Making a big difference - Barrack Heights Public School

Barrack Heights Public School is a proud community centred school which works tirelessly towards creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all of their 230 students.

Principal Skye Seymour said, "Our holistic approach to education encourages learners to be self-motivated, confident and productive individuals.

"Quality teaching drives our learning opportunities to ensure students are immersed in rich and authentic learning experiences, relevant to their individual needs."

The highly professional and cohesive staff at Barrack Heights is committed to professional learning, collaborative planning and team work; designing learning that inspires students to succeed in an inclusive environment.

The school nurtures individual differences and develops rich and authentic learning opportunities that prepare students to be active members of the global community.

Creating tomorrow's leaders: Barrack Heights Public School ensures all students succeed in a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Creating tomorrow's leaders: Barrack Heights Public School ensures all students succeed in a safe and inclusive learning environment.

The staff at Barrack Heights are strongly committed to developing the students' ability to articulate their learning and know themselves as a learner.

These practices are enhanced through innovative information and communication technologies.

"Our students at Barrack Heights Public School are offered enrichment opportunities in public speaking and debating, technology, sport, culture and creative and performing arts," Skye said.

"We empower our students to take risks in their learning, giving them the confidence to take action at local and global levels on issues relevant to them.

"A strong student wellbeing approach is deeply embedded into the ethos of our school and underpins all quality teaching and learning experiences. This ensures all students succeed in a safe and inclusive learning environment.

"The school's vision recognises the school as a community of learners, where we strive to ensure all stakeholders are engaged in authentic learning experiences."

Barrack Heights Public School prides itself on a strong culture of connections and their Aboriginal education programs and initiatives sit at the centre of this.

"We work side by side with our community to ensure we are leading the way for our students and all stakeholders; providing support and opportunities to participate in future focused education," Skye said.

"As a school, we promote a healthy lifestyle through participation and enjoyment of fitness activities and our solid sporting history has provided many avenues for talented athletes and sports leaders.

"Our dedicated P&C and community support our school with the necessary resources to sustain our initiatives and nurture the essential link between home and school.

"Creating tomorrow's leaders, learners and citizens; we are a proud small public school dedicated to making a big difference to our students' future."

For more information please visit the school website at barrackht-p.schools.nsw.gov.au

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