Guiding Principles

Our community appreciates and endorses the school’s pursuit of high academic achievement and the proactive approach to positive behaviour and a work ethic balanced with hard work, humour and good fun.

Drysdale Primary School is a school with traditional values and structures. The education principles underpinning the environment at DPS are:

  • Learning for all
  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Engagement and effort
  • Respect for evidence
  • Openness of mind

All students can learn. All students are given opportunities, time and support to perform to their best and to achieve their highest outcomes. Students at DPS have high expectations placed upon them to work hard to improve.