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Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra

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School is up to Primary School and affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from KG to VI. It is an English Medium school.

KG - VI

Grades

Government School

Type

Coed - Day School

Gender - Boarding

IB

Curriculum

Forrest Primary School, Forrest

About School

Know about Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

Forrest Primary School, Forrest Canberra, is a Primary School, affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from KG to VI. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Forrest area of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Forrest Primary School, Forrest was established in 1957. It is a Government School .

Basic facts about Forrest Primary School, Forrest:
Year Established

1957

School Type

Government School

Gender

Coed

Boarding

Day School

Grades

Class KG - Class VI

Admission Period

Curriculum
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
School Level
Primary School

Forrest Primary School Forrest is a Coed Day School, which serves the educational needs of hundreds of students from KG through VI. The classes in Forrest Primary School for every academic year begins in April.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

Hobart Avenue, Forrest, ACT 2603

School Chairman & Principal

    School Contact Person

    Phone Number

    +61 2 6142 1470

    Email Address
    info@forrestps.act.edu.au
    School Website

    http://www.forrestps.act.edu.au/

    Admission Details

    Academic Year

    Admission Period

    Admission Contact Details

    Contact Person

    Phone: +61 2 6142 1476
    Email:

    Admission Procedure and Important Dates

    The School has students enrolled from KG to VI. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra admission.

    In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to Forrest Primary School, Forrest Canberra for the upcoming academic year?

    Fees Details

    Forrest Primary School, Forrest Fees: Fee Structure & Details

    Refer below for Forrest Primary School, Forrest Canberra fee structure and current fees.

    You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

    Infrastructure & Facilities

    The Forrest Primary School, Forrest campus is spread over acres of land in Forrest area of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. The School is a Day School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

    Sports Facilities(0/42)

    • Aerobics
    • Archery
    • Athletics
    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boxing
    • Covered Play Area
    • Cricket
    • Equestrian
    • Fencing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnasium
    • Handball
    • Hockey
    • Horse Riding
    • Indoor Stadium
    • Judo
    • Kabaddi
    • Karate
    • Kho Kho
    • Outdoor Stadium
    • Netball
    • Play Area
    • Rugby
    • Shooting
    • Skating
    • Soccer
    • Splash Pool
    • Sand Pit
    • Sailing
    • Squash
    • Swimming
    • Rowing
    • Table Tennis
    • Taekwando
    • Tennis
    • Throwball
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga
    • Lacrosse

    Education Facilities(1/6)

    • Library
    • Digital Library
    • Career Counseling
    • Counseling
    • Student Exchange Programs
    • Test Center

    Classroom Facilities(0/5)

    • AC Classrooms
    • AV Classrooms
    • Lockers
    • Air Purifiers
    • Air Filter AC Classrooms

    Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(0/4)

    • Art
    • Dance
    • Dramatics
    • Music

    Laboratories Facilities(1/6)

    • Laboratories
    • Language Labs
    • Maths Labs
    • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
    • Computer Labs
    • Robotics Labs

    Transport Facilities(0/2)

    • Transport Facility
    • AC Buses

    Boarding Facilities(0/2)

    • Hostel
    • AC Hostels

    Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

    • Accessible Parking
    • Ramped or Level Entrances
    • Accessible Washrooms
    • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

    Digital Facilities(0/4)

    • AV Facilities
    • Interactive Boards
    • School App
    • Wi-Fi

    Food and Catering Facilities(1/3)

    • Canteen
    • Meal Served
    • Kitchen & Dining Hall

    Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

    • CCTV
    • Fire Alarm
    • Fire Extinguisher
    • Security Guards
    • Boundary Wall
    • Fenced Boundary Wall
    • Speedometer In Bus
    • GPS In Bus
    • CCTV In Bus
    • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
    • School Bus Tracking App

    Medical Facility Facilities(0/7)

    • Medical Facility
    • Medical Room or Clinic
    • Resident Doctor
    • Medical Staff
    • Isolation Room
    • ICU
    • Dedicated Ambulance

    Other Infra Facilities(0/7)

    • Kids Play Area
    • Activity Center
    • Toy Room
    • Amphitheatre
    • Auditorium
    • Day Care
    • Lego Room

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    School Clubs and Societies

    The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones.

    Academic Programs

    School Timings and Vacations

    What are the school timings?

    The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

    Language of Instruction

    • English
    What is the typical school vacation schedule?
    The School holidays are from
    School Senior Secondary Streams

      School Level & Classes

      Which grades will you have in the new session?

      Forrest Primary School, Forrest is a Primary School to Primary School for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels

      LevelClasses
      Primary SchoolKGIIIIIIIVVVI

      Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

      The Academic session at Forrest Primary School, Forrest starts from April. The School provides education to students from KG to VI.

      Forrest Primary School, Forrest is a Coed English medium Day School which offers the International curriculum IB, from KG to VI.

      Academic Affiliations

      Forrest Primary School, Forrest is authorised to offer the following

      IB International Board Schools - MYP, PYP, IBDP
      International Baccalaureate (IB)

      The International Baccalaureate (IB) (International Baccalaureate Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland) offers 4 programs for students randing from age 3 to 19. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is for students of age 3 to 12 students. Middle Years Programme is for students aged 11 to 16 and Diploma Programme (DP) for students ages 16 to 19. Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra is affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). Every School authorized to offer the IB programmes is known as an IB World School.

      The school is affiliated to IB since 23-Sep-2016 with IB affiliation number 049744.

      The Schools offers following IB programs

      • PYP

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      Curriculum offered in Forrest Primary School, Forrest by Class

      In this section, we will answer What board of education does Forrest Primary School, Forrest intend to follow over the years?

      Level - Class/Grade
      Curriculum
      Primary School

      School Rating & Reviews

      3.6out of 5

      based on 13 ratings

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      Gordon RamseyReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on December 4, 2018 11:16 AM
      i miss this place. it's cool i guess. the previous principal (can't remember his name) was better than ms pilgrim tho just sayingggggg.
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      Cybershotyt CybershotytReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on October 26, 2018 7:46 PM
      bad toilet paper
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      Tashi DendupReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on September 8, 2018 2:39 PM
      Looks majestic from outside. The ground with play amenities for kids look just great.
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      Angus ComynsReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on August 27, 2018 2:47 AM
      Amazing school. Wonderful teachers and great community.
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      Jay-Ar ValentinReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on July 15, 2018 6:04 AM
      NEVER GONE THERE AND PROBABLY WILL NEVER GO THERE SO I DONT KNOW WHAT TO RATE IT BESIDES A 1 STAR??

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      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

      Forrest Primary School, Forrest is affiliated to which board?

      Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra is affiliated to the International Baccalaureate (IB).

      What is the process of getting admission into Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra?

      The Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra has students enrolled from KG to VI. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

      Is this school a co-educational school?

      Yes The Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra is a Coed school.

      What is the curriculum offered at Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra?

      Forrest Primary School, Forrest, Canberra offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) at various levels of education.

      Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

      The Forrest Primary School, Forrest is rated 3.6 out of 5 based on 13 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

      Does Forrest Primary School, Forrest offer Hostel facility to students?

      No, The school does not have any boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day School.