Tuesday, 24 September 2013

WALES ST PRIMARY SCHOOL

Wales Street Primary School (opened 1 October 1891 as the 'Prince of Wales Park State School') has played a pivotal role in education in Thornbury. Although student academic performance is extremely important, the school aims to develop the whole child through a broad curriculum, interpersonal learning and a strong values based environment. Specialist teachers are provided; in the Arts, Italian, Music and Physical Education and educational activities include sport, choir and band, instrumental music lessons, drama, environment and chess clubs.

Over the past five years the socio-economic background of the students has risen considerably and enrolments increased to about 500 students. Priority for enrolment is given to students where Wales Street is their closest school.

This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Ruby Tuesday meme.


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