About our school

Naracoorte Primary School is a Reception to Year 6 school. The town of Naracoorte is situated 330kms South of Adelaide, 100km North of Mount Gambier, in the Upper South East of South Australia.

In our main building, you will find the school office, Student Support area, classrooms, a comprehensive Resource Centre and an Information Technology centre. Other classrooms, including our Science room and Performing Arts area, and a 4-classroom STEM building are located behind the main building.

The school boasts a multipurpose hall which is used for sport, performance and assembly, as well as after school community activities like Calisthenics and Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) is also located on the school site.

Our grounds adjoin an expansive native bushland and the community swimming lake, and are a few minutes walk from the Naracoorte Swimming Lake, The Sheep’s Back Museum, Main Shopping Centre, Naracoorte High School and Sporting Complex (including basketball stadium, netball & tennis courts, soccer, football and hockey fields).

Naracoorte Primary School first opened in 1879. The school moved into the current buildings in 1975.  It was the town’s original Primary School until 1963 when Naracoorte South Primary was built.

Current enrolments

Our School currently has 286 enrolled students

Our vision

Our vision is to provide a high quality education, giving students the opportunity to make choices and accept the consequences of their choices. We will create the best possible environment to provide for the success of each student.

This will occur in a setting that is safe, caring and friendly, stimulating and challenging, where everyone feels valued. All staff will work as a team in an enthusiastic and happy working environment. The strong partnership between students, staff, parents and caregivers will value life-long learning.

Students will be encouraged to have a positive outlook for themselves, society and the future.

Our values

Our values contribute to ensuring the best possible environment for student success. This means our staff and school community will work toward each student:

  • Treating others as they would like to be treated
  • Being brave – participating to progress
  • Showing great strength to be sensible
  • Having reasons for the things they say and do
  • Constantly striving for their personal best no matter who they work with
  • Being independent
  • Developing an inquiring mind
  • Solving problems
  • Being happy and resilient
  • Having respect for self, others and the environment
  • Enjoying learning
  • Being self-motivated
  • Working co-operatively with peers and the school community
  • Developing high self confidence
  • Being responsible
  • Doing the right thing.
  • Making informed choices
  • Meeting the challenges of a constantly changing world
  • Developing a positive attitude
  • Developing a strong sense of community
  • Developing essential skills for future learning and work
  • Developing and understanding Skills for Life