Children with laptops in class

Children with laptops in class


NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme and Early Childhood Intervention Programs in the ACT.

Namadgi School

Welcome to the Namadgi School website! Namadgi School is now in its fourth year of operation and is focussed on high quality educational programs for students from preschool to Year 10.

Namadgi School offers challenging academic programs delivered by highly professional and committed teaching teams all underpinned by the school values: Caring, Respect, Learning and a Positive Attitude.  Features of the school include the Instrumental Music Program, the Urambi Environment Centre with a focus on sustainable environmental practices and diverse range of elective courses for Years 6-10.

Some examples of what we have to offer in 2014 include:

  • A strong focus on literacy and numeracy based on catering for individual student needs
  • ICAS competitions for students in years 3-10
  • Early Childhood Speech Therapy program
  • A Japanese Languages program for years 3-10
  • A year 5 band, a year 6 band and a year 7/8/9 band
  • Waste Wise Warriors program
  • Learning programs using Quality Learning Australia learning tools
  • Debating in the secondary sector
  • Tournament of  Minds for primary and secondary students
  • Chess across the school and participation in ACT competitions
  • An elective program for years 6-10 including woodwork, metalwork and food technology and other specialist programs based on student requests
  • Sporting opportunities through programs such as the Bluearth program in primary and outdoor education in the secondary sector
  • Whole school major Arts event (Namadgical) and participation in external Arts programs including Limelight and Dancefest
  • A before and after school care program

Information communication technology is embedded in the curriculum and students have access to the latest technology to assist with learning. The school promotes innovative ICT programs in classrooms and has a multimedia lab.

Environmentally sustainable design features have been incorporated in the school. The school provides flexible, modern, high quality and environmentally sustainable educational facilities that support the learning of the growing community.

Parent involvement in the school is strongly encouraged through our Parent and Citizen’s Association, the School Board or through volunteering in the classroom.

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Pam Rosser and Charlie Morrice

Co-Principals