Narellan Vale Public School is located in the Macarthur region of South Western Sydney and has an average enrolment of 710 students in 2022, with a percentage of students identifying with a non-English speaking background of 19.9%. Approximately 24% of students have been identified with a level of disability requiring an adjustment to their learning. There is an increasing number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students comprising of 36 students.
The school motto of ‘Together we Learn and Grow’ is central to all endeavours and promotes a commitment to continual improvement. The whole school community support the wellbeing of all students. Initiatives and structures promoting high quality and innovative educational practice support the academic, social, physical and emotional needs of all students.
The school is highly regarded in the areas of sporting and creative arts programs. Students engage in a variety of extra-curricular opportunities including dance, choir, signing choir, debating, public speaking, gardening and building club, Tournament of Minds, orienteering, university competitions, Toastmasters, sporting clinics and competitive sporting events. A strong and active student voice is led by an active Student Parliament and feedback led to an increased provision of opportunities.
Strong links have been forged with the Community of Schools. This has resulted in the facilitation of stronger transition programs - pre-school to Kindergarten and Years 6 to 7 to ensure seamless transitions.