About SFOA

Some facts about St Francis of Assisi School

  • St Francis of Assisi Newton, South Australia was founded in 1965
  • We are located on Newton Road in the city suburb of Newton our school is easily accessible by car and public transport
  • We have a Playgroup on site, one morning a week for children 0-4 years who are not attending pre-school along with their parent/carer.
  • We have an Early Learning Centre which helps provide the best foundation to learning and preparing for future schooling
  • Extra-curricula programmes including swimming, athletics, cross country, netball, soccer, football and cricket, as well as debating and chess.
  • We hold an annual School Sports Day and are involved in many  Inter-school sporting carnivals.
  • We currently run annual school camps from Year 4 starting with an overnight stay at the School.
  • To increase feelings of belonging our students all have buddy classes.
  • We have a strong connection with our local parish and community, St Francis of Assisi Church.

How is our school performing?

Our most recent School Performance Report is available for download below.