It is with much pleasure that I welcome you to Noorat Primary School via our Website.
The staff and I look forward to sharing with you the important task of fulfilling your child’s educational needs as they grow and develop into the future. At Noorat our motto ‘Climbing the Mountain of Knowledge’, is the focus of our school philosophy. It is reflected in the partnership between students, staff and parents. As a prospective member of our school community, we look forward to developing this partnership for the benefit of your child.
At Noorat Primary School we aim to provide all students with a range of learning experiences which will develop skills, self-confidence and independence whilst encouraging a positive attitude towards their schooling. Students are encouraged to develop a range of strategies to enable them to confidently meet the challenges of their rapidly changing world.
Noorat Primary School has a proud history over 130 years in the provision of quality education for primary school students in Noorat.
Our record shows a consistently high degree of parent satisfaction.
Our teaching staff approach their job in a professional manner and are committed to providing children with a quality education.
Parents have assurance that our school promotes open and honest communication that will assist children's learning.
Our teachers work together to provide the education to which every child has a right. They commit to individual educational needs in order to release the unique potential that is present in every student. Our teachers endeavour to work with parents as partners in the continuing progress of their children's education. They strive towards 'teaching excellence' in order to empower every student with the opportunity of a brighter future.
Our school provides a broad curriculum, with Literacy and Numeracy being our key curriculum priority areas.
Our team of dedicated teachers work together to ensure a comprehensive, sequential and broad based curriculum in the following areas:
· English, The Arts, Health & Physical Education
· Mathematics, Technology, L.O.T.E. (Indonesian P-6)
· Science, Interpersonal Development, Personal earning, Civics and Citizenship
The curriculum is further complemented by:
Specialist Teaching Areas including:
· Reading Recovery in the Grade 1 Year
· Bike Education in Grades 3 – 6
· Junior School Council
· Performing School Band and Choir
· Swimming Program - Prep to Grade 6
· Whole School Discipline & Student Wellbeing Programs
· Optional Keyboard and Guitar Lessons
The students’ progress is regularly assessed and reported to parents. Our Behaviour Management Policy guides students, staff and parents in encouraging self-discipline, responsibility, fairness, honesty and respect for the rights of others.
The wearing of the school uniform is important. We believe a school in uniform fosters identity, school unity and spirit.
The school enjoys a proud and positive reputation in the local community. I personally extend a warm invitation to you and your family to visit the school and inspect our facilities. An informative promotional package can be made available to you on request.
I very much look forward to meeting you,