Department of Education Learners First
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Welcome to Austins Ferry Primary School

Austins Ferry Primary School is a state of the art learning institute built in 2011, designed with the latest research informing learning environments. Situated on Hobart's western shore, a short 15 minute drive to the city and 5 minutes to Hobart’s famous MONA museum. The school property boasts large play areas a brand new early learning center, completed in 2018 and fantastic facilities.

We aim to offer high quality learning opportunities for all our students. Our staff are focused on students reaching their full learning potentials, our teachers bring their passion for learning into the classroom and develop caring relationships which support and inspire students to achieve.

Our school is recognized statewide as a leader in trauma informed practice and use these guidelines to support all students throughout the school. Staff are continually striving to use best practice research to inform teaching and learning across the school.

Austins Ferry Primary provides a supportive environment which encourages students and staff to become lifelong learners and valued members of our school community. We strive to make our school a caring environment that students feel comfortable and safe in and are continually supported to achieve.

Our Vision: We aim to promote high expectations, community engagement and a supportive inclusive environment at all times

Our Mission: Together we inspire and support all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers

Our Values: Respect, Courage, Growth and Aspiration.

Please feel free to contact the school for further inquiries or explore our website. Our staff are always willing to provide you with information and set up school visits to showcase our wonderful school and surrounds.

Tim Nicholas
Principal