School Vision

To be a high performing school with a positive and inclusive school culture that promotes the wellbeing and success of all.

Australian Education Awards 2019

On Friday 16th August, Blue Haven Public School was fortunate enough to be a finalist for multiple awards at the Australian Education Awards. Incredibly, Blue Haven Public School took home the award for Primary School of the Year - Government. Paul McDermott also took home the award for Primary School Principal of the Year - Government. Finally, to top it off, Paul McDermott was highly commended for the Australian School Principal of the Year award.
These awards reflect the dedication of staff, students and the community to make our school the amazing place that it is.
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Case Study

The Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation completed a Case Study on the school improvement that has taken place at our school over the last few years. This is a credit to our leadership team, our staff, students and the community. Blue Haven is now amongst the top performing (value-added) schools in New South Wales.
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Blue Haven Public School publishes regular vignettes with a focus on our school pedagogy. The vignettes are short snippets that allow parents and our community to see what happens within our school in various areas.
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November 2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • 3 - 6 Assembly
  • Storytime
  • Drum Corp Super Jam Session Yr 1 - Yr 6
  • Stage 3 Canberra
  • KS Assembly Item
  • Stage 3 Canberra
  • K - 2 Assembly
  • Storytime
  • Stage 3 Canberra
  • 3 - 6 Assembly
  • Storytime
  • KG Assembly item
  • K - 2 Assembly
  • Storytime

Every student matters every day.

All of our students have access to the highest quality of resources, ranging from

Our News

8 hours ago
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Mr McDermott has been working hard in London, visiting a lot of schools and learning at the University College of London. He looks forward to another week of learning before returning to Blue Haven.

3 days ago

A friendly reminder for the Year 6 Farewell - payments and notes, including food choice, are due tomorrow. Payments can be made in the office, or online up until 6pm.

3 days ago

A friendly reminder to all Drum Corp Students and families. In week 8 of Term 4, all Drum Corp students will have a 1 hour lesson which will include rehearsals and the make-up lesson. In week 9, on ... See more

4 days ago
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The Stage 3 busses are on track for a 6:30pm arrival. Please note that a parent/guardian needs to be there to pick up their child, or a written note from a parent/guardian allowing someone else. See ... See more

4 days ago
Photos from Blue Haven Public School's post

The Stage 3 campers have just left Canberra, heading back to Blue Haven. Our estimated time of arrival is 6:30-7:00. We will post an update after we’re through Sydney.

It’s been an amazing ... See more

5 days ago
Photos from Blue Haven Public School's post

As tired as all the campers are today, we’re all still very excited for our last couple of activities today- Australian Institute of Sport, followed by Questacon. Here are some more photos so far- ... See more

5 days ago
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Stage 3 campers have had a fantastic activity-packed day in Canberra today! We started with the National Museum of Australia, followed by the National Gallery of Australia. We also enjoyed an ... See more

5 days ago

Blue Haven Public School will be open and operating as per usual tomorrow. See you then! 🤓

6 days ago
Term 4 Week 5 - Blue Haven Public School

Term 4 Week 5

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6 days ago
Photos from Blue Haven Public School's post

Stage 3 Campers are safe, enjoying activities as usual in Canberra. There are no concerns for bush fires in the area.


Why Blue Haven Public School?


Excellence in Teaching & Learning

High performing learning communities utilise evidence based teaching and learning processes that centre on the reflective use of data and embedded differentiation to support all stakeholders.

Positive & Inclusive Wellbeing

Inclusive schools have a safe, respectful and responsible learning environment that supports the wellbeing of all stakeholders to connect, succeed and thrive.

Effective Connections

Effective Connections and relationships promote outcomes for students and are central to everything we do.

Our Staff

Meet Our Team