Trinity College, Gawler

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Trinity College

Trinity College, Gawler crest. Source: (Trinity College Gawler website)

Motto In God Is My Faith
Established 1984
School type Independent, Anglican, Co-educational, Day
Known As Trinity
Headmaster Mr. Nick Hately
Chairman Mr. R. Oermann
Chaplain Rev'd Ruth Mathieson
Affiliations Anglican Church, ISSA
Location Gawler, South Australia, Australia
Campus Suburban
Enrolment Approx. 3,600 students (K-12)[1]
School fees A$1,437 p.a – A$3,564 p.a[2]
School colours White, Red & Gold
School Hymn
Area 140 Acres (over 5 schools)[1]

Trinity College, known until recently as Trinity College Gawler is an Anglican, K-12, co-educational, day school in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. 2009 marked the school's 25th Anniversary.

Established in 1984, Trinity College caters for approximately 3,600 students over five schools – Trinity College Senior (Evanston South), Trinity College Blakeview (Blakeview), Trinity College Gawler River (Angle Vale), Trinity College North (Evanston South) and Trinity College South (Evanston South) with a Montessori preschool. It is the largest independent low-fee school in Australia[citation needed].

Students from the College have been successful in the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge (3rd in the small school section in 2004),the Tournament of Minds (2003 Secondary Division in Maths Engineering) and the Wakakirri competition, with Gawler River earning a 1st place in the division one section for new schools and South receiving 1st in the division three section.


Trinity College originated at St. George's Church, Church Hill, Gawler, when a group of parish parents decided their children needed a better future. The first class was held in the parish hall, across the road from the church.[3]


Trinity College is a school that ensures key traditional celebrations. Included are the annual Trinity Open Day and regular chapel services, the school community regularly congregates in celebration. Student achievements are recognised on-stage at fortnightly assemblies and events. Events include the school's silver anniversary which is commemorated through special edition school diaries and silver decorations.[weasel words]

Charity Involvement[edit]

All Trinity College students are asked to bring a small donation of non-perishable food to give to Anglicare every year.[4] Although non-mandatory to students, each year many bags of food and other helpful items are loaded into vans and taken to the homeless and less fortunate.


Notable Alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Trinity College- College Profile (accessed:11-05-2006)
  2. ^ Trinity College Gawler Day & Boarding Fees 2007 (accessed:11-05-2007)
  3. ^ From Dusty Paddock; Daly, John. A. 2004
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