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Through world-class teaching and learning practices we will create a vibrant and inclusive birth to 12 educational community that fosters kind and resilient life-long learners, who will thrive today and in tomorrow’s world.

Riverbanks College

Why Choose Us?

Modern Learning Environment

A modern and contemporary learning environment with strong connections between internal and external learning spaces.

STEM Program

A focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies to educate students for jobs of the future.

Unique Learning Environments

Integration and connection, providing unique learning and teaching environments for children, students and staff from birth all the way up to year 12.

Indoor Facilities

Designed to allow community use, creating an inclusive and accessible hub; including a cafΓ©, 300 seat performing arts centre, and an entrepreneurial hub.

Outdoor Facilities

Expansive facilities for community use outside of school hours, including courts, gymnasium and sporting fields that can be used by the community.

Ecologically Sustainable Development

Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) principles that meet a 5-green star rating.

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While the best way to experience our state-of-the-art facilities is in person, why not take a virtual tour now!

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🎸 Our Year 9 Music stars rocked the stage for Year 2/3 students! 🎀

Our Year 9’s have been working hard last term developing instrumental skills on their chosen rock band instruments and rehearsing as a class.

They're pumped for their big showcase next term, where they'll shine even brighter.

#Year9Music #RockStars
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🎨 Year 7 'Birds of a Feather' sculptures! 🐦

Using the elements of art the year 7’s have mastered line, shape, texture, and form. They've brought to life a stunning array of birds from magpies to colourful parrots and even a whimsical lorikeets, their creativity knows no bounds!

#BirdsOfAFeather #Year7Art
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Peta JonesπŸ₯°

These are so beautiful! Well done Arts team and students 🩷

They all looks amazing. Well done students, my daughter certainly enjoyed this project 😊

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Do you remember the joy and magic of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" book, at school, reading to your child or perhaps your grandchildren? πŸ› πŸ“š

Our Reception class is adding their own twist to this timeless tale! Using egg cartons, they're crafting and painting their own hungry caterpillars.

#TheVeryHungryCaterpillar #ChildhoodMemories
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✨ Looking back on a fantastic Term 1 at Riverbanks College! We've had so many memorable moments and accomplishments, and we're ready to take on even more exciting adventures in Term 2.

#term1highlights #recapvideo
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πŸ“£ Exciting News Alert! πŸ“°
Get ready for the latest edition of 'The Riverbanks Buzz' for Term 1 at Riverbanks College! It’s a must-read for our vibrant school community.
The Riverbanks Buzz here:
www.riverbankscollege.sa.edu.au/newsletters/

#RiverbanksBuzz
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πŸ“£ Exciting News Alert! πŸ“°
Get ready for the latest edition of The Riverbanks Buzz for Term 1 at Riverbanks College! It’s a must-read for our vibrant school community. 
The Riverbanks Buzz here: 
https://www.riverbankscollege.sa.edu.au/newsletters/

#RiverbanksBuzz

πŸ₯€ Our Year 9 Food Technology students have been on an amazing journey through the design cycle to craft their very own healthy smoothies!

From creating personalised labels to developing nutritious recipes, they've delved deep into healthy eating practices, design, and nutrition. 🌿

#foodtech #healthyeating #designcycle
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Thank you to all the special people who joined us for Grandparents and Special Persons Day in week 10! 🌟

We had an incredible turnout, and the morning was a huge success, thanks to your presence, enthusiasm, and participation. Your support means the world to us as we continue to build a strong sense of community within our learning space.

#GrandparentsDay #specialpersonsday #communitylove
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✨ Behold the culmination of creativity and collaboration! πŸ–ŒοΈ

Our primary students' vibrant acrylic masterpieces, adorned with colourful handprints and artistic flair, now grace our primary buildings. Each handprint tells a story of teamwork, imagination, and boundless creativity.

#acrylicart #collabrativearts
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✨ Behold the culmination of creativity and collaboration! πŸ–ŒοΈ

Our primary students vibrant acrylic masterpieces, adorned with colourful handprints and artistic flair, now grace our primary buildings. Each handprint tells a story of teamwork, imagination, and boundless creativity. 

#AcrylicArt #CollabrativeArts

πŸ“£ Early dismissal πŸ“£

Last day of school is Friday 12 April. On this day, students will be dismissed at the earlier time of 2.15pm.

For families using school buses, including Adelaide Metro, please be aware that all buses will depart Riverbanks College at 2.30pm.

If your child attends OSHC services on Fridays, OSHC will be open from 2.15pm onwards.

We look forward to a smooth end to Term 1!

