Sunshine Bay Public School

Our school context at October 2018

School name: Sunshine Bay Public School

School code: 4562

Number of students: 319

Principal: Maree Dielman

Director Educational Leadership: Greg McDonald

Principal Network: Batemans Bay

Our funded school initiatives

Initiative 1

Undertaking Curiosity and Powerful Learning for school improvement.

Impact and achievements

Three year improvement trend in NAPLAN Year 3 and 5 Reading average score.


Initiative 2

Delivering professional learning in a phonics pedagogy to improve student reading.

Impact and achievements

We saw a 12% increase in students meeting Premier’s Priority targets (31% in 2018).

Average % results in top two bands

AssessmentDomain% results in top 2 bands
NAPLAN 3Numeracy63.16%
NAPLAN 5Literacy41.38%
NAPLAN 3Numeracy77.19%
NAPLAN 5Literacy65.52%
TOTAL 61.75%

Initiative 3

Building staff capacity to track and analyse student data.

Impact and achievements

Differentiated teaching with higher quality feedback and reporting to parents.


Initiative 4

Developing a contextualised wellbeing framework.

Impact and achievements

20% decrease in student wellbeing notifications.


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