Cecil Hills Public School is a modern primary school opened in 2003. It is located within the Cecil Park residential area situated approximately 8km northwest of Liverpool.
The school motto `Believe and Achieve’ was selected as the cornerstone of what the school can offer to all students who strive to do their best. The motto is reflected in all areas of school life at Cecil Hills Public School. A dedicated and enthusiastic staff are working together with parents and students to make Cecil Hills Public School a strong and dynamic learning community.
Cecil Hills Public School aims to equip students for a future of life long learning. Teaching and learning programs focus on developing literacy and numeracy knowledge, skills and values with an emphasis on student centred learning. The school also provides children with opportunities to explore creative skills through dance, drama, drumming and skipping groups. Sport is another important aspect of our school life. Student’s individual needs and interests are recognised and programs are implemented to enable all children to experience success and achieve their full potential.
Cecil Hills Public School has both permanent and demountable classrooms, an administration building, library, special programs room, community hall, canteen, covered outdoor learning area, covered basketball/netball court, cricket nets, soccer field and a fixed playground.
The buildings face north to maximise comfort conditions for students and staff while minimising energy requirements. Strip lighting over major spaces maximise natural lighting while natural ventilation is encouraged by the design of the room layout and the provision of room vents. Roof insulation and the use of switch timers also assist in energy conservation. As a water conservation measure both in ground and above ground storage tanks have been provided to collect run off water for reuse on the grounds.
Cecil Hills Public School has an up to date computer network that facilitates the use of wired and wireless technologies across the school. The installation of Interactive Whiteboards in all classrooms allows teachers to complement innovative learning experiences that cater to the needs of 21st century learners. The facilities complement and support modern teaching practice. They allow for greater learning outcomes.
A comprehensive student welfare policy has been developed for the learning and safety of all students. A merit system is in place and students are encouraged to achieve attainable goals.
The school has a strict uniform code that is endorsed by staff and a strong P&C. Children are motivated to wear uniform as it is stylish and comfortable. The school colours of navy blue and white are a feature of the uniforms good looks.