PORTSIDE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE PRIMARY SCHOOL - FOUNDATION TO YEAR 6
We believe the Primary years of education set the values for the rest of life. It is during these formative years that the foundations for knowledge, attitudes and belief are laid.
We provide a nurturing, supportive and structured environment to give our students the confidence to explore and learn collaboratively. Christian values are strongly emphasised, with the focus on developing each student’s character and success.
Portside Christian College meets the goals of the Australian curriculum for our Primary School students. We provide a dynamic program which supports and extends student's abilities and creates independence.
The Portside Christian College Primary School Australian Curriculum learning areas are linked below:
Humanities and social sciences – history, geography, economics and business, civics and citizenship
The arts – dance, drama, music, media arts, visual arts
Technologies – design and technologies, digital technologies
Meet the Principal
DR SUSAN STARLING
A great school has a clear curriculum and expectations, engages the community, values students and gives them a voice.
It focuses on relationships and lives out its mission day by day. This is my vision for our College.
The Arts at Portside Christian College
At Portside Christian College, we recognise the importance of developing our students' God-given talents in the Performing or Visual Arts. Our Performing Arts activities include Junior Choir and Concert Band.
Our College Learns Indonesian
Portside Christian College offers Indonesian as a language throughout our students educational journey.
We believe language learning enhances cross-cultural understanding, promotes tolerance and respect and creates opportunities.
Sport at Portside Christian College
At our College, we believe that participation in sports is more than just a physical activity - it's an opportunity for character building and leadership development.
Our primary school has a strong commitment to soccer and a dedicated group of coaches and managers making our College an exceptional place to play.
Our students compete from Years 3 to 12 in district and school competitions such as SACSA, SAPSASA and SSSSA, and are given the chance to participate in a wide range of sports including netball, basketball, athletics, hockey, AFL, swimming, kayaking, soccer and dance.
STEM at Portside Christian College
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) framework aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and capabilities required to thrive in a rapidly evolving world.
Students are encouraged to work collaboratively in problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration skills.
Seesaw & SEQTA Continuous Online Reporting for all Primary students
Seesaw is used for Junior School students in Foundation to Year 2 for additional support and communication with families.
Portside Christian College uses SEQTA for our Learning Management System, to manage and share information with our College Community for Foundation to 12.
For more information on SEQTA and Seesaw please speak to a staff member or email us.
Our student leadership opportunities
Portside Christian College offers a student leadership opportunities throughout our students life at the College. Student leadership programs offer many benefits including opportunities to develop essential skills like communication, teamwork, and problem-solving.
Our college has Year 6 Captains and a student SRC for Primary School students.
We also offer a wide range of co-curricular performing arts activities, along with our own dance school Portlife Dance.
We are currently offering Hiphop, Jazz, Ballet and Open Contemporary.
Our College Uniform
Portside Christian College has a high standard of uniform requirements. We believe a properly worn uniform enhances the image of and promotes student pride in the College.
For information on uniform purchase and requirements please click the link below.
Portside Christian College Bus Service
The College operates a bus service for families to suburbs surrounding the College driven by our bus drivers.