Aberfoyle Park Campus
Concept and Mission
The concept of the Campus with the State, the Catholic System and the Uniting Church sharing facilities is unique in the educational world. After years of preliminary planning, the joint project came to fruition at the beginning of the 1982 school year when the schools admitted their first pupils. For 25 years there were two State schools: Heysen and Spence. At the beginning of 2008 they merged to become Thiele School.
From 2008 the three schools are :
Having the three schools on the one site provides the following educational advantages :
* A degree of choice for parents when deciding what kind of school they want their children to attend.
Purpose and Mission
Purpose - why we exist
Our purpose is to maximise learning opportunities for children within the context of a cooperative, working relationship between Government and Non-Government Schools which is characterised by values of tolerance, understanding and equity.
Mission - how we will fulfil our responsibilities
Physical resources include :
In 2001 the local kindy was conveniently relocated to the campus and is known as the Aberfoyle Park Campus Pre-School. Contact phone number is 8270 3136.
is a separate Incorporated body and provides morning (from 6.30am) and afternoon (to 6.30pm) care as well as a vacation care program. OSHC is located on the Campus in the Geoff Simpson Hall and operates on a ‘fee-for-service’ basis. Contact phone number: 8270 6178.