Menai Primary School is a NSW government school located in the heart of the Menai area. The school caters for the students in our local Menai neighbourhood. Menai Primary School values the education of the whole child.
The school thrives on a culture of kindness and caring. The school's core values create a school community that believes in caring, fairness, integrity, respect and honesty. There is no place for aggression, bullying or unkind behaviour in any area of school life. Menai Primary School has a long history of providing outstanding, well balanced education for all students at the school. The school motto Together We Learn and Grow forms the basis of the school's educational and community philosophy. The school creates every possible opportunity for students to find their personal strengths whether it be academically, in the performing or creative arts, sport, leadership or as a member of our school community.
There are programs for the performing arts with junior and senior dance, choir, skipping groups . Sports programs including inter school sport (PSSA), representative sport, enrichment programs for talented sports students as well as school sport. Menai Primary School is a leader in technology in education. All classrooms have link interactive whiteboards and computer labs. The library has a class computer lab. The school has two connected classrooms which enable students to have local, national and international excursions via video conference. Our school provides leadership opportunities for students as school captains, prefects, sports house captains, Peer Support leaders and class representatives on the Student Representative Council. Menai Primary School caters for a diverse range of students including gifted and talented students, students with learning needs and students from both high and low socio economic backgrounds. The school's student welfare policy and procedures are aimed at caring for students by providing for their pastoral care and growth in personal character. Menai Primary School has a strong anti-bullying practise. The dedicated teaching staff at Menai Primary School is a balance of age, experience and interests. All staff constantly seek to grow professionally to provide the best educational outcomes for students. Staff members come from our local community and are committed to our school and neighbourhood. Menai Primary School is the original primary school in the Menai area, opening in 1902. The architecturally designed school was built in its current bushland setting in 1987 and was fully renovated as part of the Building the Education Revolution in 2010. Menai Primary School gardens and classrooms provide students with a calm, fresh and educationally productive environment. Our community is very welcome to come and visit us so we can proudly show off our lovely school.
We are proud of our school which provides a friendly, caring dynamic community striving for excellence in all areas of learning. We pride ourselves in being a school that is large enough to provide a variety of programs to extend and enhance student performance whilst retaining a family atmosphere in which the individual student is recognised and understood. By visiting our website we hope to provide you with a snapshot of our school.