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School Profile

 
Ipswich North State School is a metropolitan primary school located in close proximity to the Ipswich Business hub. Our school currently has approximately 240 students from Prep to Year 6 in a coeducational environment where teachers are focused on building positive relationships with their students and families. 
Ipswich North State School offers a modern, relevant curriculum where planning, assessment and reporting is aligned to the Australian Curriculum.  
 
The Ipswich North community is represented by students from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds. Inclusivity is a high priority to ensure that all students are given the opportunity to be the best they can be in a supportive school environment that focuses our core business of learning. 
 
Ipswich North State School aspires to be the number one school of choice for families. In supporting families and children, the school works strongly with the community through highly effective communication, parent information sessions, interviews, Facebook pages and fortnightly newsletters to develop strong community support for student learning, enriched early childhood experiences, strong care and welfare for children, regular school attendance and a high valuing of the goals and culture of the school. 
 
We have an active Parent and Citizens Association that provides support to the school, operationally as well as financially and welcomes new parents. They meet twice during the  school term on a Monday night at 6.30pm in the staffroom. 
 
A safe and supportive school environment is promoted to optimize learning. Our Positive Behaviour for learning processes provide clear guidelines to students and the community around our high expectations for behaviour. Our positive reinforcement and consistent practices ensure that learning is always the focus. Our Responsible Behaviour Plan for students has been developed in line with Education Qld's Code of School Behaviour. 
 

Vision: Learn, Believe, Succeed 

Every child, every day, exceptional learning

 

The Ipswich North State School community strives to be a learning environment where students can achieve their potential and become valued members of the society.
Elaboration - The vision is a clear statement that articulates:
  •   Every child will learn in exceptional ways every day at school.
  •   I will make a real difference for every child.    
  •   I will make a real difference for every child.  
  •   I will make a real difference for every child.
  •   Our learning vision for every child is unlimited
  •   I am solely focused on the achievement of every student
  •   I am part of a culture of continuous improvement and innovation. 
 
The vision defines our school’s purpose and our commitment to a shared future. It unites all members of the school community – students, parents and staff.
 

Values

 
The key values are the foundations that drive the Ipswich North State School vision. They underpin the relationships between students, staff, parents and the community.
 
Elaboration – The key values are beliefs or attitudes about which we are passionate. They are the foundation upon which our behaviour is based. The recognition that we give to our values defines our sense of belonging and the respect that we have for one another and our learning community.
 
At Ipswich North State School, we value:
  • Care and Compassion
  • Respect
  • Doing Your Best
  • Honesty and Trustworthiness
  • Understanding, Tolerance and inclusion
  • Fair Go
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
 
The key values are small words with enormous implications and power. All members of our learning community are invited to embrace our vision and adopt our key values as we build a bigger and better future for all students.