Doonside Public School

Excellence in Education

Telephone02 9622 3575

About our school

Doonside Public School aims to provide a caring, happy environment in which each child will be equipped with knowledge, skills and acceptance necessary to be an achieving member of our changing society.

Doonside Public School is committed to providing a foundation for learning based upon teaching practices involving strong student welfare principles and explicit teaching. Its staff has a common and firm belief in the positive reinforcement of desired student behaviour in maximizing learning outcomes. The value of role modelling and mentoring - in both the student and staff bodies, is a key component. A discipline policy based upon high expectations in student learning and attendance, clear consequences and open lines of communication between home and the classroom support staff in their endeavours to promote a positive learning environment.

What Doonside Public School Offers...

Doonside PS offers a range of teaching and learning experiences that cater for all of our students. Some examples of what we offer are as follows:

  • Quality Teaching and Learning.
  • A committed and dedicated team.
  • EAL/D teacher for students who have English as a Second Language or dialect.
  • Learning and Support Teachers to assist students to engage with their learning.
  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom.
  • Every classroom is airconditioned.
  • Access to iPads for every class.
  • Breakfast Club.
  • PSSA - Cricket, Volleyball, Newcombe Ball, Netball, Soccer and Rugby League.
  • PSSA - Zone representative opportunities in swimming, athletics, cross country and a variety of sports.
  • Leadership Opportunities for all students, in all grades, across all aspects of schooling.
  • Aboriginal Education.
  • Camps and Excursions to support classroom learning.
  • Variety of cultural, extra curricular and performance groups.
  • Healthy Canteen run by Classroom Catering.
  • EFTPOS facilties at the front office.

If you would like a tour of our fantatsic little school, please phone our front office on 02 9622 3575, or drop in to make an appointment and one of our staff will gladly assist.

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