Namadgi School

Namadgi School offers challenging academic programs delivered by highly  professional and committed teaching teams. We have a particular focus on our school values: Learning, Positive Attitude, Caring, and Respect.

Features of the school include a wide range of learning experiences in a safe and vibrant community.

Some examples of what we have to offer in 2017 include:

  • A strong focus on literacy and numeracy based on catering for individual student needs through targeted support or extension
  • International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) competitions for students in years 3-10
  • Gifted and Talented extension and enrichment
  • Extension writing programs
  • International student support
  • Primary Kids Council Leadership  and Year 9 and 10 Leadership class organising charity and community events
  • One of the widest language offerings in the ACT – core Japanese language plus 30 other languages offered
  • Year 5 band, High School Concert Band, and a partnership with the Tuggeranong Valley Band
  • Grand piano, dedicated music rooms and two dance studios
  • Primary Ride or Walk to School program and secondary mountain bike program
  • Whole school sports including athletics, cross-country and swimming carnivals
  • Rostrum public speaking competition
  • Team debating and Inter-Parliamentary debating in the secondary sector
  • Chess across the school and participation in ACT competitions
  • Primary sailing program
  • Computer coding in primary and secondary
  • A broad elective program for years K-10 including woodwork, metalwork, food technology and specialist programs based on student requests
  • Sporting opportunities such as the Bluearth program in primary and Outdoor Education in the secondary
  • Whole school major Arts event ‘Namadgical’ and participation in external Arts programs including Limelight, Dance Fest, Dance Nation, Every Chance to Dance
  • A before and after-school care program, and a holiday care program

The school provides flexible, modern, high quality and environmentally sustainable facilities that support the learning of our growing community.

Gareth Richards

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