Barnet Road, Evanston SA 5116
Gawler and District College was created in 2013 through the amalgamation of Gawler High School, Evanston Primary School and Evanston Preschool. Despite new beginnings the school is steeped in rich history dating back to 1907 where the school was originally named the Gawler School of Mines and was located in Gawler East. Whilst they respect and draw on the past, our focus is on providing learning opportunities for all students that reflect the needs of all 21st Century learners.
Gawler and District College B-12 is a supportive, inclusive and enthusiastic community of independent thinkers. They are a learning community which encourages staff, students and parents to involve themselves fully in all aspects of school life with a focus on our core school values of Respect, Generosity and Excellence. Their students are welcoming, engaged and curious, and our staff passionate and committed to every students' needs.
Their passionate teachers, leaders and support staff offer high quality education and a rich diversity of programs for our students ensuring the best possible outcomes for all of our students. Their teaching staff devote many hours and boundless energy to continually improve their curriculum delivery as well as a range of broad extra-curricular programs. They are lucky to have a staffing mix of highly experienced and early career teachers. They are supported by an equally committed and skilled team of paraprofessional staff who focus on delivering a high quality service to students, staff and families as well as 21st Century work practices.
Gawler and District College B-12 students demonstrate leadership of and in their learning with a strong emphasis on Student Voice across the College. Importantly, their students care for and about one another, understanding that they learn best when they collaborate with each other, and that achievement is most rewarding when it is shared.