Torrens Primary School

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As you may have heard a small number of ACT public schools received a threatening phone call yesterday.

Forrest Primary School, Kingsford Smith School, Lanyon High School, Richardson Primary School and Miles Franklin Primary School were evacuated as Police attended all sites, investigated the threats and confirmed it was safe to return to normal classes.

Staff and students responded exceptionally well and should be commended.

If you have any concerns or require further information, please contact your school. Counselling support is available for all students and staff. 

Police advised that they are aware of similar incidents in a number of schools in other states around Australia. 

Education Directorate ACT Government 

Posted on 03 Feb 2016

2016 Term 1 - Kindergarten commence Monday, 01 February 2016. Year 1- Year 6 Tuesday, 2 February 2016. Preschools from Monday, 01 February 2016

Posted on 13 Jan 2016

Yr 6 Graduation Assembly - Thursday, 17 December 2pm

Posted on 16 Dec 2015

Awards and Year 5 assembly

Tomorrow's awards assembly, to be hosted by Year 5 will commence at the earlier time of 12pm.

Posted on 10 Dec 2015

Year 3 Action Team Stall Day

Don't forget this is on Wednesday, 9 December in the New Hall. There will be a variety of things on offer to buy and do, including food stalls, cup cakes, craft stalls, second hand books, car racing games and more!

All proceeds go directly to ChildFund in support of Timor Leste (East Timor).

Thank you - Year 3 Action Team

Posted on 04 Dec 2015

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Principal's Message

At Torrens Primary School we are proud of the rich educational environment and rigorous programs provided for all students. Our commitment is to work in partnership with parents, striving to ensure that all students are given every opportunity to achieve their full potential.

The school lies in the older part of Woden Valley and has a current enrolment of around 500 students from Preschool to Year 6. Three preschool units are attached to Torrens Primary School Chifley, Pearce and Torrens.

Many parents select Torrens Primary School because of its traditional design, single classrooms and excellent reputation. Torrens Primary School enjoys strong community involvement and support in all aspects of school life. We believe the partnership between school and home is extremely important to develop and foster high academic achievement and a love of learning.

At Torrens Primary School we promote consideration, respect for self, teamwork, tolerance and high standards of achievement, both academic and social. The right to work and learn is paramount to our philosophy. We provide high quality educational and extra curricula programs.

At Torrens Primary School we cater for a broad range of individual differences including talented and gifted students. Special emphasis is placed on providing the best possible start during the first years of schooling. An early intervention program includes the maintenance of small classroom sizes in the junior school and the development of early literacy and numeracy skills.

As new parents to the school you are invited to join our school's varied activities.

I look forward to your association with Torrens Primary School.

Sue Mueller


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