#term1end #earlydismissal
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πŸ“£ Early dismissal πŸ“£

Last day of school is Friday 12 April. On this day, students will be dismissed at the earlier time of 2.15pm. 

For families using school buses, including Adelaide Metro, please be aware that all buses will depart Riverbanks College at 2.30pm. 

If your child attends OSHC services on Fridays, OSHC will be open from 2.15pm onwards. 

We look forward to a smooth end to Term 1! 

#Term1End #EarlyDismissal

✨ Exciting times in our Year 8 art class! 🎨

Our talented students are diving into the world of landscape painting, where they're exploring various techniques to master shades, tints, and lighting effects. With a focus on understanding foreground and background in composition, they're refining their skills to create captivating and realistic landscape scenes.

Through experimentation with smooth and rough textures, our budding artists are gaining valuable insights that will inform their own unique landscape paintings in the upcoming weeks. πŸŒ„πŸ–ŒοΈ

#landscapepainting #CreativeJourney
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HiπŸ‘‹ sorry for the random approach, I'm interested in purchasing your artwork as NFTs, send me a direct message if you're interested

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πŸ₯‡Congratulations to our incredible athlete Jett for his outstanding achievements at the Junior Track National Championship in Brisbane! πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈ

Competing against 27 riders in the under 15 boy age group, he showed exceptional talent and determination. Jett bought home a gold medal in the points race and bronze medals in kerin, scratch, and sprint. Jett has proven himself as a rising star on the track!

Keep up the amazing work, Jett! πŸ‘

#juniortracknationals #CyclingStar
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πŸ₯‡Congratulations to our incredible athlete Jett for his outstanding achievements at the Junior Track National Championship in Brisbane! πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈ

Competing against 27 riders in the under 15 boy age group, he showed exceptional talent and determination. Jett bought home a gold medal in the points race and bronze medals in kerin, scratch, and sprint. Jett has proven himself as a rising star on the track! 

Keep up the amazing work, Jett! πŸ‘

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Amazing achievement πŸ₯‡

Jett, you star 🌟 Looking so grown up now. Hope your family are doing well.

Incredible achievement Jett! So proud ✨

Well done Jett!!! <3 You are amazing! x

Great work, Jett!! ✨️

Congratulations Jett. A massive commitment to hard work has given you an incredible reward. πŸ†

Wow well done Jett

Congratulations Jett, well done

Excellent

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🌟 Empowering our Year 10 girls with FOCUS sessions! 🌟

A small group of our Year 10 girls embarked on their first FOCUS session. This meaningful initiative allowed our female students to engage in small groups with inspiring female executives, who served as role models and mentors. These mentors generously shared their career journeys and challenges, profoundly influencing our students as they navigate their future possibilities.

The first session introduced the students to various leadership styles, helping them recognise their strengths, and guiding them in creating their own leadership vision.

We are excited to see how these girls will implement these newfound skills in the future.

#Empowerment #LeadershipJourney #FutureLeaders
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Out of interest, Is there something similar offered to boys? This sounds amazing.

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Last week our pre-school students hopped into the Easter spirit in their cozy Easter PJs and enjoyed delicious Easter egg biscuits! 🐣

We hope everyone had a fantastic break filled with joy, laughter, and lots of Easter fun! πŸ‡πŸ’•

#EasterCelebration #preschoolfun
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πŸŽ‚ Exciting times in our Year 10 Food & Hospitality class! πŸ‘©β€πŸ³

Our talented students are currently immersed in their Creative Cupcake assessment, where they're exploring various baking methods and experimenting with delightful cupcake decorations. This hands-on approach allows them to hone their skills, try out new techniques, and perfect their creations before the final assessment.

#FoodAndHospitality #CreativeCupcakes
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Well done. They are lovely

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🌟 Congratulations to our outstanding athletes! πŸ†

A select group of our students showcased their athletic prowess at the Bridgestone Athletics Track, competing against other northern schools. Fresh from the recent Sports Day, our team brought their A-game and represented Riverbanks College with exceptional skill and dedication.

Not only did our students perform brilliantly in their respective events, but they also went above and beyond by filling in for other events, earning valuable participation points for our school.

We're thrilled to announce that Riverbanks College achieved remarkable victories in multiple categories:

Year 7 Boys Competition
Year 9 Girls Competition
Year 9 Boys Competition
Year 10 Girls Competition
Year 10 Boys Competition
Most Improved Competition
Overall Girls Shield Competition
Overall Boys Shield Competition
Overall Winner of the Competition

A huge round of applause to our athletes, coaches, and supporters for this outstanding achievement! πŸ‘

#AthleticExcellence
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🌟 Calling all netball enthusiasts at Riverbanks College 🌟

Get ready to showcase your skills and be a part of the action as Gawler and Districts Netball Association kicks off its competition at our school starting this April. This is your chance to join a vibrant netball community right here at Riverbanks College!

