Facilities

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All classrooms at Our Lady of the River have the latest in classroom innovation and teaching facilities:

There are straight year level classes for Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2.  Composite class are currently in Years 3 and 4, Year 5 and Years 6 and 7 share a flexible learning space with two teachers.  We aim as a school community to keep class sizes no larger that 20 students per class.  There are exceptions when new families or families of need wish to enrol their child/ren during the year.  

  • Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and amplified sound systems. All classrooms have several computers for use in-class and access to ipads.
  • Hall/Stadium – Our air-conditioned hall/stadium was officially opened in May 2011 and is well equipped for various sports such as basketball, netball, badminton and indoor soccer. We have bathroom and change room facilities and also a kitchen area. This facility is also used as an alternative learning space. The hall is available for community use throughout the year.
  • Resource Centres – Our computer room seats up to 30 students and features 18 computers. Classes have access to cameras, webcams, data projectors, microphones, headphones, CD players and other multi media. The school welcomes parents to the senior and junior library areas and encourages the borrowing for pleasure and research. We have an easy to use computerised library borrowing system.
  • A pod of 40 netbooks which are used throughout the school along with a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy in the school.  There are a pod of 6-8 ipads available for student use.
  • Two Playgrounds
  • Outdoor Court
  • Sandpit - A student favourite!

Tuck Shop

Our school also has a Tuck Shop with a range of healthy eating options. We encourage our students to eat healthy food and we teach them the benefits of a healthy diet, which is a lifelong skill. Each day we encourage the students to have a ‘brain food’ break.

The Tuck Shop is open on Fridays and we are always happy to welcome new helpers. Please contact the school if you are interested.

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