Drummoyne Public School

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Values Awards

Values education at Drummoyne Public School is reflected in every aspect of school life. We operate a merit system in which teachers award "values certificates", which are given out at weekly assemblies:

  • Tuesdays (ODD weeks of term) - Year 3 to 6 at 2:30pm
  • Tuesdays (EVEN weeks of term) - K to 2 at 2:30pm

Once a student has earned five values certificates they are awarded a Principal's Award, again at the assembly. Three Principal's Awards will earn the student a badge for the school value they best exemplify.

Our students can take advantage of many other award opportunities such as:

NSW School Nanga Mai Awards

The Nanga Mai Awards are an annual event organised by Aboriginal Education and Communities Directorate. The awards recognise and celebrate innovation, excellence and educational achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW public schools, school communities and department directorates.

Premier’s Spelling Bee

The Premier’s Spelling Bee is an annual competition that encourages primary school students in Years 3 to 6 to develop their spelling skills in a fun and educational way. Students are selected at school level to take part in regional finals. Regional winners then compete in the state final.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

This Premier’s Reading Challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.

Premier’s Debating Challenge

The Premier’s Debating Challenge is open to students from Year 5 to 12. Teams compete in a round robin series of debates against other schools. The winners go on to compete at regional and state level to determine the eventual state champion.

Public speaking competitions

The Arts Unit offers public speaking competitions for NSW school students. Each competition is a great opportunity for students to develop their speech-writing and presentation skills while representing their schools in a state-wide competition.