Allambie Heights Public School

Ever Aim High

Telephone02 9451 5440

About our school

Allambie Heights Public School proudly serves the community of Allambie Heights. The school is set in an idyllic location above the famous Manly Beach area. Our spacious and attractive school site provides students with a safe and well-resourced learning environment. The school recognises the unique qualities of each child and seeks to promote the healthy and balanced development of each individual  child.

Allambie Heights Pubic School is a dynamic, community based school, where all children succeed. Our school provides excellent learning programs, a caring and professional staff and a highly supportive parent community. Our commitment to quality and care ensures all students and their families feel welcome and comfortable, making an ideal environment in which quality teaching and learning occurs.

The motto of our school is Ever Aim High. This reflects the importance we place on students becoming well-informed, caring and responsible citizens. Students are encouraged to achieve excellence in all endeavours, a life attitude clearly modelled by staff in their approach to teaching and learning.

Allambie Heights Public School has an enviable reputation in student achievement and wellbeing. Since our establishment in 1959, our academic, creative and performing arts and sporting programs have engaged students in a wide range of quality learning experiences. Our students are nurtured to follow our school expectations. These expectations form the basis of all we do, both in and out of the classroom. These expectations are:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Resilience

I look forward to welcoming you to our Allambie Heights Public School community.

Angela Helsloot

More information about our school can be found here: 2018 School Booklet (pdf 2110 KB)


Allambie Heights Public School was opened on 20th July, 1959 with an enrolment of 144 students and a staff of four teachers. In line with the residential expansion, a steady growth in School population was maintained over the succeeding years.


Characteristics of the local area have been incorporated into the design of the School Badge.  An Aboriginal motif is used on a curved natural shape, with colours of terracotta and forest green predominating.  Creatures of the sea, land and sky are depicted as they were carved on the rock platforms by the first inhabitants.

Allambie Heights Public School has celebrated fifty years of achievements in Primary Education and enjoys strong support in the local community. The School provides a caring and supportive teaching and learning environment with a diversity of educational programs and opportunities for all children. Literacy, numeracy and technology are emphasised within the learning program. The school exists to help children grow and develop intellectually, socially, physically and emotionally so they may become active members of our society.In addition the school has a stong creative and perfoming arts tradition, with great bands, choirs and dance groups.The school is a true community school enjoying tremendous support from local families and business. Many parents and grandparents went to the school and continue their support.The school continues to reflect the character of a generous and supportive community.