Port Broughton Area School

Port Broughton Area School

Port Broughton Area School Introduction

Port Broughton located 170km from Adelaide, is a seaside town on northern Yorke Peninsula. This picturesque locale is a popular tourist destination. It
supports a flourishing fishing industry (oyster farming, blue swimmer crab, scale fish) and services the broad acre farming community.

Port Broughton provides a gateway to the nearby Flinders Ranges (a truly Australian environment) where bushwalking in the natural environment amongst native wildlife is a popular tourist activity.

School facilities and resources

  • Wireless computer network servicing laptops for flexible staff and student use
  • Mac computers for media studies - movie making and editing
  • Fully equipped workshop for furniture construction and engineering
  • School community library, internet access
  • Gymnasium
  • Expansive grounds and sporting areas - tennis, basketball, netball courts and playing fields
  • Specialist facilities for food technology and hospitality studies
  • School canteen catering for morning tea and lunches daily

Strong focus areas

  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Middle Schooling
  • Teaching & Learning Methodology

Special interest programs

  • Music - classroom, choir & instrumental programs (guitar, strings, brass, & woodwind)
  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT) - robotics, movie making, animation, sound capture & editing
  • Gifted and talented education program

Student support services

  • ESL support
  • Student counsellors
  • Course and career counselling
  • Program Achieve - personal development (R-10)
  • Student services officer learning support in classrooms

Recent school awards and achievements

  • School acknowledged for high performance numeracy learning outcomes
  • School recognised as state leader in ICT planning & curriculum, presentation school
  • State Tournament of Minds
  • Interschool athletics pennant
  • SAPSASA Athletics competition, district champion school
  • Mid North Golf Champion School, encouragement award

Sporting activities

  • Athletics carnivals
  • Tri-Skills gymnastics
  • Wide range of sports including netball, Australian rules football, cricket, tennis, hockey, cross country running, swimming and athletics
  • Extensive outdoor education program activities including hiking, bushcraft, high ropes, skiing, kayaking and sailing

Co-curricular opportunities

  • Choir performances for community and social events
  • National academic competitions in maths, science, English, writing and computer skills

Industry and training partnerships

Community alliances

  • Community organisations and industry groups - school based traineeships and vocational placements

International programs

  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours





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