Torrens Valley Christian School

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Torrens Valley Christian School
Adelaide, South Australia
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

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.


The school was founded by parents in 1980.


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


  1. ^ "Our Aims". Torrens Valley Christian School. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Australian of the Year Honour role". Retrieved 27 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)


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