Harwood Island Public School

A Bridge to Learning

Telephone02 6646 4213


About our school

Harwood Island Public School prides itself on providing high quality education for all students.

The key priority of the school is to give the students a thirst for knowledge and a desire to become lifelong learners. The dedicated team, who make up the staff at Harwood Island, work very hard to ensure that the students' needs are met through the delivery of a varied and interesting curriculum.

Harwood Island Public School was established in 1871 and now has an enrolment of 41 students across three classes.

School facilities include a technology centre within each of the air conditioned classrooms. Each classroom is equipped with an interactive whiteboard and the senior room is a connected classroom boasting video conference facilities. The school has an air conditioned library, multi-purpose court, rainforest learning area and outdoor environmental education learning centre.

Our values

The values we teach are:

  1. Care and compassion - care for self and others
  2. Doing your best - seek to accomplish something worthy and admirable, try hard, and pursue excellence
  3. Fair go - pursue and protect the common good where all people are treated fairly for a just society
  4. Freedom - enjoy all the rights and privileges of Australian citizenship free from unnecessary interference or control, and stand up for the rights of others
  5. Honesty and trustworthiness - be honest, sincere and seek the truth
  6. Integrity - act in accordance with principles of moral and ethical conduct; ensure consistency between words and deeds
  7.  Respect - treat others with consideration and regard, respect another person’s point of view
  8. Responsibility - be accountable for one’s own actions, resolve differences in constructive, non-violent and peaceful ways, contribute to society and to civic life, take care of the environment
  9. Understanding , tolerance and inclusion - be aware of others and their cultures, accept diversity within a democratic society, be included and include others.

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