Ascot State School | Primary School in Ascot
Ascot State School is an Independent Public School that is co-educational from Prep to Year 6, which provides a safe and caring environment for high quality learning to occur. The Curriculum Program covers all Key Learning Areas – English, Mathematics, Science, The Arts, History, Geography, Technology, Health and Physical Education, and Languages Other Than English (Japanese). The school community are proud to be part of a strong public education system, which believes the purpose of education is to meet the needs of different students for high levels of educational attainment.
Strive to Achieve
At Ascot State School they take pride in the tradition and reputation of the school for pursuing the highest standards of behaviour of the students and in the academic, sporting, music and the student success and wellbeing programmes. Students are proud to wear their school uniform, which is well recognised in the community and provides children with a sense of belonging. Ascot’s motto ‘Strive to Achieve’ plays an important part in fostering the wellbeing and personal development of each student. The school values respect, honesty, fairness, self-esteem and excellence.
Ascot State School Facilities
School facilities at Ascot State School include: 25m heated swimming pool, Assembly Hall, several playgrounds, tennis courts, Art Room, Music Rooms, a covered games court and a computer laboratory. All classrooms are equipped with computers and the library is well resourced. Extracurricular activities include: camps; Debating; Robotics Club; Chess Club; Science Club; Maths Tournament and Opti-minds Competitions. The pastoral care program includes their Buddy System, Leadership Program, Student Council, Early Act, School Captains, Class Captains, Sports Captains and Music Seniors. There is strong community support for Ascot State School. Working in the Parents and Citizens Association is the Swim Club, Tuckshop, Parent Network, Physical Environment Committee, Uniform Shop, Friends of Visual Arts and Design, Health & Wellbeing and Friends of Music. A School Community Liaison Officer co-ordinates activities with the Class Parent Representatives who support each class teacher.
A balanced education
Ascot State School students demonstrate high levels of achievement in systemic testing. This is maintained and reflected by their whole school programs which are reviewed each year. Tehy also place a large emphasis on increasing the academic distance travelled by each individual student. Ascot State School strives to provide a balanced education and a broad range of relevant and engaging learning experiences, challenging their students to discover their unique potential and individual strengths. Ascot State School believes in developing the potential of each individual child. They aim to promote and develop that capacity within an environment of care and support and through a range of opportunities within the broad education program.