Our School - History

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Unley Primary School is a school with a long and proud history. The school was opened on January 13th, 1879 with an enrolment of 194 students. There were separate classroom sections for boys and girls and playgrounds were also apart. Teaching staff consisted of one headmaster, one assistant and one pupil teacher.

Over the years Unley School has comprised a junior primary school, a primary school and a girls' technical high school. The school had a peak enrolment of one thousand five hundred children in the 1920s. Today about 460 children are enrolled.

Our Vision:-

“We share a sense of belonging and community, with a focus on creating a positive and diverse school culture for all. We work together to develop an engaging and challenging learning environment where all students are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best and contribute actively to the community now and in the future".


Unley Primary School 
222 Wattle Street
Unley SA 5061

Ph. 8272 9323
Fax 8373 3085
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