East Adelaide School – Learning for Life

Principal’s Welcome

It is with great pleasure that I extend a warm welcome to you, to East Adelaide School – a lighthouse of learning excellence, nestled in the heart of St Peters. As the proud Principal of this highly regarded school, I am delighted to introduce you to an exceptional learning journey that awaits your child from Foundation to Year 6.

East Adelaide School stands as a pillar of educational distinction, recognised for its commitment to nurturing young people and fostering a love of learning. Our dedicated staff and innovative teaching practices set the stage for an enriching academic experience that builds upon explicit instruction for the acquisition of the foundational skills, concepts, and capabilities.

At East Adelaide School, our values – Respect, Relationships, Responsibility and Resilience – are not just words; they are central to our educational philosophy. These values are woven into the fabric of everyday school life, guiding students towards becoming responsible global citizens with a deep sense of empathy and understanding.

We recognise that in an ever-evolving world, it’s essential for students to be equipped with the skills of critical and creative thinking. Our teaching practices foster curiosity and exploration, enhancing a mindset that thrives on asking questions, thinking, seeking solutions and solving problems.

At East Adelaide School, we nurture the courage within each student to take risks, explore new possibilities and become leaders of their own journey. Through various leadership opportunities, we empower students to lead with integrity and make a positive impact on their community and peers.

In an interconnected world, collaboration is key. Our students learn the value of teamwork, cooperation and effective communication from the very beginning. These skills not only enrich their learning but also prepare them to thrive in diverse, collaborative environments.

East Adelaide School is a supportive community that embraces students, parents and staff. We believe that a positive and inclusive environment enables students to flourish emotionally, socially and in all aspects of learning. A supportive community is a keystone to developing a sense of belonging, and we make that a priority at East Adelaide School. Our close-knit community provides a safe and nurturing space where students can express themselves, explore their interests and find their unique place in our school family.

As you embark on this journey with us, I invite you to discover the opportunities that East Adelaide School has to offer. Together, we will ignite curiosity, encourage critical and creative thinking, nurture courage and leadership and cultivate a genuine love for learning.

Thank you for choosing East Adelaide School where we are committed to inspiring young minds, shaping bright futures and creating a world of compassionate, courageous, and confident individuals.

Warm Regards,
Vicki Stravinski