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Education & Children

Possums Playcentre

For 3 to 5 year olds.

Held at the Community Hall in Batchelor Way from 9 am -12 noon

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays during school terms. $30 per session.

Enquiries and enrolments: Phone Lyn on 0418 390 432

Possums Playcentre website


Our Schools

Taroona has a State Primary School with Kindergarten, and a State High School. The schools have adjoining campuses on land between Channel Highway and the Derwent foreshore.


High School


Primary School




Taroona Out of School Hours Care

Out of School Hours Care (TOSHCA) is facilitated by Lady Gowrie Centre and is held at the Primary School.




University - IMAS campus

A Campus of the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies  is located on the Taroona Foreshore at the end of Nubeena Crescent. 

Taroona IMAS campus