Ardtornish Primary School is recognised for its
excellent programmes in a diverse range of areas such as the
music, ICT, science, and sport. At APS students have access to
many extra-curricula activities including
school sporting teams, Aerobics, Pedal Prix and school band.
Download our Parent Information Book. Working closely with the Ardtornish Children's Centre we provide a smooth transition bewtween preschool and school.
Parents of reception students are invited to visit our Reception Literacy page to learn about the approach we use to ensure each child quickly and enjoyably learns to read and write.
Our Vision: To empower students to create positive futures through high quality teaching.
Our Values: Respect, Responsibility,
Confidence, Safety and Security and Fun, underpin
all that we do. We develop students' social skills,
creativity, problem solving, self confidence and
ability to access and process knowledge. We provide a safe,
happy, caring, supportive and positive environment in which children
develop empathy for others, responsibility, and a strong desire
to learn and achieve.
The school strives to foster
parent/teacher relationships that enhance the learning opportunities available to students and believes that teachers and parents are partners in
The school programme is further
enriched by involvement with the community and projects which
allow students to demonstrate active involvement in their learning. We have a very active Governing Council.
Ardtornish Primary School (R-7)
is located 20km North East of the Adelaide city centre and
there is an interesting history behind its establishment
and name. See
us on a map.
Our Time Capsule Buried 25 years ago was recovered and opened in November 2014. Go here to see the movie.
Go here to see our recommended educational iPad Apps
Visit DECD's Great Start Page to learn how to support students in the early years.