Berridale Public School

Berridale Public School was established in 1883 and has a proud heritage of pursuing academic, sporting and cultural excellence. Berridale Public School has a rich history, with some of our students from fourth generation families who attended the school. Berridale Public School is an attractive, vibrant rural school, where the children of Berridale village and local community learn to work and play together. We have a comprehensive range of programs, with strong emphasis on improving students' literacy and numeracy. Students are encouraged to set and achieve high personal goals in all aspects of school life. There are many programs and initiatives which operate at Berridale Public School, to suit a wide range of ages, interests and abilities. Some of these include: Anti-bullying program - a whole school approach to Values Education Extensive Sporting programs and full participation in PSSA activities Integration (Special Needs Education) Intensive Swimming Program Snow Sports Program Environmental Education Monaro Mobile Library Small Schools Network events and activities Home Reading Scheme Parent Information program Creative and Performing Arts program Berridale Public School has a strong partnership with its school community. This contributes greatly to the efforts of parents and staff as they work to ensure students achieve their full potential in all areas of education. The school serves a rural town of 800 residents from the town itself and outlying properties. The overall aim of the school is to maximise the use of physical and human resources to ensure optimum individual outcomes in the academic, creative, social and sporting spheres in a caring and supportive environment.