Airdale Primary School Airdale Primary School

Department for Education and Child Development






We will be celebrating 50 years at Airdale Primary School on

Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd October 2016.

Friday afternoon the School will be open to the public from

 1:30 p.m. for tours of the school and to look at memorabilia

 in the Gym.

Students will be showcasing their work in classrooms.

A Formal assembly scheduled for 2.40pm will see the cutting of the birthday cake by School Captains.

 Saturday 11.00am – 3.00pm celebrations consisting of school tours, displays in the Gym, memorabilia displays, Choir performance, Sausage Sizzle and games for the kids.


A Special Assembly will be held at 2:30 p.m. with the opening of a Time Capsule and cutting of the Birthday Cake.


Welcome to Airdale Primary School

Airdale Primary School, situated in the regional township of Port Pirie, has a strong focus on learning. Our major priority is literacy and improved pedagogies for literacy teaching and learning. The school motto of 'Achievement for All' is reflected in our broad range of learning programs.

Our wellbeing for learning priority is underpinned by the five core values of respect, responsibility, cooperation, caring and support. Our anti-harassment and bullying programs support students in developing positive relationships and we encourage parents to work in partnership with staff to ensure a safe place for their children to learn and play.

Students' achievements are also celebrated through our school reward program, 'Awesome Airdale'. A variety of alternative success orientated programs allows for personalised learning and includes technology, gardening, cooking, life-skills, and separate boys and girls groups for mainstream literacy and numeracy learning. Specific programs are established for students with special needs. We also have an Out of School Hours Care (OHSC) and vacation program.

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