Forestville Public School

Students aim high, give it a go and encourage others

Telephone02 9452 5444

Emailforestvill-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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School Counsellor

The school counsellor visits the school 3 days per week and is available to provide counselling support, assess student learning and behaviour, and assist teachers and parents with strategies to address a student's needs. Please contact your child's teacher if you would like a referral. 

School Site Map

2021 FPS Site Map

School Values

At Forestville Public School we have a strong set of values. These values are integrated into all aspects of our school and our wider community and are underpinned by the SAGE framework which refers to:

Students

Aim High

Give it a go

Encourage other

School Song

At Forestville we give it a go,

We aim high, cause we all know,

Encouraging each other, together we grow,

At Forestville we give it a go.

 

We play amongst the tall gum trees,

On the land of the Garigal,

Children in the great outdoors

Underneath the wide blue sky,

Sporting spirit makes us strong

Dance and music fill our souls

Happy faces fill our school

Cause whether we're big or small…..

 

At Forestville we give it a go,

We aim high, cause we all know,

Encouraging each other, together we grow,

At Forestville we give it a go.

 

We play in peace and harmony

Stand for loyalty and truth

We care for one another

In this place where we belong

Friends and teachers work together

We're learning everyday

Striving boldly to our future

Together we all say….

 

At Forestville we give it a go,

We aim high, cause we all know,

Encouraging each other, together we grow,

At Forestville we give it a go.

 

At Forestville we give it a go,

We aim high, cause we all know,

Encouraging each other, together we grow,

At Forestville we give it a go.

Sports Program

All students participate in sport skills lessons provided by specialist staff. This program incorporates gymnastics, athletics skills, fundamental movement skills, games and fitness. Forestville Public School participates in inter-school sport (PSSA) on Fridays for selected students from years 3 – 6 for Summer and Winter sports. We are a part of the Warringah PSSA competition. Talented swimmers and athletes have the chance to develop further through participation in school, district and zone carnivals, with possible selection into state teams.

Student Leadership

Student leadership is an important feature of school life. The school provides a range of leadership opportunities for students in areas such as library sport, band, dance, debating, Student Representative Council.

Students elect the student leadership team comprising of two School Captains, two School Vice Captains and four Prefects.

This group of Year 6 students represent the school at formal occasions and assemblies.

2022 Student Leadership Team

Captains

Madison G and Eli P

Vice Captains

Mariel B and Ethan H

Prefects

Kiera S

Lucy C

Jack P

Harlow D

Student Welfare

The Student Welfare Policy reflects culture, values, policy, procedures and educational programs that develop and promote the intellectual, physical, social, emotional well being of each child. Every teacher has the responsibility for the welfare of all students enrolled at the school. Student Welfare encompasses everything that the school community does to meet the personal and social needs of the students and enhance their well-being. It involves recognising, valuing and developing each student as a total and unique person in the context of society. Features of the policy include:

  • Code of Behaviour
  • School Rules
  • Award System
  • Child Protection Program
  • Buddies Program
  • Student Representative Council
  • Peer Support Program
  • Sun Smart Policy
  • Student Leadership Policy

Sun Safety Program

Our school has a policy "No hat, sit in the shade".

Supervision of Children

Children are supervised at all play times and adequate protection and care are provided. Parents are requested to ensure that their children do not arrive at school before 8.30am and do not return to the school after they are dismissed at 3.00pm.

Swimming Carnival - Rules and Swimming Techniques

 

Term Account Payments

Term Account invoices can be paid by clicking on the 'Make a Payment' button at the top of the school website. Payments can only be made online with Visa or MasterCard, to pay cash or cheque you will need to pay at the school office.

Uniforms

When students wear a school uniform, they feel included in our school community.

Students, teachers, parents and carers, as well as members of our local community helped develop our school uniform to make sure it:

  • meets the requirements of occupational health and safety, anti-discrimination and equal opportunity legislation
  • includes items that are affordable, comfortable and made from easy-care and easy-wear fabrics
  • is appropriate for the full range of school activities
  •  is suitable for all body shapes.

Learn more about the NSW Department of Education’s School Uniform Policy.

Sports Uniform (year round)

  • Maroon shorts, skorts or track pants
  • Short or long-sleeved Forestville Public School maroon & white polo
  • Sport shoes
  • FPS Maroon hat with logo

Girls Summer:

  •  Summer Dress
  • Plain White Socks
  • Black School Shoes
  • FPS Maroon hat with logo

Winter:

  • Winter Tunic
  • Long Sleeve Peter Pan Blouse
  • Winter Tab Tie
  • Grey Tights
  • Black School Shoes
  • Polar Fleece Jacket with school logo
  • Plain Maroon Sloppy Joe
  • FPS Maroon hat with logo

BOYS Summer:

  • White Short Sleeve Shirt
  • Grey Shorts
  • Grey Socks
  • Black School Shoes
  • FPS Maroon hat with logo

Winter:

  • White Long Sleeved White Shirt
  • Grey Trousers
  • Winter Tie
  • Grey Socks
  • Black School Shoes
  • Polar Fleece Jacket with school logo
  • Plain Maroon sloppy joe
  • FPS Maroon hat with logo

Ordering

You may order and pay through Pickles at any time. Pickles is our ordering platform for the school. The 2nd Hand Uniform Shop does hold try-on stock for sizing reference, new school uniforms can be purchased from Pickles through the following options:

  • Pickles Online shop
  • Pickles Schoolwear (shop front) located at 42 - 46 Wattle Road, Brookvale

To order a new school uniform online, select the following link:

https://www.picklesschoolwear.com/school/forestville-public-school

Second Hand Uniform Shop

Forestville Public School Uniform Shop is a sub-committee of the parents and citizens association (P&C) with the aim of providing an affordable and accessible uniform option for all students. The uniform shop is run entirely by parent volunteers so please respect these times as they are also parents with work and other commitments.

If you are a new family staring at the school, we suggest that you make an appointment to ensure one of the volunteers can help trying on the new uniforms and helping you to place orders. Generally, this can take around 10-15 minutes.

The Second Hand Uniform Shop, which is located in D Block (near the Darley St entrance) every 2nd Friday from 8.30-9.15am and 2.30-3.15pm. Donations welcome and can be dropped off at the office.

* Please note the uniform shop is CASH ONLY sales. For any information on second hand uniforms and or orders please contact Michelle Taylor on fps2ndhanduniform@gmail.com

Click here for Second Hand Uniform price list

 

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