School Rd,
Gawler SA 5118, Australia
08 8522 2988
South Australia Department of Education Government of South Australia

Caring Since 1878

As the first state school to open in this area, Gawler Primary School has a proud history.

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Welcome to Gawler Primary School

Gawler Primary School promotes Success, Mutual Respect, Active Participation, Responsibility and Teamwork. We have a strong focus on supporting individual needs and talents in a safe, friendly environment with a balanced and relevant curriculum.

Gawler is a Reception to Year 7 Primary School located in Church Hill State Heritage area of Gawler. It was one of the first eight model schools in South Australia, built in 1877 and opened in the following year.

The original school building and other original structures are State and National Estate heritage-listed items.

Our impressive heritage building houses our extensive and welcoming library, a modern computer suite, two classrooms and a large General Purpose room where various activities and functions are held. The old Canteen is used for our Breakfast Club that runs each morning. The modern kitchen facilities are used by classes and parent groups for cooking.

From our Principal

From our Principal

As Principal of Gawler Primary School it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Gawler Primary School website. Please...

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Gawler Primary School is accepting expressions of interest from parents seeking to enrol their child(ren) across all year levels at Gawler Primary School.

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Book Week 2021

Book Week 2021

Gawler Primary School Book Week 2021

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Our School

Gawler Primary School boasts a range of facilities and services throughout. Our school is accommodated within a historic site yet provides a modern approach to learning and education. In comparison to other schools in our area Gawler Primary School is a small country school set in a metropolitan area.

Gawler Primary has an OSHC service run by Happy Haven held in their own OSHC space, Breakfast Club supported by KickStart for Kids, and onsite ACEO and an onsite Pastoral Care worker.

Our teachers and children have access to an expansive array of resources and several extracurricular activities. From the rich library in our heritage building to the nature play space in the south yard. We have a Lego League team and students that participate in a range of SAPSASA sports.

Take your time to explore our website and learn of all the wonderful facilities/ services we have to offer. If you would like a tour of our site please do not hesitate to contact the school to book a time.

Gawler Primary's Library
Nature Playground