Bolwarra Public School

Bolwarra Public School boasts a proud tradition of providing over 165 years of public education to the local community. Despite being only 3 km from Maitland CBD the school is situated in a rural setting surrounded by extensive playing fields, natural landscapes and waterways. Bolwarra Public School is a vibrant and evolving learning community of415 students, their supportive families and a dedicated, experienced and highly professional staff. Working together in a collaborative partnership, Bolwarra school community provides a creative and positive learning environment where your child's individual needs are met, whilst providing opportunities to succeed and excel. Along with a strong academic focus, our school offers a range of additional programs that address the wider learning, social and developmental needs of all students. Our values and beliefs centre on developing the values underpinned by our Positive Behaviour for Learning; Safe Respectful Learners. The schools educational, management and curriculum practices are evaluated annually through a variety of tools measuring school and external data. The opinions of staff, students, parents and care-givers are canvassed and results are published in our Annual School Report. The Parents and Citizens Association play an integral part in the wealth of additional opportunities provided throughout each school year. They play a vital role in supporting school programs as well providing canteen and a school uniform shop. Our school motto is 'Success through Effort'. Our Vision Statement is " A connective and cohesive school community that aspires to develop the social, emotional and academic skills of its learners by providing a high quality and relevant curriculum, producing individuals that make ethical and constructivechoices about their personal, educational and social behaviours."Our three strategicdirections for 2018-2020 are: Empowered Learners; Excellence in Teaching, and Leading Community. In 2018 the school will undertake an extensive capital works program that will include the construction of 10 new classrooms, a new library, a new special purpose room and upgraded administration facilities. These works are anticipated to be completed for the beginning of the 2019 school year.

Cooler Classrooms Program

The NSW Government is committed to providing students with healthy and comfortable learning environments. That’s why we’ve invested a record $500 million to provide a sustainable air conditioning program for NSW schools.

To ensure the NSW Government responds to the needs of students in the hottest parts of the State, we will provide air conditioning in classrooms and libraries at schools that experience a mean maximum January temperature of 30°C and above.

Schools that sit below 30°C will be able to apply for funding to receive air conditioning in their classrooms and libraries, allowing more schools to benefit from air conditioning than ever before.

This school has a mean maximum January temperature of 30°C and above and will form part of the NSW Government’s priority program. School Infrastructure NSW will be in contact with the school as the program continues to roll out.

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