Boisdale Consolidated School is a F-6 school of 223 students, with an excellent reputation for providing quality educational opportunities. Boisdale Consolidated School offers a First Steps Foundation Program.
Boisdale Consolidated School is located just outside the township of Boisdale on the Newry Road - 10 km from Maffra and 25km from Sale. It caters for children from Boisdale and the surrounding districts of Llowalong, Coongulla, Maffra, Newry, Valencia Creek and Tinamba. The school is proud of its small rural community and family atmosphere.
The School’s Values of Show Respect, Bounce Back, Do your Best, Work as a Team, Be a Mate and Think Proud, Act Proud, Be Proud provide a unique philosophy that underpins all teaching and learning at Boisdale.
Students travel mainly by bus from the surrounding districts of Maffra, Newry, Llowalong, Tinamba, Coongulla and Valencia Creek. Many students come from a dairy farming background or industries associated with farming.
Facilities and Grounds
The school offers modern, bright, fully equipped classrooms which accommodate a wide range of learning experiences which engage students and develop essential skills.
The BER (Building the Educational Revolution) building offers our students a bright open plan building with a shared open learning space.
The school boasts up to date, fully serviced computer technology in all classrooms and learning spaces, as well as a variety of technological equipment that assist student learning and engagement.
A canteen offering a healthy choice of snacks and lunches is open 2 days a week for students.
Extensive playgrounds, three cubby houses, 2 large sand pit areas, 2 large adventure playgrounds, a chook house, vegetable gardens and a full size oval all compliment the mix of modern and traditional buildings on site. The school operates a fully functional small farm as part of its extensive facilities.
An onsite solar heated swimming pool is used by students for swimming lessons. These lessons are taught by members of the teaching staff who are fully Austswim trained and accredited instructors.
Kitchen Garden Program
The school has a fully equipped student kitchen and Outdoor classroom to complement our food garden program.
Boisdale Community Playgroup
We are co-located with Boisdale Community Playgroup, which provides a secure stimulating environment for children from birth to 5yr.