WELCOME to Biggenden State School P-10 where personal development and academic achievement are a priority.
The Biggenden community acknowledges and celebrates student achievement. Our school curriculum is strongly linked to local industry, the environment and the activities of community organisations. Students are challenged by a variety of opportunities to engage with and be valued by the local community.
Staff have high expectations of all students and offer excellence in teaching with a focus on thinking skills, literacy and numeracy in an innovative, cohesive and disciplined environment.
Relationships, engagement and achievement are the cornerstone of our school community. Underpinning these priorities are ten key values.
1. Care and Compassion
Care for self and others
2. Doing Your Best
Seek to accomplish something worthy and admirable, try hard, pursue excellence
3. Fair Go
Pursue and protect the common good where all people are treated fairly for a just society.
Enjoy the rights and privileges of Australian citizenship free from unnecessary interference or control, and stand up for the rights of others.
5. Honesty and Trustworthiness
Be honest, sincere and seek the truth
Act in accordance with principles of moral and ethical conduct, ensure consistency between words and deeds.
Treat others with consideration and regard, respect another person’s point of view.
Be accountable for one’s own actions, resolve differences in constructive, non-violent and peaceful ways, contribute to society and to civic life, take care of the environment.
9. Understanding, Tolerance and Inclusion
Be aware of others and their cultures, accept diversity within a democratic society, being included and including others.
10. Endurance and Resilience
Be able to persist in overcoming barriers and recover from apparent failure.