Newtown North Public School

To grow to help

Telephone02 9517 1110

About our school

message from the Principal

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Newtown North Public School website. I hope that we have been able to provide you with the information you need.

At Newtown North Public School we hold high expectations for our learning community. We continuously strive to support the learning and wellbeing of all students, and ensure all students are known, valued and cared for.

Staff students and families of Newtown North Public School work together to provide a creative and supportive learning environment, offering a rich and balanced education. Our aim is for each student to work towards achieving their potential and to inspire within them a lifelong love of learning with the courage to explore the world with integrity, compassion and respect.

The school's motto. "to grow to help", encapsulates the school's ethos of valuing and promoting:

  • Love of learning
  • Creativity and achievement
  • Fairness and respect
  • Inclusiveness and community
  • Friendship and fun

We are a comprehensive primary school for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 with an approximate enrolment of 260 students. Our school is housed in a beautiful three level heritage building, surrounded by a variety of outdoor play and learning spaces. We are a vibrant and innovative school, providing for students from the diverse local community of the Inner West.

Our school has a very experienced staff committed to delivering quality teaching and learning for all our students. Our school community is characterised by caring families with a high level of interest in education and a willingness to work together toward common goals.

As a learning community, we have a strong focus on supporting students to improve their social and emotional wellbeing. Operating within the framework of Positive Behaviour for Learning, student wellbeing and positive social and emotional skills are fostered through the explicit teaching of our core values: Safe, Respectful, Supportive, Active Learners.

The school offers a comprehensive and engaging curriculum, with a focus on collaboration and engaging learning experiences, enriched by a wide range of co-curricular and after school activities.

We value collaborative and productive relationships with our school community. Working closely with students, parents, carers and surrounding schools, we seek feedback to ensure continued school improvement and happy engaged children. Our school has a record of achieving excellence in Literacy and Numeracy and supporting students as they work to achieve their full potential.

We are more than happy to provide prospective families with information about learning at Newtown North Public School and invite you to contact us if you would like any further information.

Elizabeth McGlynn, Principal