Ryde Public School

Strive Today, Succeed Tomorrow

Telephone02 9809 3181


About our school

Ryde Public School is an attractive, well-resourced school with expansive grounds, with learning spaces incorporating the latest in technology within the heritage surrounds of a school that has been serving the community for over 140 years.

Ryde Public School is a welcoming and friendly school where parents and community members are valued partners in their child's education. We encourage parents to participate in the Parents and Citizens Association (P&C), and in programs targeting children's learning.

Ryde Public School provides diverse educational programs that challenge and inspire children to succeed.

Our programs include: 

  • mainstream classes cater for children's learning through dynamic, quality teaching.
  • gifted and talented programs that motivate and nurture individual children in the mainstream classroom.
  • opportunity classes for children who are academically gifted.
  • support programs for children with special needs, and four specialised classes for children with diagnosed learning disabilities.
  • our English as a second language (ESL) program supports the educational needs of our multicultural school community.

We also provide a range of exceptional and innovative programs that develop well-rounded and confident children including,

  • participation in local, state-wide and national events. Including debating, public speaking, writing, mathematics and science competitions.
  • providing opportunities for children to participate in sporting and performing arts events.
  • incorporating technology into class activities to prepare children for their future.

Ryde Public School has highly qualified, dedicated and caring teaching and supporting staff. Our staff provides child-centered learning opportunities for all children and we pride ourselves on giving inclusive education and support to all.

School hours

8:55am - Classes begin

11am - Lunch, supervised eating time

11:10am - Play time

11:50am - Classes recommence

1:50pm - Recess break

2:20pm - Classes recommence

3pm - Home time