Narrabeen North Public School
At Narrabeen North Public School you will find happy and engaged students who enjoy being taught by teachers who demonstrate a high level of care and interest in children as individuals, with an emphasis on their academic, social, physical and emotional wellbeing. Our students are curious and compassionate, articulate and responsible, and display a strong sense of community with teachers and parents commenting on our students' maturity and passion for learning. The school's priority is to see every child reach their potential through a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations. The school is 'future focused' and we use critical thinking, problem-solving skills and technology to prepare students for a fast-changing and evolving world. Students are well-prepared for the next step in their education as NNPS' strong links with senior schools on the Northern Beaches, through the Peninsula Community of Schools, ensures a smooth transition to high school. Students have many opportunities to grow and develop through a framework of teaching and learning, including extra-curricular programs in sport, music, art, drama, dance, chess and environmental studies. Sport is valued by the school community and is an important part of the school's planning. The school actively participates in the PSSA in AFL, cricket, eagle tag, soccer, netball, softball and rugby league. Teams enter various gala day events with a high level of success and the school sport program provides a range of opportunities for fundamental skill development. We have strong partnerships with Tennis Australia, Football NSW and Cricket NSW. The school has a well-established gymnastics program through the Pittwater Sports Centre. We are a 'Live Life Well' school which promotes healthy eating and the teaching of fundamental movement skills. The school recognises the need for sustained positive approaches that include an appreciation for social attitudes and value based education. The Positive Behaviours Engaging Learners (PBEL) is the basis for the policy with a strong focus on the four school values: achievement, respect, responsibility and acceptance. Our distinctive surroundings of natural bush land and extensive open space have made the 'outdoor classroom' a reality and our students frequently have the opportunity to initiate their own learning experiences and activities through their connection with nature. The school is home to three Binishells - dome complexes designed by renown Italian architect, Dr Dante Bini- that were constructed in the mid-1970s and are still much loved and used by the school. The teaching and front office staff work in a culture of high expectations and strong sense of community, with positive staff relationships and commitment to collaborative work practices. Early career and beginning teachers are supported through whole school systems, with mentoring support, team teaching and reflective collegial dialogue. All members of staff are involved in curriculum development and implementation with the opportunity to participate in the community of school network in areas of interest. Parents were involved in the setting of the school's vision statement and are actively engaged in activities that support their child's learning at home. From working bees, helping in the classroom, curriculum workshops, on excursions and at sports events, parents at NNPS provide a strong link between the school and home. As a school that is firmly established in its community, we value the close-knit collaborative approach that the teachers, parents, students, local residents and businesses share in their support for the school's programs and activities. There is no substitute for visiting our school to gain a more detailed understanding of our values, programs and activities. We welcome your inquiry and look forward to meeting you.
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 is eligible to apply for funding through the Cooler Classrooms Program. Applications for the second round of funding are now closed.
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