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Punchbowl Public School

Punchbowl Public School

Learning together

Telephone02 9750 5055


About our school

Punchbowl Public School serves a highly diverse and multicultural community, with 98.2% of students having a language background other than English and 34 students coming from refugee backgrounds. Over 30 different language backgrounds are represented in the school community.

Punchbowl Public School has a K-6 enrolment of approximately 565 students, including 14 students who attend one of our two K-6 Autism Support classes. The school also has 108 Preschool students, including 28 students who attend an Early Intervention Program. Eleven of our students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Punchbowl Public School has a strong team of professional and dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff who are at various stages of their careers. Student learning is supported by a range of specialist support staff. These include English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) teachers, Learning and Support Teachers (LaSTs) and Arabic Community Language teachers.  The school also employs a Community Liaison Officer (CLO) to support school and community partnerships. 

The school has a strong commitment to a school-wide Instructional Leadership model, including Instructional Leaders funded through the Early Action for Success (EAfS) initiative. Student wellbeing programs are supported by our Deputy Principal, Student and Community Engagement (DPSCE), School Learning and Support Officers (SLSOs) and allied health professionals offering speech pathology and psychology services. 

Punchbowl Public School is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) school. The school's PBL team lead the development and implementation of programs to support the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of students.

The school maintains strong partnerships with parents and the community. Our School as Community Centre (SaCC) initiative, in partnership with other local service providers, facilitates community engagement through programs supporting families with young children, including many targeted parent programs, including supported playgroups, early literacy activities, transition to school strategies, parenting programs, adult learning and health and nutrition initiatives. An active Parents and Citizens (P&C) Association provides all parents with avenues to play an active role in the education of their children.

We welcome all enquiries and can be contacted on  02 9750 5055 or punchbowl-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au 

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