Sy Michael's Primary School, Nelson Bay

St Michael's Primary School in Nelson Bay offers flexible and engaging learning environments for children from kindergarten to year 6.
St Michael's Primary School in Nelson Bay offers flexible and engaging learning environments for children from kindergarten to year 6.

St Michael's Primary School, Nelson Bay is currently accepting enrolments for students in Kindergarten to Year 6.

Set in picturesque bushland, St Michael's offers high-quality education supported by excellent facilities and 21st century technology.

Offering flexible and engaging learning environments, St Michael's provides an inclusive and innovative education that nurtures and challenges students to reach their academic potential.

St Michael's promotes open-plan collaborative classrooms for teachers to work in pairs, sharing their resources and individual strengths and talents.

A hub with flexible furniture, moveable lounges and new computer technology has been incorporated to provide a stimulating and adaptable learning environment.

This area, among others throughout the school, has been designed to meet the needs of contemporary learners, allowing for collaboration and personalised learning.

At St Michael's, parents are empowered to become actively involved in their child's education via online communication about learning achievements through mobile phone apps.

Well-equipped with advanced technology, all students have access to interactive SMART Boards, laptops, desktops and iPads in their classrooms.

They also have access to wireless internet throughout the school, as well as video-conferencing facilities and Apple Airplay.

Students at St Michael's are offered a range of internal and external opportunities to develop and support their individual abilities.

They are encouraged to take responsibility for the natural environment through the school's Gardening Club and promote active citizenship with the Mini Vinnies program.

Students can also participate in several sports, local gala days on the peninsula, as well as visits to the school from tennis and golf professionals. Specialist coaches also visit the school for gymnastics, athletics and a variety of sport skills.

Situated in Nelson Bay on the Tomaree Peninsula at Port Stephens, the school draws from a variety of areas including Nelson Bay, Anna Bay, Fingal Bay, Corlette, Shoal Bay, Soldiers Point, Salt Ash, Salamander Bay, Taylors Beach, Tanilba Bay, Bobs Farm and Lemon Tree Passage.

Students from St Michael's will be able to continue their secondary education to Year 12 at the brand new Catherine McAuley Catholic College, Medowie, which is opening in 2021.

If you're interested in enrolling your child at St Michael's Primary School, Nelson Bay, please contact the school office on 4981 1111 to request an enrolment pack or book an appointment with the school principal.