For more details and registration information, contact Gawler and Districts Netball Association at secretary@gawlernetball.com.au or give them a call at 0438 801 1557.

#netball #JoinTheTeam #getinvolved
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🌟 Calling all netball enthusiasts at Riverbanks College 🌟

Get ready to showcase your skills and be a part of the action as Gawler and Districts Netball Association kicks off its competition at our school starting this April. This is your chance to join a vibrant netball community right here at Riverbanks College! 

For more details and registration information, contact Gawler and Districts Netball Association at secretary@gawlernetball.com.au or give them a call at 0438 801 1557. 

#Netball #JoinTheTeam #GetInvolved

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Sandy Creek Netball Club are looking for another 2 players to join the modified team. Ages 7-9 if you have a child looking to join netball ☺😁

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πŸ₯’ Pickling Adventures with Year 5s and 6s! πŸ₯•

In an exciting journey into the world of food preservation, our Year 5 and 6 students rolled up their sleeves and stepped into the kitchen to explore the art of pickling.

From crafting their own pickled delights to sampling a colourful array of pickled vegetables, our adventurous students embraced new flavors and had a blast along the way!

#picklingadventures #ExploringFlavors #handsonlearning
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✨ Celebrating Harmony Day 🌟

Harmony Day was all about sharing culture and fostering harmony among our staff and students.

One of the highlights of our day was Aboriginal cultural face paint, symbolising unity and respect for Aboriginal culture. We’re thrilled to see everyone coming together. Our Principal, Joe Priolo, led the way joining in and embracing the spirit of Harmony Day with enthusiasm!

Our staff and students truly embody the essence of unity and inclusivity. Let’s continue to celebrate diversity, spread kindness, and create harmony not just last week, but everyday πŸ’«

#HarmonyWeek #EveryoneBelongs #Inclusion
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✨ Celebrating Harmony Day 🌟

Harmony Day was all about sharing culture and fostering harmony among our staff and students.

One of the highlights of our day was Aboriginal cultural face paint, symbolising unity and respect for Aboriginal culture. We’re thrilled to see everyone coming together. Our Principal, Joe Priolo, led the way  joining in and embracing the spirit of Harmony Day with enthusiasm! 

Our staff and students truly embody the essence of unity and inclusivity. Let’s continue to celebrate diversity, spread kindness, and create harmony not just last week, but everyday πŸ’«

#HarmonyWeek #EveryoneBelongs #InclusionImage attachmentImage attachment

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Cherie Camilleri 😍

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🌟 Celebrating Success at Our 3rd Sports Day! 🌟

What an incredible day of athleticism and determination at this year's Sports Day! Despite the warm weather, our students showed phenomenal grit and resilience, making it a memorable event for everyone involved.

πŸ›‘οΈ Values Shield Champions:
A special shoutout to Sturt River for embodying our school values and clinching the Values Shield. Your consistency and sportsmanship truly shone through!

πŸ… Primary Shield Winners:
Huge congratulations to Para River for their exceptional efforts, earning them the Primary Shield and showcasing the talent and dedication of our youngest athletes.

πŸ† Overall Champions:
Last but certainly not least, a massive round of applause to Gawler River for their remarkable achievements, not only winning the Secondary Shield but also securing the coveted Overall Shield! What an incredible accomplishment!

Thank you to all the students, staff, and supporters who made this Sports Day a huge success. Your hard work, passion, and sportsmanship are truly commendable.

#sportsday #athletics #schoolspirit
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Greg Turner ava in the photo

Awesome day, despite the weather, we we never know what nature is supplying! Staff, leadership and a school very accomodating and considerate. Awesome food & drink choices. Well done by everyone.

Is there any more photos? β˜ΊοΈπŸ’•

Any information about how they went at SAPSA?

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🀝 Close the Gap Day 🀝

On Thursday 21 March, let’s take a moment to reflect on our journey towards reconciliation and close the gap in health, education, and employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Let's use this day to listen and action on Indigenous voices, celebrate their resilience, and commit to fostering a future where every individual has the opportunity to thrive.

Together, we can make a difference.

Let's close the gap and create a brighter, more inclusive Australia for generations to come.
#CloseTheGap #Reconciliation
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🀝 Close the Gap Day 🀝

On Thursday 21 March, let’s take a moment to reflect on our journey towards reconciliation and close the gap in health, education, and employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Lets use this day to listen and action on Indigenous voices, celebrate their resilience, and commit to fostering a future where every individual has the opportunity to thrive.

