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Riverbank Public School

Riverbank Public School

Learning to live - living to learn

Telephone02 9626 7511

Emailriverbank-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

About our school

Riverbank Public School opened in Term 1, 2015 and is located in the suburb of The Ponds in the north-west of Sydney. The school shares a site with The Ponds High School and is part of an innovative and collaborative approach to teaching and learning. The school has an emphasis on high expectations, outstanding teaching and learning programs supported by ongoing professional learning of staff. Collaborative planning, co-teaching and decision-making, together with distributed instructional leadership practices creates an excelling  environment for engaged and effective learning. Our school is a member of The Ponds Learning Community. Focus is placed on the development of quality literacy and numeracy programs and the use of technology to support and engage students.

Our rapidly growing student population is 1950, 89% of whom have a language background other than English. The school has three Multi Categorical support classes and encourages a holistic and inclusive approach, supported by strong student wellbeing programs. Our Restorative Practice Framework provides a common language and practice to build respectful relationships, and foster effective communication with students, staff, parents and the wider community. The school has strong partnerships with the P&C, parents and local community. Dedicated staff, whose student centred approach, supports the school's strategic improvement plan, to allow for every student, every teacher and every leader to improve every year.