Welcome to Bakewell Primary School 2017


Bakewell Primary School is committed to ‘Positive Relationships and High Expectations’.

Bakewell School is a large, modern, urban school situated in the Palmerston suburb of Bakewell. The school caters for students from Preschool to Year 6 with an enrolment of approximately 750 students. The school has a managed enrolment strategy in place and provides an educational service for families primarily from the suburbs of Bakewell, Gunn and Johnson.

Our Vision is to be a ‘School of Excellence’. The expectation is that Bakewell is a ‘school of choice’ for our community where we provide a safe and supportive environment and deliver high quality teaching and learning.

Our Mission: Bakewell School is committed to delivering excellence in education. With a focus on positive relationships and high expectationswe promote a community that is respectful, professional, inclusive and safe. At Bakewell all students have the opportunity to achieve their potential and become lifelong learners.

Bakewell School has a positive organisational and school culture with a strong focus on wellbeing. We promote and teach the You Can Do It Keys of Confidence, Organisation, Getting Along, Persistence and Resilience.

The Bakewell Code of Conduct forms an integral part of our school culture. All students are explicitly taught to: Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be Part of the Solution.

Bakewell School offers programs designed to meet the learning needs of all students. We have a strong focus on literacy and numeracy and offer specific programmes in the areas of: Geography, Science, Visual Arts & Physical Education.

The school has excellent resources and facilities. Our spacious and well maintained school grounds provide students with the opportunity to play and socialise in a safe and child friendly environment.

Bakewell School values the contribution of all students, families and staff. We have a positive and committed school council made up of parents wanting to support Bakewell to achieve our vision and deliver on our mission. It is our firm belief the optimal learning and outcomes for our students are achieved when school and community work in partnership.

If we can be of any further assistance please speak with our friendly staff. We would appreciate the opportunity to share more of our school and learn how we can best meet the needs of your child.

Kind regards,

Paul Nyhuis


 Paul Nyhuis

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