Catholic Education South Australia

About Us

An Overview of Saint David's Parish School

  • Saint David's Parish School first opened on February 7th, 1977.
  • Located in Tea Tree Gully, Saint David's offers a competitive local primary school option for families living in the North Eastern suburbs. 
  • Our student facilities include a large multi-purpose gymnasium, Bright Stars Education space, well stocked library and music suite with our covered courtyard and meeting space positioned at the heart of our school.
  • We are a warm, R-6, co-educational Catholic primary school with current enrolments sitting around 350 students.
  • We celebrate diversity with our families coming from diverse cultural backgrounds, diverse family groups and diverse economic situations.
  • With 85% of our families identifying as Australian, we also have families identifying as Chilean, Croatian, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Lebanese, Polish, Welsh and Russian among other backgrounds.
  • While the majority of our students come from local areas, we are seeing increasing numbers of students coming from the Adelaide Hills regions.
  • We offer a number of specialised programs to address the diverse learning needs of our students. We provide programs to target motor skills development, social skills, literacy, numeracy and provision accelerated learning opportunities.
  • We have Playgroup on site, one morning a week during term time for children 0-4 years who are not attending pre-school along with their parent/carer.
  • Average class size is 20 in our Reception classes, 25 for Years 1-6 classes.
  • Extra-curricula sports programs including swimming, athletics, cross country, netball, soccer, football, touch football and cricket.
  • We hold an annual School Sports Carnival and are involved in many Inter-school sporting carnivals.
  • For the students who are interested in the Arts, we have a School Choir, Rock Band and extensive Instrumental Music Program.
  • From 2018 we will be running annual school camps from Year 3.