Hurstville Adventist School is owned and operated by Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Ltd, an organisation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is registered and accredited by the New South Wales Board of Studies, which regulates all independent schools in NSW and dictates the NSW curriculum guidelines and outcomes, including responsibilities regarding the Australian curriculum. In addition, we are a member of the Association of Independent Schools of NSW.
Our strategic planning committee ensures that our school has a financially sustainable future and remains well-resourced. A strategic management plan informs our school’s future spiritual, academic, cultural and philosophical direction. These plans are available to parents and community members.
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The administration of the school is delegated to the School Council. The Council is appointed by the Company Board of Directors and comprises nine members from surrounding SDA churches, the school principal and at least one representative from the Board of Directors. The School Council meets on a monthly basis during school term. To bring matters to the Board, please contact the principal who is also secretary of the Council.
The New South Wales Board of Studies endorses our curriculum and all the courses that we offer are either Board prescribed or endorsed. Built into these courses are a range of learning styles that meet the needs of the majority of students.
At Hurstville Adventist School, we value the involvement of parents in our school community, which further boosts support for your child. Please come along to our special events, including open days and parent-teacher nights. If you have a moment, please complete our school improvement survey.
Our Home and School Association is another way of becoming an integral part of our community. This is a committee of parents, teachers and friends selected by the Management Committee to support the function and administration of the school in a variety of ways. The Home and School Association:
- Promotes a sense of community
- Raises funds to provide the school with additional facilities and equipment
- Assists the school with the organisation and running of special events
- Encourages discussion between parents and teachers regarding school policy issues
- Advances the cause of Christian education in the home and school
- Fosters understanding, appreciation and co-operation between teachers and parents
- Supports the Management Committee's aims and objectives