Waratah Public School

Waratah Public School is a large inner city Newcastle school proudly serving the Waratah/Mayfield community. It has a long and distinguished history of providing students with quality education in a safe, happy and positive environment by a committed and passionate staff. The school works in a close, highly professional and strategic partnership with the Callaghan Education Pathways group of schools and is supported tirelessly by the School Parents Citizens' Association. Equity and diversity are celebrated within the school, catering for 334 students from Kindergarten to year 6 and 80 preschool students. This enrolment includes over 20% Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander students and approximately 14% of students that have English as an Additional Language or Dialect. The school offers 14 mainstream classes, an Early Intervention class for preschool students and a multi categorical class. Waratah Public also has two Learning and Support Teachers, a Reading Recovery teacher and English as a Second Language teacher. "Be the Best That You Can Be" is a philosophy embedded throughout the school community. Waratah Public School- Where Great Things Happen.

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.

Find out more about Share Our Space.

This school is currently being assessed against the current Cooler Classroom funding guidelines.

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