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Welcome to Beaconsfield Primary School

We would like to welcome you to our active and supportive learning community website.

Beaconsfield Primary School was founded in 1883. In 1954 an area school was built which later became the Primary School.  In 2010 our redevelopment included two new buildings on the school site, a multi-purpose facility for use by students all over the school and members of the community and a Child and Family Centre constructed and used by parents and young children from the Beaconsfield community.

It is now a mix of old and new buildings that enjoys attractive and spacious grounds. A community library, solar heated indoor pool, art room, music room and ICT Lab provide a variety of learning opportunities.

At Beaconsfield Primary School our mission is “Aspire to rise”. We uphold the values of safety, fairness, learning and caring. These are reflected in our original school motto: Esse Quam Videri and are translated from the Latin as “To be rather than seeming to be” They are especially reflected in our guiding principles school rules which simply state: Be Safe, Be Fair, Learn and Care.

These guiding principles are on display throughout all areas of our school and also form the basis for an explicit teaching program by teachers in how children can practically apply these golden rules during their time at Beaconsfield Primary. These values also complement the School-wide Positive Behaviour Support approach that we take to managing issues relating to student behaviour and discipline.

  • Successful Learners
  • Confident and Creative Individuals
  • Active and Informed Citizens

Beaconsfield Primary School serves a wide community encompassing the towns of Beaconsfield, Beauty Point, Clarence Point, Greens Beach and surrounding areas.

The school is highly valued and supported by the community particularly around the use of school facilities and increasing opportunities for school participation in community events. This is fostered by the use of a joint school and community library, Child and Family Centre funded by the Federal Government and is located within the school grounds, with an extensive range of community and family services. The Child and Family Centre includes a day care provider (Northern Children’s Network) who provide long day care, before and after school care and vacation care.  Neighbourhood house is an onsite facility and available to our community.

Our team of dedicated and caring teachers work hard to ensure that children get the most out of these important years in their education. Individual needs are catered for with personalised learning being an essential consideration. We pride ourselves as a school on an atmosphere that is friendly, inclusive and a happy place for children to grow and learn.

We believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life and that a high quality, public education can precipitate just that.

We hope our website gives you a great introduction to our school and provides you with up to date information. Please use the tabs and links to explore our latest newsletters, calendar events, photos and achievements, also through our social media Facebook page.

If you would like any further information about our school please don’t hesitate to contact us either by phone or email. 

Sharryn Crothers
Principal