Jerilderie Public School serves a small rural town located on the banks of the Billabong Creek in the heart of the Riverina region of New South Wales. The town is surrounded by a highly productive agricultural area where sheep and cattle are raised and a diverse range of crops including wheat, rice, canola, tomatoes and onions are grown. It is about four hours from Melbourne, and seven hours from Sydney by road. Its closest larger centres are Griffith, Wagga, Albury and Shepparton.
Jerilderie Public School is an attractive, safe, happy and supportive environment where the children of Jerilderie and the surrounding farms learn to work and play together. It has comprehensive and relevant academic, social and physical programs with a strong emphasis on improving student literacy and numeracy.
The school has excellent facilities for its students that include well-resourced classrooms for both day-to-day work and specialist activities such as art and music. A well-stocked library, set in an attractive heritage building and two smaller rooms for small group learning, add to the school's teaching and learning areas. The school also boasts 21st Century technology with Interactive Whiteboards, desktop and laptop computers in each classroom, high speed wireless internet, and two video conference units. The school also has a fully equipped computer room.
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