Education is the key to success. And as a parent, we are responsible for the education of our children from childcare until their college years. And for Pinoy migrants in Australia, it’s kinda tough to adjust to their education system since it’s way too different from the Philippines.
But no worries, we’re always here to help. We have listed guides on the education system in Australia and top public primary schools in Sydney from which you can choose from.
Matthew Pearce Public School
4G Astoria Park Rd, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia
Matthew Pearce is a learning community dedicated to nurturing the growth of the child, the family, and the community. It also aims to provide a nurturing and safe learning environment.
Students are empowered to be collaborative and motivated to be lifelong learners. The school does its best to know every child’s learning process to support them throughout their education.
Artarmon Public School
McMillan Rd, Artarmon NSW 2064, Australia
Artarmon Public School was founded in 1910 and now occupies a split site. Their community acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and also pays respect to Elders both past and present.
The student population is diverse with 55% of pupils coming from non-English speaking backgrounds. The school maintains its reputation for excellence in academic achievement, music, and opportunity classes.
Carlingford West Public School
Felton Rd, Carlingford NSW 2118, Australia
The Carlingford West Public School makes sure that they allow all their students to achieve their best in all areas of their education.
The school provides a quality learning environment that leads students to excel in creativity, academic subjects, performing arts, and sport.
Hornsby North Public School
52 Ida St, Hornsby NSW 2077, Australia
Hornsby North Public School was built in 1966. It was not occupied until school commenced on 31 January 1967. Of course, just like other schools, Hornsby aims to develop a supportive, challenging and friendly learning environment.
They also recognize and nurture their students’ talents and gifts through positive communication and support within the school community.
Woollahra Public School
Forth St, Woollahra NSW 2025, Australia
The Woollahra Public School prioritize their students’ health and safety. They promote anti-racism education and anti-bullying programs to ensure a safe and happy learning environment.
They also have a Healthy School Canteen Strategy that increases the healthy food and drinks options within their school. And lastly, Woollahra promote student leadership that will help young people find their voices, develop decision-making, understand their rights, and responsibilities as active citizens
St Ives North Public School
87 Memorial Ave, St. Ives NSW 2075, Australia
St Ives North Public School is the beginning of an exciting journey that will lay the foundation blocks for life-long learning for your children.
They are proud of their successful school wellbeing focus. Their programs are operated under the umbrella of the Positive Behaviour Engaging Students (PBEL) program that includes values of resilience, respect, and responsibility.
St Ives North also provides their students with over 45 extracurricular activities to choose from including languages, sports, dance, a comprehensive band program, string orchestras, debating and Tournament of the Minds.
When choosing the right school for your children, always remember to ask what your child needs. Choose a learning community that will support them on their strengths and will help them in their weakness. Remember, school is their second home so it’s better to make sure that your children are safe and comfortable in their chosen school.
Not from Sydney? Here are the top public primary schools in Melbourne, Victoria.Feature image credit: schoolcatchment.com.au, .dailytelegraph.com.au