A sporting chance at Porties

A sporting chance at Porties

So, what are all the opportunities to play sport at Port Noarlunga Primary School? Here is a rundown as to what is available and the structures in place for school based sports. The Department for Education supports sport through policy development, curriculum...
Playing Board Games to Learn Social Skills

Playing Board Games to Learn Social Skills

Every Thursday afternoon the year 5/6 students from Mr Horsfall and Mr Letcher’s class spend a lesson playing board games in groups. A large array of board games are made available for students to choose from. These are mainly games that they have not come across...
The Buddy Program

The Buddy Program

A classroom story by Kris Sander – Year 4/5 teacher Buddy programs are generally programs which involve older children being paired with younger children, for example children starting school and children in older years. However, similar year level students may...
Aboriginal Education at Porties

Aboriginal Education at Porties

Hi, I’m Shona Thompson and I’ve been at Port Noarlunga Primary School as a classroom teacher since 2011. In 2019, I began working as our Aboriginal Education Teacher (AET) on Wednesdays and continued this in 2020.This year, I am the AET on Thursdays and Fridays and...
Setting up for a year in Team O

Setting up for a year in Team O

We are a team of twenty-four Year 1 and 2 students, one teacher, a crew of student support officers and one green dinosaur. You read right—we have the kindest little herbivore named Steggy! On day one Steggy was introduced to our team in a way that would allow others...