Ocean Shores Public School is a welcoming, well equipped school in a beautiful bushland setting. Students are taught by a professional and experienced teaching staff, ably supported by wonderful teacher aides and a highly skilled office management team.
Ocean Shores Public School has a strong, inclusive school community with high expectations, shared priorities and clear directions. Our school aims to provide a safe and happy learning environment that is attractive and stimulating; promotes the skills of literacy and numeracy; uses appropriate technology and seeks adaptive and creative solutions; encourages cooperation, caring and respect; expects students to accept increasing responsibility for their own learning and behaviour; and functions as part of the larger community, involving parents and community members in a team effort.
Special features include:
Quality programs in Literacy and Numeracy, as evidenced by NAPLAN results consistently above national and state averages;
Learning programs in all Key Learning Areas that reflect syllabus guidelines, as well as meeting departmental priorities and individual needs;
A Student Welfare Policy that develops positive relationships between students and teachers, and that develops core values such as care, respect, fairness and co-operation;
Literacy, Learning and Language (L3) program, supports successful learning in K-2;
Opportunities for students to participate in state, regional, zone and district sporting and creative arts programs;
Quality Home Reading, Technology, and Homework Policies;
Strong community partnerships. Farmers Markets, Festival of The Imagination, gardening, helpers in classrooms and an active and supportive Parents & Citizen Association, which oversees a canteen that follows the Healthy Schools Canteen Policy;
Catering for students with additional needs through early identification and implementation of individualised learning programs;
A Support Unit for students with Autism, physical and intellectual disabilities;
Modern facilities including air-conditioning in all classrooms, full-size hall/gymnasium, covered outdoor learning areas, a state of the art Technology Lab and amazing gardens.
An education at Ocean Shores Public School provides the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values relevant to present and emerging social, cultural and technological needs which are the foundation of lifelong learning in complex and rapidly changing local and global communities.