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SAPSASA district netball

SAPSASA district netball

On the 16th of June to the 20th of June we, Madie Przibilla and Mia Parkinson went down to Priceline stadium to represent Mid North SAPSASA in the Mid North team division 8. On our first game we won 38-10, on our second game on Monday we smashed...

8 Aug, 2019
Year 7 to High School Regional Consultation

Year 7 to High School Regional Consultation

Please join us to learn more about the upcoming move of year 7 to high school. The consultation is for all primary school families. The education department is especially interested in hearing from you if your child is currently in year 2, 3 or 4....

8 Aug, 2019

Archived News & Events

Growth in learning

If you are aware of the theoretical work of John Hattie, you may have heard about Effect Size. Effect Size if a simple measure for quantifying the difference between two sets of data on a common scale.

Pupil free day report

On Friday 8th September Riverton Primary School staff joined colleagues from the Lower Mid North B-12 Partnership for a day’s professional learning. The topic of the day was ‘Building and Developing Visible Learners’.

Visible Learning Focus at Port Wakefield Kindergarten

This year has seen Visible Learning become a focus for all Staff and Children. Staff have undertaken professional learning in Foundation Day and Feedback Focus. Our Philosophy Statement embeds Mindframes into our Educator practice. Staff view quality teaching as integral to raising outcomes of learning for all children.

Nature Play at Balaklava CCC

It was their squeals of laughter and animated conversation that drew me near. The children were mixing the soil and water, carting it from one side of the path to the other using the wheel barrows. On the surface it was just a group of children having fun. But their learning was much deeper and richer today because of the Nature Play offered at Balaklava Community Children’s Centre.

Certificate II Automotive Program

In 2017, we have sixteen students from Riverton, Burra, Eudunda and Balaklava participating in a Certificate II program, run through the Elizabeth TAFE. The lecturer travels to the high school each Monday to deliver the program, using the facilities of the RDHS Trade Training Centre.

Presentation Ball

On Friday March 17th, Riverton & District High School held their annual Presentation Ball. The Ball is for year 12 students to dress up in formal attire and be presented to fellow students, family and the community. The theme for this year’s presentation ball was Red & White.

2017 Sporting achievements

RDHS competed in the Interschool Swimming competition held at Clare in Term 1, after our own swimming carnival. With a team of just 30 compared to other schools, Burra, Eudunda, Clare, Balaklava and Horizon, (some had nearly 50 students participating) we did an excellent job and filled almost every event.

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