Excellence in Education
Wahroonga Adventist school offers your child a holistic educational opportunity that builds on a careful foundation in key learning areas. At Wahroonga Adventist school we challenge each student to discover his/her particular gifts and talents in a variety of ways and believe that each child is special.
The facilities at Wahroonga Adventist school include generously sized classrooms and specialist learning areas, a well-stocked library and a large computer lab, surrounded by spacious play areas and attractive grounds that provide a secure environment for our students.
The Adventist independent school system has been operating for over a century and is now one of the largest Protestant independent school systems in the world. Although the Adventist independent schools are operated by a Christian organisation, they welcome students from all faiths and cultural backgrounds.
A Caring Environment
At Wahroonga Adventist school the foundation of our approach to educating your child is our secure and nurturing school environment. We create this environment through appreciation for individual needs, respect for the children in our care and support for their values and opinions.
Our enthusiastic, highly professional teaching team focus on nurturing the strengths of our students. Through this approach we will help your child to reach their full potential whilst developing self-esteem and an appreciation for the needs of others.
The Learning Program
Wahroonga Adventist School provides your child with a thorough grounding in key learning areas. It also offers a progressive and challenging curriculum that gives our students an excellent educational basis for their future years.
By streaming classes for Maths, Spelling and Reading our advanced students are able to accelerate, while at the same time we can provide learning support where it is needed. Our students demonstrate a high level of competence in basic skills, indicated by standardised test results and awards in academic competitions.
Creative and Sports Programs
At Wahroonga Adventist School we value creativity. This is fostered and affirmed in our art and music programs. Students can be part of the school band, or one of three choirs, as well as having the opportunity for individual music tuition.
An active lifestyle is an important part of our school program. Our daily PE program fosters consistent fitness and our students benefit from the expertise of specialist instructors in gymnastics, athletics and swimming. Our annual Swimming and Athletics Carnivals are great events for uniting school and family, and our ASISSA membership (All Suburbs Independent Schools Sporting Association) gives our students the challenge of inter-school competition.
A Values Education
Because we take a holistic approach to education at Wahroonga Adventist school, we nurture character development and spirituality. In our special values education program we highlight the importance of wise decision making, and focus on positive values. Through fostering leadership skills and respect for others, students develop into well rounded and responsible citizens.
Every child has an opportunity to lead in some way. All classes lead in weekly assemblies which gives each child performance and leadership opportunities.
Some of the specific programs at Wahroonga Adventist School include:
? Peer tutoring program (lunch play activities for younger children)
? Student representative, captaincy positions and a student council provide leadership opportunities.
? Organise events and functions ? learn organisation skills through ownership of entire projects.