About Us

Our School

Values & Vision

Gulfview Heights Primary School is a very close-knit local community based school, catering for approximately 430 Reception to Year 7 students.

Often described as a ‘country school’ in a metropolitan area, the school is located 20km North of Adelaide on the hills face that separates the Northern and North Eastern suburbs. Nestled amongst an Australian native backdrop, the school boasts one of the most beautiful and tranquil school environments.

Gulfview Heights Primary is a public school in the Northern Adelaide Region and is a member of the Salisbury Partnership of schools.

Built in 1976, the school has a proud history characterised by high levels of student participation and academic excellence, parental involvement, as well as providing a range of extra-curricular activities in the areas of Performing Arts, Physical Education and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Our vision is built around providing a safe and supportive learning environment, and enhancing a student’s capacity to learn and achieve their personal best. We offer a range of specialist programs and extra-curricular activities which stimulate students’ intellectual, physical, moral, social and creative capabilities.

Upon the completion of a $1 000 000 STEM redevelopment in 2018, the school became a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics focus primary school to promote an interdisciplinary approach to learning across these areas. Through their engagement in STEM learning, students are able to secure their place as innovators, entrepreneurs, leaders and shapers of an adaptable knowledge-based economy and society.

Parents and carers play an integral role in their child’s education and this home-school partnership is central to us realising our vision.

We are extremely proud of our school and invite you to explore our website further to learn more about what our school has to offer.

School Vision

“Gulfview Heights Primary School prides itself on providing a safe and supportive learning environment and encouraging all students to achieve their potential as learners and citizens in our community.

We are committed to working in partnership with our school community and providing quality teaching and learning programs which promote the development of life-long skills.

Our school motto of ‘Working together to reach new Heights’ reflects this commitment and is underpinned by our values of Respect, Excellence, Collaboration, Empathy and Integrity.

This ensures we value the contributions of members in our school community in ‘working together’ to foster a sense of belonging and commitment, in our quest for greater educational opportunities and academic excellence.

Everything we do at Gulfview Heights is driven by our high expectations and values which underpin our quality teaching & learning programs and respectful relationships.”

– Gulfview Heights Primary School

School Values

Respect

  • Considering the feelings and opinions of others
  • Respecting one’s self, property and the environment

Excellence

  • Persisting and trying to achieve your personal best
  • Taking pride in your achievements

Empathy

  • Understanding & caring for others’ feelings

Integrity

  • Being honest & making responsible choices

Collaboration

  • Working together towards common goals
  • Getting along and co-operating with others

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