Cowan Public School

A Vibrant and Caring Learning Community

Telephone02 9456 1065

About our school

Our School is at the heart of a small, caring and vibrant community where every student is an important member of a school they can be proud of.  A happy family atmosphere creates tolerance for children of all ages, learning and interacting with each other.

Cowan Public School is a place children enjoy coming to every day. Teachers and parents work together to provide a dynamic and nurturing learning environment for all students. The school grounds boast an attractive natural bush environment, which reflects the warmth and life of the school community.

Our purpose is to encourage every student to reach their full potential. We aim to develop students who are happy, confident and responsible individuals that go on to make a valuable contribution to the future of our society. Our school has highly dedicated and professional staff, who are committed to working with parents and students, to attain excellence in all areas of education. We offer programs that foster leadership and responsibility to all our students. We are also an innovative school that integrates advanced computer technologies into our teaching and learning programs.

Cowan Public School is widely known for its strong parent and community support and involvement. This, in combination with our dedicated staff and enthusiastic students, makes Cowan Public School a wonderful place to work and learn.

Our school opened in 1939 and continues to provide excellent educational programs to prepare our students for the future. We are situated in a very peaceful area of northern Sydney, bordering the Muogamarra Nature Reserve and being a short journey to the lovely Hawkesbury River and Berowra Waters. Our school premises boasts a lovely assortment of native flora and fauna with attractive classrooms and office amidst the Aussie natural environment.

School hours

Children are required to attend school every day the school is open.  Our school hours are:

8:50am—school day commences

11 to 11:25am—recess

1 to 1:50pm—lunch break

2:50pm—school day concludes

Children may arrive at the school up to 30 minutes prior to 8:50am.  There is no teacher supervision prior to 8:20am. Office hours are from 8:20am to 3:15pm 

If your child has to be away due to illness or special circumstances, you are required to send a note to the school office. In case of your child arriving late to school or needs to leave earlier than bell time, please report to the school office.

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