Welcome to Saddleworth Primary School
Saddleworth Primary School is a small rural school situated 110km north of Adelaide in the Clare and Gilbert Valleys, and operating within the Lower Mid North Partnership. The school is central to the local community, with most students living in the town or surrounding farms. Community groups work alongside the school to ensure the best possible learning environment for all students.
Currently, there are 52 students enrolled at the school, taught in three classes: Junior Primary, Middle Primary, Upper Primary. Students who require additional support are well catered for through the implemenatation of evidence-based intervention programs and the appointment of additional staff in the classroom to assist students when and where it is needed.
An Early Learning Centre is located on the site, which is also supported by families from neighbouring towns. The majority of students enrolled at Saddleworth Primary School transition to Riverton District High School at the end of their primary schooling.
The Australian Curriculum provides the framework for learning programs. Spanish, Visual Arts and Music are taught at the school by specialist teachers, with students participating in community competitions, and displaying their art work at both the Community Hub and the Café on the main street. Maintaining chooks and vegetable gardens, and utilising our fully equipped kitchen are features of learning at Saddleworth Primary School.
School Captains are appointed each year as school leaders, ably supported by highly skilled Sports Captains who play a significant role in the sporting particiaption and development of all students. A Student Voice is empowered through the Student Representative Council, whre there is representation from each year level. Members are voted in each term, and actively generate new initiatives.
Saddleworth Primary is a school where students demonstrate genuine care for each other and take pride in their learning environment. Academic achievement is frequently above state and similar school averages doe to the strong focus on achievement. Saddleworth Primary School is a centre of learning.