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Principal’s welcome

Welcome to Barkly Highway State School!

On behalf of staff, students and parents of our school community, I hope you enjoy learning about our educational setting and the opportunities our school has to offer. As Principal of Barkly Highway State School, I am privileged to be able to work with such a caring and supportive community where parents value education and teachers are professional, skilled and dedicated.

Barkly Highway State School has a well-earned reputation as a quality school as a result of high quality learning programs which cater for the all-round development of each and every child. Even though we are a regionally remote school we are large enough to provide a rich array of learning opportunities for all students.

A distinctive feature of Barkly Highway State School is our research based and reflective approach to learning where our school values underpin all aspects of school life. Students enjoy a rich academic program and a diversity of extra-curricular activities. These include n instrumental program, choirs, school camps, participation inter-school sports days and competitions, national competitions, excursions, after school sports programs and leadership opportunities.

Parents are encouraged to be involved in the life of the school and take on a partnership role to enhance the education of their children.

In all that we do at Barkly Highway State School, our focus is on celebrating achievement, improvement and success in a caring environment, where every child is known and valued.