • Several sandpits for kinaesthetic learning and creative play
  • A Children's Centre was completed in June 2011. The new purpose built building has spaces for parents and children.

As well as the classroom teachers and an IBL Co-ordinator/Resource Centre Manager, the school has specialist teachers in the curriculum areas of Italian, Music, Physical Education and English as a Second Language. Intervention programs support students with special needs in literacy and physical coordination. Students also have the opportunity to participate in, Bookweek, Science Week, Charity fundraising and further extra-curricular activities such as the Festival of Music choir and the many school sports offered.

The school advocates a Sunsmart policy and is an Asthma friendly school.

Student Voice is encouraged and a range of senior student leadership positions are highly valued by students. These include School Ambassadors, Safe Buddies, Sports Leaders and Performing Arts Leaders.