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Performance and Achievements


- In 2018, our school was awarded the Darling Downs South West Regional Showcase Award for excellence in Indigenous Eduation - the second year in a row our school was awarded a Showcase Award !


- In 2018, our school was invited to share our Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy Project at the State Indigenous Education Conference.


- In 2017, our school was awarded the Darling Downs South West Regional Showcase Award for our Early Literacy work.


- in 2014, our school celebrated 150 years of providing quality public education in Goondiwindi. Special events included a Meet and Greet, Gundy State Fantastic Fete, Cocktail Party, a commemorative historical book and the inauguration of a new time capsule. Our official guest was His Excellency The Governor of Queensland, Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs de Jersey.

 

- in 2014, our Physical Education Teacher Mr Stan McDonnell was awarded Life Membership of both the Queensland Schools Rugby League Association, and the Darling Downs Sport Council.

 

- in 2014, our school was one of only four invited to host a Sporting Breakfast to celebrate 35 years of Darling Downs School Sport.

 

- in 2013, our school was named Darling Downs Sports School of the Year, in recognition of a range of significant events, achievements and support of State sporting carnivals staged in Goondiwindi.

 

- in 2013, our school staged the Goondiwindi Horse Sports, the first State School event of its’ type in Queensland.

 

- in 2013, Mr Stan McDonnell was named Sports Administrator/Coach of the Year, student Elizabeth Brown was named Junior Sportsperson of the Year, and Mr Duncan Wilkes received the Cultural Award from the Goondiwindi Regional Council at the Australia Day Awards Ceremony.

 

- in 2010, Deputy Principal Mr Lew Verney was awarded Citizen of the Year by the Goondiwindi Regional Council at the Australia Day Awards Ceremony.

 

- in 2006, our school was chosen to be only one of 100 Australia-wide to pilot KidsMatter, the Australian Primary Schools Mental Health initiative.

 

- in 2002, our school won the Warwick District Showcase Award for the GRRIP project – Goondiwindi Readers Reaching Independence Program.

 

- in 2002, our school was awarded the CARRSQ Schools Road Safety Award for the implementation of our Bus Lane project, moving the waiting and loading area for school buses off-street, increasing both safety and parking for parents.