Together, we can make a difference.

Lets close the gap and create a brighter, more inclusive Australia for generations to come.
#CloseTheGap #Reconciliation

Friendly reminder πŸ“’

Please inform Student Services by 12.30pm today if you plan to pick up your child early. Today is a whole-school assembly following the lunch break which means it will be tricky for us to get a message to your child’s teacher. Letting us know in advance will allow Student Services enough time to contact the student before lunch. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Friendly reminder πŸ“’

Please inform Student Services by 12.30pm today if you plan to pick up your child early. Today is a whole-school assembly following the lunch break which means it will be tricky for us to get a message to your child’s teacher. Letting us know in advance will allow Student Services enough time to contact the student before lunch. Thank you for your cooperation. 

#EarlyPickUp #Reminder

🌏 Let's Celebrate Harmony Day on Thursday 21 March, we're spreading harmony and celebrating culture diversity at our school! πŸ–οΈ

In the spirit of unity and inclusivity, we're encouraging all students to wear a t-shirt or accessories in vibrant orange or their own cultural dress. The orange t-shirt and accessories need to be appropriate for school and still following our policy. 🧑

If students do choose to wear orange, they will need to still be in majority uniform. For students who haven’t got anything orange to wear, we will have orange ribbons to supply for students.

Harmony Day is all about embracing our differences, fostering respect, and creating a sense of belonging for every day. Let's stand together and show our commitment to world where everyone feels accepted and valued.

#HarmonyWeek #EveryoneBelongs #Inclusion
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🌏 Lets Celebrate Harmony Day on Thursday 21 March, were spreading harmony and celebrating culture diversity at our school! πŸ–οΈ

In the spirit of unity and inclusivity, were encouraging all students to wear a t-shirt or accessories in vibrant orange or their own cultural dress. The orange t-shirt and accessories need to be appropriate for school and still following our policy. 🧑

If students do choose to wear orange, they will need to still be in majority uniform. For students who haven’t got anything orange to wear, we will have orange ribbons to supply for students. 

Harmony Day is all about embracing our differences, fostering respect, and creating a sense of belonging for every day. Lets stand together and show our commitment to world where everyone feels accepted and valued. 

#HarmonyWeek #EveryoneBelongs #Inclusion

🎨 Hands-on Fun with Acrylic Paint! πŸ–οΈ

Our Primary students dove into the colourful world of acrylic paint with an exciting hands-on activity! Together, we explored the versatility of this medium while creating collaborative art pieces using our handprints.

From Reception to Year 2 in PLC2, and Year 3 to Year 6 in PLC4, every student had a hand in crafting stunning artworks that will soon adorn our primary buildings. 🏫

Not only did they learn the basics of acrylic painting, but they also celebrated teamwork and creativity.

Stay tuned to see our vibrant masterpieces on display!

#acrylicart #handsonlearning #collaborativeart
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🌏 Celebrating Harmony Week! πŸŽ‰

Australia's diversity is our strength, and Harmony Week is the perfect time to celebrate it! Let's embrace our multiculturalism, acknowledging the rich tapestry of languages, cultures, and traditions that make our nation unique.

Did you know?
Nearly half (49 per cent) of Australians were born overseas or have at least one parent who was born overseas.

#HarmonyWeek #everyonebelongs #inclusion
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🌏 Celebrating Harmony Week! πŸŽ‰

Australias diversity is our strength, and Harmony Week is the perfect time to celebrate it! Lets embrace our multiculturalism, acknowledging the rich tapestry of languages, cultures, and traditions that make our nation unique. 

Did you know? 
Nearly half (49 per cent) of Australians were born overseas or have at least one parent who was born overseas.

#HarmonyWeek #EveryoneBelongs #Inclusion

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Riverbanks College B-12 Are students wearing cultural dress or orange on Thursday?

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🌟 Meet Alicia Saunders, Our Autism Inclusion Teacher (AIT) 🌟

We're proud to introduce Alicia Saunders, our dedicated Autism Inclusion Teacher for the primary years at Riverbanks College! Alicia brings her passion and expertise to our school community every Wednesday, focusing on enhancing inclusion for students on the autism spectrum.

As part of her role, Alicia empowers our teachers with valuable information, resources, and training to better support students with autism. She also collaborates closely with students and their teachers to ensure a deeper understanding of their experiences at Riverbanks.

Alicia's commitment to fostering a more inclusive environment enriches the educational journey of all our students. 🌈

#inclusionmatters #autismawareness
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