About Torrens Valley Christian SchoolOur school...
- is co-educational.
- enrols children from Reception to Year 12, 600 students.
- provides a Christ-Centred Education in a caring family environment.
- values each child as an image bearer of God.
- is a multi-denominational school (children from some 20 denominations attend).
- has high standards of academic achievement.
- offers a wide range of subjects at Senior School level for SACE.
- provides a Christian emphasis in all subjects taught.
- prepares children for life in this world and beyond.
- has committed Christian teachers.
- is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the Torrens Valley Association for Christian Education Inc, a body of which all parents can become members.
- is affiliated with over 85 other schools through the National Christian Parent Controlled Schools Ltd.
- is registered by the Non-Government Schools Registration Board and is affiliated with the Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA), South Australia Christian Schools Association (SACSA) and Christian Education National (CEN).
- 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.
In Christ - Wisdom and Knowledge (Colossians 2:3)
TVCS commenced in 1980 by a small group of Christian parents, the school moved to its present site in 1984. In 1989 the first Year 12 class graduated. You can read our story here.
The school is multi-denominational with students and their parents coming from many different branches of the Christian Church. Parents are required to endorse the Nicene Creed and at least one parent must have an active Christian commitment.
The school emphasises the truth of the Scriptures and the reality of God. Bible teaching forms an essential part of the curriculum, whilst there is a Christian/Biblical perspective to all that is taught. All teachers have Christian commitment and support students in the development of Christian values.