Respect Persistence Creativity Kindness
Julie James

Principal

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

Welcome to East Marden Primary School. The school opened in 1968 and over the years has grown to its current size of more than 700 students. Our cultural mix has evolved over the years and we now celebrate more than 30 cultures at the school…

Out of School Activities

At East Marden Primary School, students can be involved in a variety of activities that occur outside of school hours. These include basketball, netball, soccer, chess and STEM activities. Many of these activities rely on parent volunteers. Please contact the school if you have an interest in supporting these activities or would like any further information.

Music

Students from year 3 have the opportunity to learn a stringed instrument. The strings program is provided by Instrumental Music, a program of the Department for Education. Lessons are publicly funded however there is a fee associated with hiring an instrument and purchasing tutor books.

Students in year 5, 6 and 7 have the opportunity to participate in the Festival of Music choir program.

ENROLMENT VACANCIES

Currently, enrolments for 2021 are available for all applicants that meet the Education Department enrolment Admissions Policies and Procedures.

East Marden Primary is a School with a Capacity Management Plan (CMP). There is a strict school zone in place.

Please call 83376170 or email 1043.admin@schools.sa.edu.au for more information.

Spotlight
on
EMPS

Cartoons in the Classroom

East Marden had a fantastic opportunity last term to participate in a new partnership
through Drama. With the restrictions in the first few terms, one of the school Arts teachers,
Ashlee Self, looked for new ways to perform in a safe way!

Wellbeing

Wellbeing at East Marden Primary School.

East Marden Primary is a Wellbeing for Learning school that uses evidence-informed action to improve the wellbeing and mental health of all staff and learners, creating environments where everyone feels safe, valued, engaged and purposeful.

Children and young people with healthy wellbeing are more engaged and successful learners. The Wellbeing for Learning framework supports educators to deliver inclusive, child-centred learning opportunities that promote healthy social and academic development. The framework is underpinned by 5 principles; Relationships, Inclusion, Child-centred, Strengths-Based and Learning Success. Accompanying this framework, educators employ pedagogical practises from the Berry Street Education Model to improve teaching and learning outcomes.