About our school

Reidy Park Primary School is located in Mount Gambier, South Australia.

Reidy Park Primary School was established in 1878 and caters for students from Reception to Year 6.

Whether you have a long association with Reidy Park Primary School or whether this is your first contact with our school, we offer you a warm welcome.

High expectations are held for all students at Reidy Park. The educational opportunities here are stimulating and challenging with an emphasis on literacy, numeracy and students developing the dispositions to be successful learners.

The school is proud of its commitment in providing a wide variety of programs and activities. Students have access to specialist STEM,  Japanese and Physical Education lessons. Performing Arts is another focus area and students have the opportunity to participate in a diverse range of activities including debating, choir, class performances, instrumental music lessons and a Year 5 & 6 production. Students also have excellent access to ICT resources to support their learning.

Staff at Reidy Park are committed to supporting all students’ wellbeing and learning needs and they work together in a purposeful and professional manner to plan and implement high quality teaching programs.

Our school motto of ‘Learning Together, Caring Together’ and the school values of Care, Courage and Respect are actively fostered in all aspects of school life and contribute to a positive and safe school environment. Collaboration, resilience and problem solving are skills that are actively developed in our students through class learning experiences and other initiatives such as student involvement in decision making and whole school wellbeing programs. Parent involvement in school activities is valued and our school enjoys and benefits from families supporting our programs and events.

The school has excellent facilities to support our students, including a well-resourced Library, Gymnasium, Performing Arts Centre and well-maintained school grounds.

For those who are interested in finding out more about Reidy Park Primary School for enrolment purposes, please contact our team at dl.0290.info@schools.sa.edu.au. Visitors to our school are always welcome.

Craig Scerri


Current enrolments

Our School currently has 488 enrolled students

Our vision

Reidy Park Primary School is a vibrant learning community, focused on empowering and challenging individuals to pursue their personal best. We believe in fostering positive relationships to support creativity, personal growth and self-regulation, as we work to ensure students thrive academically, socially and emotionally. Students are valued and encouraged to succeed in becoming life-long learners.

The school actively works with the community to provide an engaging learning program, underpinned by trauma-informed practices, where students feel safe and supported. Teachers have a student centered mindset, where differentiating for individual needs, collaborating with peers and being innovative in their teacher practice is central to all actions.

Our values

Our school motto of ‘Learning Together, Caring Together’ and the school values of care, courage and respect are actively fostered in all aspects of school life and contribute to our positive and safe school environment. 

Our school community is actively encouraged to practice our school values:  

  • Care: To show empathy for others and demonstrate care toward our environment.
  • Courage: To persist, to be resilient, make strong choices and to speak up when you see something that is wrong.
  • Respect: To be thoughtful, mindful of your own actions and to have respect for self, property and the environment around us.