What do we stand for at Diggers Rest Primary School?


Our Purpose

To empower all students to excel through a culture of high expectations, purposeful relationships, challenge and support.

Our Mantra

Diggers Rest Primary School – Where Individuals Matter

Our Spirit

Learning together to make a difference.

Our Character

To be supportive, understanding, flexible, positive, compassionate, dedicated, professional, proactive, inclusive and forgiving.

We Believe

  • Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of a connection, and insists they become the best they can possibly be.
  • Meaningful learning is achieved through effort and challenge.
  • Exemplary practice is informed by research and inquiry.
  • Strong relationships need to be fostered and cultivated.
  • Collaboration makes a difference.
  • High expectations set strong standards and encourage all to be the best they can be.
  • Academic, social and emotional development is strengthened through a commitment to community.

Our Values

  • Be a Learner
  • Be a Friend
  • Be Proud
  • Be Respectful

Our Challenge

To inspire our learners with the understandings and capabilities needed to engage and thrive in an ever changing world.

At Diggers Rest Primary School we believe that every action needs to be reflective of our core values. As such, every individual at Diggers Rest Primary School is considered unique and full of promise. Our school prides itself on a calm and orderly environment where every child is known and where each individual is both equipped and challenged to chase their dreams.

At Diggers Rest Primary School we understand that learning is an interactive process. We recognise the importance of effective engagement and design learning sequences with reference to evidence based practices. We understand students will learn and grow at different rates so have designed processes to ensure that each individual is given the opportunity to thrive in their own way. At Diggers Rest Primary School learning is our core business and all staff members work together to support, extend and challenge students. Students experience a comprehensive curriculum whilst also ensuring attention to detail with the stepping stones required for effective literacy and numeracy development. Students are offered a broad range of extra-curricular activities and an extensive leadership program aims to equip our students with the qualities necessary to become tomorrow’s leaders.

We welcome you to the Diggers Rest Primary School website and the glimpse it offers into our school community. We are incredibly proud of our school, our community and most of all – our students and we aim to ensure this website is a testament to this pride. Please feel free to browse and experience the ‘Diggers Way’. Further information can be found on our Facebook page and via the school office. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Rachelle Hedger