Welcome to South George Town Primary School
South George Town Primary School is located in George Town, Northern Tasmania. Our school was established in 1967. There are 285 students currently enrolled at the school.
Students work in 12 class groupings Kindergarten to Grade 6 with class sizes ranging from 20 to 26. We aim to support each child in achieving their potential and to do this within a safe caring and supportive environment. We provide a vigorous and comprehensive teaching, learning and assessment program based upon the Australian Curriculum. Pride is taken in the student outcomes achieved. Our staff work proactively with parents and the broader community to build an increasingly effective school.
The 2013 -2016 South George Town Primary School Strategic Plan identifies Early Learning, Literacy & Numeracy, Quality Teaching and Supportive School Environments as priorities. We offer a range of innovative supplementary programs including LOTE and Arts pursuits and extended learning opportunities. We provide programs to support Aboriginal students and Launching into Learning programs through National Partnership funding to support children, aged 0 to 4 years, in George Town and surrounding areas. Community and Family Out Reach programs are linking families to Early Learning programs, an example are the prior to kindergarten programs, such as Fire Station School, Gumnuts and Possums are open to families.
We provide opportunities to connect with the local Aboriginal culture through learning and visits from local Aborigines. We have developed a Bush Tucker Garden with the knowledge and support of local Aboriginals.
We take pride in our school being an inclusive community that flexibly meets the needs of all learners so that everyone can achieve grow and be accepted. We focus on being a better school through Positive Behaviour Support and Restorative Practices. Our school motto is 'Be Safe, Be Fair, Show that you Care!'