Welcome Message

On behalf of the school community, I extend to you a very warm welcome to Araluen Primary School. Our school has a wonderful feel about it – we are small enough to know each student and their family by name and big enough to offer all the programs and facilities that larger schools can offer - students are not just another face in the crowd at Araluen!

We are committed to developing the whole child. We place great emphasis on children developing positive self-esteem and, to this end, we expose our students to a broad variety of programs to assist them in the discovery of their passions and strengths as well as support in developing resilience in areas where a little more effort is required.

Our school is built on strong values: responsibility, respect, challenge, and curiosity.  Our students are supported by their teachers to aspire to do their very best, take on learning challenges, and aim high. Our school motto states: Growing as we learn, learning as we grow.


At Araluen, we have a tradition of parent participation in a wide variety of school activities.  We invite you to become involved in as many aspects of school life as possible. 


Should you have any further enquiries about the school, please contact us.

Tours can be arranged by phoning 5144 2111.


Karen Smyth
Acting Principal