Coogee Public School is a NSW Government School located in Coogee, NSW. We cater for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 living in Coogee within our catchment zone. Catchment zone information can be found at https://education.nsw.gov.au/school-finder or contact us on (02) 9315 7255.
We are a large primary school in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney with an enrolment of 580 students across 23 classes. The school culture is that of strong community, inclusion and positive relationships. Staff, parents and students work together to promote school excellence.
The school has a reputation within the community for providing a quality and well rounded education. The school's academic performance in literacy and numeracy is strong and is supported by a broad educational offering with particular interests in sport and active lifestyles, visual and performing arts and environmental sustainability. Programs that underpin student learning and wellbeing include Visible Learning, whole school literacy and numeracy practices and Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL).
We have a diverse cultural community with 35% of students of a language background other than English. There are 39 different languages spoken in homes, with 15% of EAL/D (English as an Additional Language or Dialect) students identifying as French. 2% of students identify as Aboriginal.
I am very proud to be Principal of Coogee Public School and am excited about the targets all stakeholders have set for our school in our latest plan.
At Coogee Public School we aim to develop every student as a resilient, confident and adaptable learner. Through strong partnerships with our school community, students will strive to become assessment capable learners with a passion for learning while demonstrating the abilities to respond independently, collaboratively, reflectively, critically and creatively. With these positive attributes, our students will become successful, well rounded individuals.
We have three clear strategic directions for 2021-2024:
- Student growth and attainment
- Quality teaching
- Wellbeing and collaboration
If you would like to know more about our school, you can download our School Improvement Plan.
Also, if you would like to visit our school and see for yourself why we are so proud, our Year 6 ambassadors are happy to take visitors on guided tours. Much has changed over the many years but what remains is our solid community reputation and our place as the main provider of primary education in the Coogee area. In fact, we believe that our school represents the best that Public Education in NSW has to offer. I look forward to you getting to know our school better and look forward to meeting or catching up again with you soon.