Special Events

Meet and Greet Night

Meet and Greet Night is an informal event held at the beginning of each year to enable the school community to come together, get further acquainted and learn more about our learning programs. Students enjoy taking family members around the school to meet staff and members of the Governing Council and Parent Coordinating Committee (PCC). The evening begins with visits to classrooms and other areas of the school followed by a BBQ.

Sports Day

Held prior to mid term 3 every year. 4 teams, Cameron, Dalkey, Brightwood and Preston compete against each other in a variety of fund and traditional events. From this day, we select students that are to represent the school at the regional SAPSASA Athletics Day.

Swimming Lessons

Students in Year 3-5 are involved in Swimming Lessons in Term 1 each year at the local swimming pool, adjacent to the school.

The Year 6/7 students go to Victor Harbor for a Swimming and Aquatics camp.

Swimming Carnival

Held in Term 1 in the adjacent town pool, the school house teams enjoy the opportunity to compete against each other. The day culminates with a fun Staff v Students v Parents relay. Students are selected from this event to attend SAPSASA swimming.


Student in Year 5-7 have a number of opportunities to participate in SAPSASA events. Balaklava forms part of the Mid North hub.

Balaklava Eisteddfod

Students who are learning music have the opportunity through Vocal Ensemble, Band and Instrumental Ensemble to represent the school at the annual Balaklava Eisteddfod.

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