Lily St, Wetherill Park NSW 2164 More schools in postcode 2164
Phone 9604 3822
Fax 9609 5497
William Stimson Public School is located in the Hoxton group of schools. The school population currently stands at 550 students, including 27 students in a Support Unit. The school is 76% non English speaking background with children from over 40 different cultural identities.
William Stimson offers a broad, well balanced, quality education for all students. The school is focussed on excellence in education, equity for all students and school improvement.
The school environment is one of safety, harmony and commitment to high standards in all areas, including academic, citizenship,student leadership, sport and the arts. The new award system encompasses the school standards in the areas of Academics, Participation and Citizenship.
The school motto is "I learn to live"and supports the emphasis on Quality Teaching and Learning in Literacy and Numeracy, Technology, Student Leadership and Citizenship, Sport and Physical Fitness and the Arts.The staff of William Stimson is a group of highly trained, knowledgable and energetic teachers, committed to school improvement. The expertise within the school incorporates all curriculum areas as well as technology, mathematics, accelerated literacy, Reading Recovery, creative arts and Special Education for physical and intellectual disability and autism.
Every student is expected to take responsibility for their own learning and parents are encouraged to be active partners in their child's education.
The Values Education Program is embedded in the school culture and incorporates the values of integrity, excellence, respect, responsibility, cooperation, care, fairness and democracy. The Anti-Bullying Plan is an integral part of the Values Program.
Special events during the school year include Open Days for Public Education Day and Education Week, Grandparents' Day, Multicultural and Aboriginal Celebrations, Literacy and Numeracy Week, Book Week Parade and the Easter Hat Parade.
Other special programs include Italian, Homework Centre, After School Sports, Tournament of the Minds, Maths Olympiad, Public Speaking, Poetry Competition, Debating, Spelling Bee, Writing Challenges, Principal's Quiz, School Parliament, International Competitions and Premier's Reading Challenge.
Further educational opportunities are provided for students through the excursions program, including overnight excursions to Collaroy Centre, Camp Yarramundi, Bathurst goldfields and Canberra and the snow. Excursions cover cultural, environmental, sporting and curriculum based projects.
Special Needs services offered by this school
- Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability and Autism
- Students with a Range of Disabilities with Similar Support Needs
- Students with Physical Disability
The New South Wales Department of Education support students with special needs in public schools in a range of ways. This may include support classes for students in regular and special schools. You can also discuss your child's learning needs with the principal of your child's school. For more information about the full range of support services in New South Wales public schools please go to Disability Programs http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/studentsupport/programs/disability.php
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