Thurgoona Public School provides a caring atmosphere where children, parents and the community share in the learning process.
Children derive enjoyment through participation and involvement in a variety of activities, which allow standards of excellence to be attained, according to the stages of individual development.
Our highly experienced and enthusiastic teaching and support staff promote and develop-
- Foundations for life-long learning
- Leadership skills and social responsibility
- Successful sporting teams with a focus on a healthy lifestyle
- Valued partnerships with parents and the wider community
We encourage the children in our care to adopt the school's motto - Learn to live and Live to learn.
Kindergarten enrolments are now being accepted.
Children may enrol in Kindergarten if they are five years of age before 1 August this year. Parents of children with birth dates in May, June and July are advised to seek advice from their Pre-school or school regarding their child's readiness.
Proof of age (Birth Certificate, Birth Registration Card or Passport) is required for all children commencing school.
A certificate stating immunisation status is also required in accordance with Department of Health regulations.
100 point proof of residential check also applies to our school.
These must be submitted before the end of the orientation period.
Please view the enrolment tab for more details on how to enrol your child.
School hours are 8:55 a.m. to 3.00 p.m, Monday to Friday.
Children are encouraged to wear school uniform. Please click on this link to view the current Uniform Price List from Lowes.
The school P and C run a Pre-Loved Uniform Shop at the school, open at various times throughout the term.
The School canteen sells school hats, reader and library bags as well.
Several special programs operate across the school:
- Computing lessons in our technology annex
- Specialist music lessons
- MiniLit and MacLit Programs
- Support Program for children with learning difficulties
- Gifted and Talented Programs
- Social Skills Program
- Public Speaking
- Dance Ensemble - junior and senior
- Chess Group
- Gardening Group
Please enjoy these Kindergarten information videos that will assist you and your child to prepare for the transition to our school.
Best Start Kindergarten Assessment
Kindergarten First Day and the First Few Weeks
For more information please contact us:
Thurgoona Public School
11 Bottlebrush Street
Thurgoona NSW 2640
Phone: 02 6043 1244
Fax: 02 6043 2045