Willunga
Primary School

Department for Education and Child Development

Willunga Primary School holds a unique place in the history of South Australia.  In 2007 the school celebrated 130 years of public education, and a Commemorative Cairn was erected at the Main Road entrance.  In the same year, the redevelopment of the school was officially completed.

The school enjoys a strong relationship with the township of Willunga, sharing the use of its oval and gymnasium.  The school is an active participant in the annual Almond Blossom Festival.

Willunga Primary School has a strong focus on teacher efficacy and powerful learning.  The teaching staff have undertaken significant work in Positive Psychology.  Willunga Primary School is a place where difference is valued, relationships are key, and learning is our core business.

Willunga has a commitment to providing a range of learning opportunities for students including:- choir; SAPSASA events; environmental and garden programs; instrumental music opportunities; visits and links to the local community, preschool, library and high school.

Willunga supports values that CARE

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Creativity

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Acceptance

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Responsibility

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Enthusiasm

In 2016 we began to focus on these through a Learning Power framework and our site Steps to Success – Stamina, Team Work, Enthusiasm, Planning and STRETCH.

Willunga is a DECD school and is a member of the Sea and Vines Partnerships of Schools.  Enrolments at Willunga are governed through a zoning policy.  Application for out of zone enrolments follows DECD procedure.

Alison Colbeck

Principal, Willunga Primary School

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