Normanton State School, Normanton

Name: Normanton State School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Little Brown Street
Town: Normanton
Postcode: 4890
State: Queensland
Region North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4745 1227
Fax: (07) 4745 1322
Pupils: 212

Normanton State School P-10 incorporates prep (20 students), primary (162 students), and secondary Years 8-10 (25 students) campuses.  The secondary numbers are smaller as Normanton students are able to attend any High School under the Bypassing Strategy.

All classrooms, excepting Manual Arts, are airconditioned, and have computers for curriculum applications and have access to internet and intranet.  The school has a car and bus for excursions and home visits.    The school tuckshop provides morning tea and lunch for staff and students.

The school focuses on teaching and learning and encourages student responsibility for behaviour and learning.  Significant time has been dedicated to collaboratively develop and review student behaviour management structures.  In the primary school, teachers are encouraged to use skill sharing.  The purpose of this is to allow students to access the specialised skills of our teachers.


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