Queanbeyan East Public School

Welcome to Queanbeyan East!

Telephone02 6297 2619

Emailqueanbeyae-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

About our school

Queanbeyan East Public School is located near the border of NSW and the ACT. Our school is situated in a semi-rural setting with pleasant grounds featuring a shaded bush area, large grassy playing fields and views of the mountains.

Queanbeyan East Public School prides itself on providing strong academic and welfare programs to a supportive school community. The culture and climate of the school is characterised by a strong sense of pride, open communication, and a strong commitment to working as a supportive, positive, cohesive team reflecting on our practice.

The school enjoys great community support and has a dedicated and talented team of staff. Our school community places a high value on the importance of the quality teacher. Our teaching team has been recognised at local and state levels for their excellent teaching practices.

The school has a strong emphasis on literacy, numeracy, the performing arts, technology and sport. The school offers a wide range of sporting and performing arts activities and achieves excellence in literacy, numeracy, creative arts and sport.

The school is well resourced and has an established library. We have a computer room which is able to cater for whole-class instruction as well as classroom computers. Interactive whiteboards are installed in all classrooms, supporting our emphasis on the use of technology in teaching and learning.

Queanbeyan East has endeavoured to develop a true K to 6 ethos with a warm, friendly and welcoming environment where students, staff and parents feel valued. This is built on the concept of mutual respect and an inclusive culture.

The school has high expectations of student progress and performance and our results in national and international tests bear witness to our success. We have Learning Assistance teachers who work with classroom teachers to assist student progress.

The school has a strong commitment to the 'Live Life Well at School' program which incorporates a Crunch and Sip program and quality fitness programs.

Queanbeyan East prides itself on being a community school which serves the needs of the local students and parents and provides a high level of satisfaction.

Queanbeyan East Public School is a middle-sized school which prides itself on providing a strong academic and welfare program to a supportive school community. The drawing area provides a mix of rural and urban children and the size of the school allows an environment where teachers, students and parents are well-known to each other.

Download the 2022 parent handbook for more information concerning the school.