Hillcrest Primary School

Hillcrest Primary School

Future - focused Learning

Hillcrest Primary School


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Hillcrest Primary School

Future-focused Learning

Welcome to the Hillcrest Primary School website. Hillcrest Primary School is proudly an Independent Public School since 2020. Our specialist areas of Sustainability and Media Arts supports our vision of ‘future-focused learning’. As a school without a local intake area, we pride ourselves on being the “school of choice” for many families. Enrolments are considered and accepted based on proximity to the school and availability.

Our Staff

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• Develop potential leaders
• Maintain high levels of collaboration
• Grow professional skills in leaders
• Lead improvement through professional learning
• Maintain accountability to build trust
• Build relationships with students and community, as custodians of the culture of the school
• Provide a supportive environment that values all stakeholders
• Increase capacity and confidence in the use of ICT

Our Students

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• Use evidence based practice to select appropriate whole school programs
• Seek innovative learning practice to support individual learning styles
• Promote Active Citizenship to instil a sense of responsibility and accountability, giving a sense of purpose and to foster natural curiosity
• Use data driven practice to foster year on year growth
• Create learning environments that promote resilience, optimism, confidence and self-efficacy
• Build STEM skills across the curriculum

Our Community

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• Create active and engaging partnerships
• Promote greater community values
• Encourage participation in the school at whole school events, in the classroom and at an individual level
• Create an Education Hub with community workshops
• Invite the community to be visible at school
• Encourage the community to support the school

Our Environment

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• Create a circular economy through sustainable initiatives
• Respect and connect with the environment
• Respect local culture and history
• Optimise the tools and conditions for learning
• Teach and value sustainability practices throughout the school
• Support mental wellness and resilience

Artwork created by Jade Dolman. Jade is a past Hillcrest student who creates murals in the wider community. Her interpretation of the 4 areas of our Business Plan aligns with the school direction, and focus. We would like to thank Jade for her contribution to Hillcrest Primary School. www.jdpenangke.com/

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Our Media Arts program promotes expression through storytelling and creativity that is engaging, collaborative and innovative. Using the latest digital technologies, students master the craft of filming and editing, allowing them to explore their own ideas through Media Arts.


Our school programs are unique to Hillcrest. The programs we use have been designed to support the individual needs of each child, celebrate their strengths and assist them to be the best version of themselves they can be.

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Upcoming Events

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🚴 This Friday 24th March is Ride to School Day! Let’s fill our Hillcrest bike racks 🚲 We do want students to be safe, so we have these bike bells in Admin to give to anyone who needs one. Until they run out. Please make sure your child has a helmet on their head. Best spot for them 🤩 #schoolonthehill #schoolofchoice ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 5 students please bring your washed Cash for Containers to school- it’s fundraising for the bus for our fabulous RAC Intellibus Excursion this year. More containers will mean less cash families have to pay for the bus! Dazari is doing his bit. Brilliant! ... See MoreSee Less
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Hillcrest Primary School winning solar car team represented us today at the inter school racing event. Big thanks to volunteer Alan Benn for helping us to prepare. We didn’t win, but it’s a great experience to be part of. Well done team Hillcrest for being so awesome ❤️ #schoolonthehill #schoolofchoice ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking for somewhere local to do something fun on the holidays? #schoolonthehill #SchoolofChoiceTo book a workshop, head on over to our website.www.thesunshinelane.com ... See MoreSee Less
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