Ellison Public School

We Care

Telephone02 4751 5099


About our school

At Ellison Public School we all share the common aim of providing schooling in a safe and happy environment.

It is a small school community allowing an individual approach and a sense of belonging. We believe that each child is important, valued and needs their efforts acknowledged regularly. The purpose of education at Ellison Public School is to develop happy, interested and motivated learners who are exposed to many opportunities to develop skills and understandings for life.

Ellison Public School Guiding Principles

We Believe That:

  • every child will learn
  • every child is important
  • every child should feel valued.

We Value:

  • individual differences in teaching and learning
  • parent partnerships
  • teamwork.

We will use these principles to:

  • make educational decisions
  • decide on priorities
  • evaluate our success.

School Curriculum

Emphasis on basic skills through the Key Learning Areas:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science and Technology
  • Human Society and its Environment
  • Creative and Practical Arts
  • Personal Development, Health, P/E
  • Catholic, Protestant and Bahai Scripture
  • Music, Choir, Band, Sport, Dance
  • Regular Assemblies
  • Programs for students with learning difficulties
  • Excursions and camps
  • Visiting shows and guest speakers.

Student Welfare

  • Quality teaching
  • Self discipline and responsibility
  • Critical thinking and independence
  • Courtesy and respect
  • Citizenship
  • Tolerance and understanding
  • Fair behaviour management
  • Recognition of student achievement
  • Enhancement of self esteem
  • Student Leadership.

Community Involvement

  • Active P & C
  • Local business support
  • Parent helpers.

Resources and facilities

  • Computer lab and laptop trolleys
  • Computers in each classroom
  • Interactive whiteboards in all classrooms
  • Sporting equipment and facilities
  • Well equipped Library
  • Hall facilities
  • Close links with local high schools and pre-schools.


  • Approachable and friendly staff
  • Regular reports
  • Regular parent / teacher interviews
  • Weekly email newsletter
  • Information nights
  • Kindergarten Orientation Program
  • Annual newspaper publication ‘Ellison Comet'.

Physical Environment

  • Modern, well-equipped classrooms
  • Basketball, netball and tennis court
  • Well maintained grounds and native gardens
  • Attractive and quiet bush setting
  • Modern playground equipment
  • Reliable school bus service
  • Transport to after school care facilities.