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Welcome to Norfolk School

Monday 3 August 2015

Dear Parents/Caregivers

Farewell to Mrs Boon:
Mrs Deborah Boon finishes this Friday. On behalf of all the children and parents of the Sunshine Room, and the school I would like to Deborah for doing a wonderful job teaching in the Sunshine Room.

Deborah will be taking up a new position at St Joseph’s (NP) next week, while we welcome back Mrs Penny Andrews from her study leave.

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Jason Elder
Principal
Norfolk School

 

Our School

Norfolk School is a U3-4 Full Primary School (Year 0—8), which has a decile 9 rating. In 2015, the school has a staffing entitlement of 7.49 FTTE to cater for 150 students.

Students are placed in one of six classrooms from New Entrants (Yr 1) to Year 7/8. An enrolment scheme is in place, where families living within the zone are automatically entitled to send their children to Norfolk School.

Our School

National Standards

Norfolk School has traditionally used benchmarks in reading, writing and mathematics, which was before National Standards were introduced. Since the introduction of National Standards in 2010, all schools (with children in Years 1-8) have been assessing students reading, writing and maths with against the Standards .

# 2014 National Standard Results; # 2013 National Standard Results; # 2012 National Standard Results

National Standards

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The school is very well placed to sustain and improve its performance. Sound board processes focus on governance and positive outcomes for students. The principal is regarded by staff as a leader of learning. He has a clear focus on moral leadership and ensuring that students are at the centre of school decision-making.

ERO is likely to carry out the next review in four-to-five years.

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