Renmark North School is located approximately 10km from the township of Renmark and is nestled amongst vineyards and fruit properties.
Our school occupies a large area which includes two ovals, two playgrounds, a pool, netball/basketball courts, a gymnasium, Science room, Library and Computer room. Our preschool is located on-site. Playgroup, for children aged four and under, takes place at the preschool site every Friday morning.
We instil our STARR values: Success, Teamwork, Acceptance, Respect and Responsibility; and pride ourselves on the diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds of our school community.
Lessons are structured so that students have a minimum of 100 minutes a day for both Literacy and Numeracy, four days a week. We follow the Initial Lit phonics program in our Junior Primary and the Reciprocal Reading Process in our Middle and Upper Primary. In Maths we use the Big Ideas in Number approach. Targeted students receive specialised intervention of Two Smart and Quick Smart. Additionally, we follow the Berry Street Education Model, which is a methodology for teaching social and emotional learning. Science/P.E. and Modern Greek are taught for a further 100 minutes per week, while on Fridays we celebrate successful learning through elective activities. The Arts, HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences – including History and Geography) and Technologies.