Stockton Public School

Service First

Telephone02 4928 1233

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

About our school

Stockton sea side view

Stockton is a beautiful peninsula town surrounded by Newcastle Harbour, the Hunter River and Stockton Beach.

 

Stockton Public School provides quality education programs and quality teaching by highly educated, skilled and dedicated staff. We also provide a safe and nurturing learning environment that develops respect, understanding and responsibility.

 

Our school has an enrolment of 288 children from Preschool to Year 6 and is responsive and flexible in meeting the needs of all our students and the local community with a broad range of subjects and excellent educational programs.

Quality teaching

 

Our school provides quality education programs through sustainable effective teaching practice based on the NSW Quality Teaching model. We believe this ensures that our students maximise their opportunities.

 

Quality Teaching and Learning promotes:

 

1. Intellectual Quality

  • Deep Knowledge
  • Deep Understanding
  • Problematic Knowledge
  • Higher Order Thinking
  • Metalanguage
  • Substantive Communication

 

2. Quality Learning Environment

  • Explicit Quality Criteria
  • Engagement
  • High Expectations
  • Social Support
  • Student Self-regulation
  • Student Direction

 

3. Significance

  • Background Knowledge
  • Cultural Knowledge
  • Knowledge Integration
  • Inclusivity
  • Connectedness

 

Please find the K - 6 parent information booklet (PDF 676.5KB) to view and download. 

Stockton Public School Preschool offers a fun learning environment and gradual integration to the wider school community through interaction including library borrowing, canteen and visits to the Kindergarten rooms. Our preschool students participate in special school events such as  Easter Hat Parade, Book Week Parade, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day stalls.

2018 school captains and prefects

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