Sydney Private Schools introduces Petersham Public School in Petersham, for all your education and learning for your childs future, We invite you to explore and learn more about the quality 21st Century education with Petersham Public School.
Petersham Public School is a positive and successful learning environment. It is a small inner city school set in large park like grounds. There are eight classes catering for approximately 196 students. Our skilled and committed staff of twelve teachers and seven support and office staff ensure the best outcomes and care for our students.
Our students demonstrate an amazing enthusiasm and enjoyment for their school activities and learning and our academic achievement continues to remain positive. Average achievement of students in literacy and numeracy is above the state in eight out of ten areas in the National Assessment Program. Petersham School has strong learning support programs and hosts specialist programs in Italian, band, dance, recorder, chess, tennis, choir and sport. The school has an onsite Out of School Hours Care Centre. We have a supportive parent community that raises substantial funds to support school programs and upgrade resources.
Community expectations include: high academic achievement; a safe and caring environment; a variety of learning experiences and provision for individual learning needs.
Steeped in history, Petersham Public School is one of the popular school in the Petersham area. Our aim is clear and present in all aspects of the school. Respect, Compassion and Resilience are some of the qualities demonstrated towards the personal attributes we strive to gain and display in our community.
We endeavour to celebrate each other’s uniqueness by providing opportunity for all and to develop a culture that identifies that the journey towards excellence is often paved with trial and error, risk taking, learning from mistakes, flexibility and adaptability. We believe that encouraging students to take ownership of the learning is critical in achieving the best learning outcomes and that implicit in this concept is that students learn their own areas of strength and areas of development, through useful and explicit feedback.
We invite you to explore our website and learn more about the quality 21st Century education Petersham Public School offers all children who enrol in our school.
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