Lily St, Wetherill Park NSW 2164   More schools in postcode 2164
Phone   9604 3822
Fax       9609 5497

William Stimson Public School is located in the Hoxton group of schools. The school population currently stands at 550 students, including 27 students in a Support Unit. The school is 76% non English speaking background with children from over 40 different cultural identities. William Stimson offers a broad, well balanced, quality education for all students. The school is focussed on excellence in education, equity for all students and school improvement. The school environment is one of safety, harmony and commitment to high standards in all areas, including academic, citizenship,student leadership, sport and the arts. The new award system encompasses the school standards in the areas of Academics, Participation and Citizenship. The school motto is "I learn to live"and supports the emphasis on Quality Teaching and Learning in Literacy and Numeracy, Technology, Student Leadership and Citizenship, Sport and Physical Fitness and the Arts.The staff of William Stimson is a group of highly trained, knowledgable and energetic teachers, committed to school improvement. The expertise within the school incorporates all curriculum areas as well as technology, mathematics, accelerated literacy, Reading Recovery, creative arts and Special Education for physical and intellectual disability and autism. Every student is expected to take responsibility for their own learning and parents are encouraged to be active partners in their child's education. The Values Education Program is embedded in the school culture and incorporates the values of integrity, excellence, respect, responsibility, cooperation, care, fairness and democracy. The Anti-Bullying Plan is an integral part of the Values Program. Special events during the school year include Open Days for Public Education Day and Education Week, Grandparents' Day, Multicultural and Aboriginal Celebrations, Literacy and Numeracy Week, Book Week Parade and the Easter Hat Parade. Other special programs include Italian, Homework Centre, After School Sports, Tournament of the Minds, Maths Olympiad, Public Speaking, Poetry Competition, Debating, Spelling Bee, Writing Challenges, Principal's Quiz, School Parliament, International Competitions and Premier's Reading Challenge. Further educational opportunities are provided for students through the excursions program, including overnight excursions to Collaroy Centre, Camp Yarramundi, Bathurst goldfields and Canberra and the snow. Excursions cover cultural, environmental, sporting and curriculum based projects.

School Email wilstimson-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au  
School Website www.wilstimson-p.schools.nsw.edu.au  
Type of School Primary Schools  
Enrolments 565  
Region South Western Sydney  

Support classes offered by this school

  • Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability and Autism
  • Students with a Range of Disabilities with Similar Support Needs
  • Students with Physical Disability

Students with disability and additional learning and support needs

The New South Wales Department of Education and Communities support students with disability and additional learning and support needs in public schools in a range of ways. This may include specialist support classes for students in regular and special schools; the Integration, Funding Support program which provides targeted funding for eligible students; and learning and support resourcing. Every regular public school in NSW receives a specialist teacher allocation and flexible funding based on the size of the school and the learning needs of their students.

You can discuss your child's learning needs and planning for their personalised learning and support with the principal of your child's school. For more information about the full range of support services in NSW public schools go to Disability, Learning & Support.

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