Curlewis Public School

Curlewis Public School, located 20km south of Gunnedah, caters to the students within the village of Curlewis and surrounding areas. The school enrolment for 2009 is 52 students, with 30% of these students identifying as Aboriginal. Curlewis Public School provides students with quality educational programs delivered by highly qualified, dedicated teachers. With a strong academic focus, your child will enjoy unique opportunities that challenge and extend their learning. Literacy has been a focus in the school with all teaching staff trained in and implementing the nationally accredited Accelerated Literacy program from Kindergarten to Year 6, where students learn by studying high quality picture books, short stories and novels, and use the techniques of the authors to improve their own writing and understanding of the written word. Our primary students participate in an instrumental music program with all primary students playing a brass or percussion instrument. Opportunities exist for all of our students to participate in and extend skills in a variety of individual and team sports. More information is available through our website:

Share Our Space

School spaces will be open from 8am to 5pm from 23 December 2019 to 24 January 2020 including weekends and public holidays. Roving security guards will open the gates in the morning between 7-8am and close them between 5-6pm at night.

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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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