State School was established in 1876 and is an Independent Public School
providing quality education by raising expectations, reflecting on current
practice and nurturing student development in a supportive school environment.
student Prep to Year 6 enrolment is approximately 820 in a co-educational
setting. The Humpybong State School social climate has at its heart the
philosophy of inclusion. Significant emphasis is placed on providing a learning
environment where all students feel safe and supported through our Positive
Behaviour for Learning curriculum based on the 4 Cares: Care for Self, Care for
Others, Care for Learning and Care for Property.
In 2019 we
modified our school practices to include strategies from the Berry Street
Education Model, which provides teachers with researched based strategies based
on 5 elements: relationships, understanding body, stamina, character and
takes great pride in maintaining a strong sense of family through our
commitment to a shared ownership of all student outcomes and developing parent
skills through our regular Parent Partnership forums. This triangle of parent,
student and school is firmly embedded in all school operations and is strongly
encouraged as part of our 3-Way Reporting processes.
In 2017, our
school became one of 1,400 school across the globe to commit to the New
Pedagogies for Deep Learning project (NPDL). While teaching the Australian
Curriculum, students particularly focus on developing skills in Character,
Citizenship, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity and Communication
(6C's) to take their work deeper. Student voice, partnerships, connecting to
the real world and leveraging digital all contribute to enriching student
learning and engagement.
offers a wide variety of extra curricular activities such as the traditional
sporting and musical activities, as well as robotics and coding. As a launch
school for integrating digital technologies into the curriculum, our staff and
students are supported by a digi-tech coach. Improving teacher pedagogy through
coaching, mentoring and high quality professional development is a key focus
across the school.
We are very
fortunate at Humpybong State School to have committed and hard-working
professional teaching staff and ancillary team. These people work long hours
particularly with extra-curricular activities to ensure we maximise
opportunities for our students. Our school vision is ‘A sea of learning for the
future’ and our school has a commitment to ensuring all our students are well
prepared for their futures.
extremely proud to be part of this great school where we honour tradition but
embrace change. I am part of an exceptional staff which is evident in
classrooms and around the school. This school is alive with learning which is
evident when you walk around and see coaching, training, supporting and pushing
our students to be the best version of themselves possible.
State School has a big heart. We care for each and every child and our students
are proud to say they went to Humpybong State School.
We live by
our school motto, ensuring our students are ready for whatever challenges lie