Buildings Upgrade

In 1982 the whole school buildings were upgraded under the “core-plus” scheme, whereby a “core” of buildings provided facilities for staff and administration, art/craft, multi-purpose use and a canteen, and..Read More

Mother’s Club

A Mothers’ Club was formed in August and a five-roomed residence was completed in February 1952.

Torquay Primary School

School Committee formed

The first School Committee was formed in 1911 however, the first recorded meeting was held on January 27th, 1912. The earliest record of the school still in existence is the..Read More

School House Occupied

A small, single room schoolhouse, lighted and ventilated was erected, the design deliberately allowed for extension when student numbers reached 43. It was first occupied on Wednesday 22 June 1910…Read More

Land Purchased

In 1905, the Education Department purchased 5 acres in the Spring Creek Estate from John Baensch and Adolf Pohl for £150. The site was lots 97 to 116, with a..Read More

On the Move

In 2000 the 52 staff and 650 students moved into new premises on Grossman’s Road, Torquay.

Library Extension

With the growth of Torquay the school had a number of additions made. By the late 1960’s the enrolment had increased to 200, and continued expansion seemed inevitable. By 1977..Read More

The Kiosk

Lessons were held in “The Kiosk” on The Esplanade as the school was being refurbished to create two classrooms.