St Andrews Public School

Children, First and Foremost

Telephone02 9603 1333


School Profile

St Andrews Public School is situated in the Campbelltown area.

St Andrews Public School opened in 1978 and has established a high reputation within the community for its quality teaching programs and outstanding student outcomes.

At the present time it has:

  • An enrolment of 840 students
  • A diverse student population with approximately 42% of families from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • A class organisation that encourages acceleration and in class grouping of students to facilitate their learning
  • Focus teaching sessions for literacy and numeracy skills each day
  • An Opportunity class for Gifted and Talented students
  • Extensive technology throughout the school for all students

We have proven teachers with positive classrooms and focused individual learning. Our capable and experienced teachers:

  • encourage successful learning for your children
  • create positive classrooms where children are happy to come to school and enjoy learning
  • provide daily school sessions focussing on literacy and numeracy
  • deliver higher level teaching programs including Gifted and Talented, Thinking Skills and Cooperative Learning Programs for all children at classroom level
  • collaborative plan classroom programs, assessments and student reports to promote consistency and quality performance
  • support positive classrooms emphasising pastoral care programs, peer leadership, peer mentoring and positive discipline
  • identify individual learning needs that are catered for in the classroom with a range of specially developed school programs to promote and extend each child's learning.

We provide strong academic foundations focussed on successful, diverse programs. Our school provides:

  • small class sizes for Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 students
  • stimulate each student's thinking with open ended problem solving
  • integrated Technology with wireless internet access and individual laptop learning
  • technology skills taught weekly in a computer laboratory
  • library research and critical thinking skills
  • a commitment to academic success for all students to reach their potential
  • implementation of Quality Teaching strategies for all learning
  • Basic skills sessions are taught across the school each day

We promote strong student peer relationships reflecting respect and tolerance towards each other:


  • build positive relationships through involvement in peer support, buddy classes, anti-bullying and playground and social skills programs
  • participate in a Students Representative Council and student leadership programs
  • reflect a very diverse range of Non English Speaking Backgrounds
  • participate in a range of celebrations that respect the traditions of our Australian heritage

Parents and teachers preparing and supporting children together

At St Andrews we:

  • consult with parents to promote a positive relationship aiming to provide the best education for each child
  • support programs for children including transition from preschool to primary and primary to high school
  • implement cultural programs including dance, band, choir, sport, excursions, art and gifted and talented programs with parent support
  • utilise two Learning and Support Teachers and the acquisition of the latest resources for students with parent support
  • offer a workshop program in a range of priority areas to inform and consult with parents
  • actively seek parents' opinions to determine school directions

Students play in shady, native landscaped grounds.

Our school grounds reflect:

  • contributions by parents to the building of a Covered Outdoor Learning Area in the school grounds
  • cultivation of Australian natives and protected species in the gardens
  • play areas that are extensive and varied for students, surrounded by landscaped gardens
  • implementation of recycling, water and energy conservation strategies in environmental planning