Our school is situated in Berrigan Road, Devonport, Tasmania; behind Home Hill, the family residence of Enid and Joseph Lyons (Prime Minister of Australia 1932-1937). We overlook the city and Bass Strait. The school was built in 1970, refurbished during 2010 with additional extensions in 2013 and 2015. The school caters for students from Kinder to year 6 and also offers an early learning program.
Our classrooms are spacious, with wet areas and kitchenettes. All have interactive whiteboards, computers and iPads. We have an administration block, library, music room with adjoining practice rooms and a multipurpose facility. The grounds include extensive grass areas, oval, vegetable gardens, netball / basketball courts and designated play areas. Shade shelters also provide additional teaching and learning spaces.
Our staff are professional and committed. In addition to teaching and auxiliary staff, the school has access to a psychologist, social worker, speech and language pathologists and school nurse. Our students are generally friendly, courteous and eager to learn. They wear our uniform with pride and enthusiastically participate in all aspects of school life. We have positive parent involvement and support. Like the staff, our parents want the children to be safe, happy, challenged and successful.
Also located within our grounds is Stepping Stones, a privately run child care centre available to care for children from 6.30am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. They are open 52 weeks of the year and close only for gazetted public holidays.