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Pialba State School is situated in the coastal community of Hervey Bay, adjacent to the world-renowned Fraser Island. With a reputation for commitment to academic growth, environmental education and sporting excellence, Pialba caters for over 500 students in Grades Prep to 7.
Pialba’s proficient and dedicated staff follow a whole school plan derived from the current Australian Curriculum. Complex units provide in-depth studies of English, Mathematics, Science, Geography and History. An extensive co-curricular program provides students with access to a school Chinese curriculum, instrumental programs, representative sport and Upper Primary camps. We also are proud of our facilitation of the other Key Learning Areas such as The Arts, Technology and Health & Physical Education. Additional key learning areas are taught through community-based integrated units. From learning support to special education to advanced learning programs, we cater for all.
All classrooms are digitally compatible offering student access to computer technologies including interactive whiteboards / interactive LED TVs and a school computer laboratory.
We implement world-class Language 4 Learning units, which are purposeful, targeted and produce outstanding results across all year levels. We have an on-site Speech Pathologist, and teachers in the early years are trained in, and facilitate an intensive Oral Language Program that is catered for individual students' needs. Each week, students are involved in streamed literacy blocks, which are customised to target their ability levels. Three times a term, all students participate in the school's Virtues In Practice (VIP) sessions with groups made up from across all year levels.
With one-fifth of the current cohort identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage, Pialba provides a culturally rich curriculum endorsed by the services of a school-based Indigenous Liaison Officer.
The Pialba State School Special Education Program caters for all students diagnosed with having special needs and offers a small-group learning situations, as well as social skills programs, an AWD athletics program, cooking classes and weekly community access outings.
Students, staff and members of the school community are valued as individuals. Pialba provides a variety of opportunities allowing students to develop to their full potential while fostering a passion for life-long learning.
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