Established in 1864, Bairnsdale Primary School affectionately known as '754' has a long and proud tradition of serving the Bairnsdale community for 150 years and the historic building has been classified by the National Trust.The school has strong links with the local community and participates in many local events on a regular basis. The school buildings and grounds are well maintained and our enthusiastic staff present vibrant learning spaces. The buildings include a number special purpose built spaces including a multi-purpose hall, music room and library. The school is well resourced and offers a broad curriculum program including VELS across all year levels. There is a wide variety of extra- curricular programs offered including a range of music, sports and community programs.
The Values which form the basis of the actions of the whole school community are taken from the 'Bounce Back' program and are as follows:
Integrity: being honest, fair, responsible and loyal and socially 'just'
Support: supporting and caring for other people
Co-operation: co-operating with other people
Acceptance of difference: accepting, respecting, living with and finding the positive side of differences in others
Respect: respecting the rights of others, and acknowledging your own rights and responsibilities to others in a respectful way
Friendliness: being friendly and socially responsible, and including others in games and conversations