Torrens Valley Christian School

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Torrens Valley Christian School
Location
Adelaide, South Australia
Australia
Information
Type Non-denominational Christian
Motto In Christ Wisdom and Knowledge
Established 1980
Principal Julie Prattis
Grades Reception to Year 12
Enrolment 600
Colour(s) red, blue, white
Website

Torrens Valley Christian School is a non-denominational Christian school providing a distinctive Christian environment to approximately 600 reception to year 12 students. The school is situated in Hope Valley, South Australia.

History[edit]

The school was founded by parents in 1980.

Principals[edit]

Dates Principal
2013–Present Julie Prattis
2004-2012 Nigel Bennett
1996-2003 Andrew Mackenzie

School Aims[edit]

Torrens Valley Christian School aims[1]

  • to provide Christian Education for children based upon the Word of God.
  • to build the spirit of community in our school on the scriptural foundation of Ephesians 4: 29-32, 5:1-2.
  • to encourage students to be disciples and servants of Christ and stewards of their God given gifts and abilities.
  • to prepare students for future study and employment by the provision of courses appropriate to their needs.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Matthew Glaetzer: Australian Olympic track cyclist
  • Julie(Jules) Sebastian: TV presenter
  • Daniel Gorringe: AFL footballer Gold Coast Suns 2011-2015, Carlton Blues 2016-
  • Brad Chilcott: 2013 State Finalist Australian of the year Australia's Local Hero 2013,[2] founder of Welcome to Australia
  • Emily Hodgson (current student): Adelaide United Westfield W-League 2016/17 squad

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Aims". Torrens Valley Christian School. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Australian of the Year Honour role". http://www.australianoftheyear.org.au/honour-roll/?view=fullView&recipientID=971. Retrieved 27 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)

Sources[edit]

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