WAS again named Finalist in Australian Education Awards

Whitsunday Anglican School is excited to have been named again as one of the finalists in the Regional School of the Year category for the Australian Education Awards.

For the second year running, Whitsunday Anglican School has been recognised as being amongst the best regional schools in the country.

Whitsunday Anglican School is amongst eight schools who have been named finalists in the Regional School of the Year category.

The Regional School of the Year category’s judging criteria is based on:

  • Consistently high standards of teaching and learning
  • Academic and other achievements during the 2018 school year
  • Rigorous professional learning to improve teaching and curriculum delivery
  • Strong communication links with students, parents, teachers and the wider community
  • Effective management of facilities, finances and human resources
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovation and continuous improvement.

Whitsunday Anglican School Principal, Mr Andrew Wheaton, said it was an honour for the School to be recognised again as a finalist in these prestigious national awards.

“We are very proud to be recognised once more as a finalist in the Regional School of the Year category. This recognition is a result of the combined efforts of Whitsunday Anglican School’s outstanding students, staff, parents and  School community,” he said.

“Being named a finalist in this category reaffirms that we provide our students with a balanced education that is complemented by high standards in  innovation, teaching and learning, co-curricular pursuits, communication and professional learning.”

Across 25 categories, the Australian Education Awards recognise schools, principals, department heads and teachers for their achievements.

The winners of each category will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held in Sydney on Friday 16 August.