Peakhurst Public School

Promoting Excellence in a Caring Environment

Telephone02 9153 9157

About our school

Peakhurst Public School offers diverse educational programs which challenge all students and promote excellent learning outcomes. Through a balanced, flexible and personalised curriculum the school provides opportunities which enable all students to achieve their full potential academically, socially, in the performing arts and in the sporting arena. 

Peakhurst Public School in known for our excellent student representatives in particular the Captains, Vice Captains and Prefects. There is an understanding that they are representing our school community at all times and their actions reflect this.

Our school caters for a diverse student population. There are 21 classes which include three extension classes for gifted and talented students as well as three classes for students with a moderate intellectual disability. Our school community is committed to the inclusion of students with disabilities in all aspects of school life. 

We are an innovative school community that values and promotes life-long learning. We have a dedicated, enthusiastic team of highly skilled teachers who pursue ongoing professional learning. This commitment ensures a strong academic focus with high expectations for teaching and learning. Our teachers show great care and commitment to our students and our school. Our school continues to change to meet the needs of our students. 

Priority areas include literacy and numeracy development, gifted and talented education, information technology, special education and learning support programs, student well-being, student leadership, performing arts, sport and environmental education. 

We are a welcoming and friendly school that values its successful partnership with parents and the wider community. Our school community works together to nurture a strong sense of school spirit and pride.

Peakhurst Public School map & hours

School hours - 9:20am - 3:25pm

Lunch times - 11:20am until 12:20pm

Fruit break - 2:20pm until 2:40pm

School Terms for 2018

Term 1:

  • Wednesday 29th January 2018 - Friday 13th April 2018     

Term 2:

  • Staff Development Day - Monday 29th April
  • Students - Tuesday 30th April 2018 - Friday 6th July 2018     

Term 3:

  • Staff Development Day - Monday 23rd July
  • Students - Tuesday 24th July 2018 - Friday 28th September 2018     

Term 4:

  • Monday 15th October 2018 - Wednesday 19th December 2018     

Peakhurst Public School publications

All Peakhurst Public School publications showcase the wonderful students of our school community. We are proud of our facilities and we offer a lot of programs to our students.

School council

School council's aim is to foster the values, purpose and goals of Peakhurst Public School’s vision statement, through formal school community participation in the planning and management of the school, and to encourage closer links between the school and its community. Download our school council constitution: