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Warialda Public School was established in 1851, making it amongst the oldest in the state. The school services the township of Warialda and the surrounding rural areas in the Gwydir Shire. Its student population is 177, with more than half of the students travelling to school by bus. The school is well resourced with a spacious, well-grassed and well maintained playground in an attractive setting. It is staffed by a mixture of beginning and experienced teachers and support staff. There is a strong emphasis placed on literacy, numeracy and the integration of technology and higher order thinking skills. Warialda Public School offers a wide range of student based programs that promote quality education.

Our 2017 Team is:

Kindergarten - Mrs Ellen Lanesbury

Kindergarten / Year 1 - Miss Naomi Cole

Year 1/2 - Mrs Amy McIntosh

Year 2/3 Mrs - Tracey Digby

Year 3/4 - Mrs Jenella Kelleher

Year 5 - Mrs Jenny Waller

Year 5/6 - Mr Robert Porter

Reading Recovery Teacher - Mrs Ruth Smith

Learning Assistance Teacher - Mrs Margaret Haug

Instructional Leader & Assistant Principal - Mrs Angela Durkin

Principal - Dan van Velthuizen

School Administration Manager - Giacomina Carroll

School Administration Officer - Jenni Williams

Speech Therapist - Sandy Scotton

Speech Therapy Tutor - Jill Walker

School Learning Support Officers: Helena Turner, Rachel Nieddu, Lara Montgomery & Laura Cush

General Assistant - Peter Hancock

Cleaning Staff - May Stevens & Lid Rollings