Glen Innes Severn: Education



Glen Innes Severn is well served by many schools including 7 public primary schools, 1 Catholic primary school and 1 public secondary school. Glen Innes is also home to tertiary education options. The University of New England has a well-staffed and well- resourced access centre for students and the New England Institute of TAFE also has a campus in the heart of Glen Innes providing many vocational education options.

Junior Schools

Deepwater Public School
Glen Innes West Infants School
Red Range Public School
St Joseph’s Glen Innes (Catholic)
Wytaliba Public School

Central Schools

Emmaville Central School

High Schools


Glen Innes High School

Further Education

New England Community College
TAFE New Enlgand


Primary Schools


Deepwater Public School

Address: Young St, DeepwaterDeepwater-Public-School
Phone: 02 6734 5395
Website: www.deepwater-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Deepwater PS is committed to improving student learning outcomes through the implementation of a balanced curriculum aimed at encouraging students to become responsible learners throughout life. A strong emphasis is placed upon Numeracy and Literacy skills. Similarly, peer support, child protection, environmental awareness and student social skills programs, form a wide range of extra curricula opportunities experienced by our students. Collaborative decision making between the school community, is seen as vital in achieving educational excellence.

Glen Innes Public School

Address: Church St, Glen InnesGlen-Innes-Public-School
Phone: 02 6732 2577
Website: www.gleninnes-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Glen Innes Public School (GIPS) is a large primary school located on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. The school caters for approximately 600 students from Kindergarten to Year Six. The students come from homes based in the town of Glen Innes, from rural holdings in the surrounding shire and from smaller villages, whose residents use Glen Innes as their major goods and services centre. Having been established on its present site in 1875 the school features a range of architectural styles from its oldest building, a former Presbyterian Church (1870) to a more modern open-plan library built in 1982. The school has extensive grounds, beautifully populated with native and exotic trees and shrubs that add to its historical ambience.

Glen Innes West Infants School

Address: Coronation Ave, Glen InnesGlen-Innes-West-Infants-School
Phone: 02 6732 2459
Website: www.gleninnesw-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Glen Innes West Infants School is a K-2 public school with a focus on excellent education in a caring, supportive environment. Students, teachers and parents work together to enhance teaching and learning opportunities. Glen Innes West Infants School provides quality teaching and learning in a safe, happy environment where students are always the focus. The school provides a balanced curriculum with many opportunities and experiences designed to develop and support students to maximise learning outcomes.
Students enjoy their time at Glen Innes West Infants School and experience success in academic, social and cultural areas. They learn to communicate effectively in many ways and in many situations while developing their physical fitness and understanding of a healthy lifestyle. Students develop positive attitudes towards education and learning and also towards themselves and others. Students take an active role performing at community events.

Red Range Public School

Address: Grafton Street, Red RangeRed-Range-Public-School
Phone: 02 6734 2257
Website: www.redrange-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Red Range Public School is a small rural school which boasts excellent facilities situated nineteen kilometres east of Glen Innes. Red Range is a small farming community which gained its name from the red soil that covers the surrounding hills. Cattle, sheep, potatoes and cereal crops are the main farming opportunities. The school aims to provide a safe, caring environment where children take responsibility for their learning. The school provides a quality education that is balanced, rewarding and enjoyable. A dedicated staff and supportive parent body works together to achieve this goal.

St Joseph’s Glen Innes (Catholic)

Address: Church Street, Glen Innes
Phone: 02 6732 1372

Wytaliba Public School

Address: Old Grafton Rd, Glen InnesWytaliba-Public-School
Phone: 02 6733 5353
Website: www.wytaliba-p.schools.nsw.edu.au

Wytaliba Public School was recently established to serve the established alternative community on the isolated property known as “Wytaliba”. It has continued to serve that community almost exclusively. The school aim is to provide an education to develop students intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally. The school aims to prepare students for secondary education, giving them confidence and experiences to enable them to adapt and succeed in a wider society. The school aims to overcome the disadvantages of isolation by providing regular excursions of a social, cultural and sporting nature. The school’s motto, “Wisdom, Peace and Strength”, expresses these purposes and their unity with the philosophy of the community.


Central Schools


Emmaville Central School

Address: Park Rd, EmmavilleEmmaville-Central-School
Phone: 02 6734 7235
Website: www.emmaville-c.schools.nsw.edu.au

Emmaville Central School is a small K to 12 school located in a small supportive township in the northern New England area. The school participates in the Country Areas Program (CAP)and the Priority Schools Program (PSP). Staff are highly skilled in a broad range of areas and have won a variety of awards for their excellent teaching. Parents and community members support the school wholeheartedly. There is a strong emphasis on literacy, numeracy and technology across the school. Classes are small and teaching is highly responsive to students’ needs. In-school and after-school tutoring is tailored to individual differences. Innovative programs in Vocational Education, chess, creative arts, Aboriginal Education, student leadership and student welfare aim to provide opportunities for all. A chaplaincy program and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme support values education, student endeavours and citizenship. School’s Stage 6 (Years 11 and 12) students study the majority of their subjects through Dubbo School of Distance Education but English and Mathematics are delivered face to face by Emmaville Central staff. Stage 6 has been proudly offered at Emmaville Central School since 2004.


Secondary Schools


Glen Innes High School

Address: Edwards St, Glen InnesGlen-Innes-High-School
Phone: 02 6732 1322
Website: www.gleninnes-h.schools.nsw.edu.au

Established in 1927, Glen Innes High School is a public, comprehensive, coeducational high school. The school has strong links to its community and a long tradition of achievement. The school seeks to provide a comprehensive and inclusive traditional and vocational curriculum, as well as provide for the sporting, cultural and social needs of its students. There is a special emphasis placed on providing a safe, tolerant and enriching environment where all students can develop their talents and skills to prepare them for the future.

Further Education

Community College New England

Phone: 02 6779 2132 (Guyra Office)
Website: www.gala.org.au

The New England Community College (NECC) located in Guyra, Uralla, Walcha, Glen Innes and Armidale, offers a diverse range of certificate courses, general interest courses, computer training and Literacy and Numeracy. For work or pleasure, for income or leisure NECC is your local Registered Training Organization. Certificate courses are nationally recognized qualifications.

TAFE New England

Address: Grey Street, Glen InnesTAFE-New-England
Phone: 02 6739 0500
Website: www.tne.edu.au

TAFE New England Glen Innes campus is located in Glen Innes, a gracious country town surrounded by parklands. Our campus offers flexible learning options and courses in general education, nursing (aged care), tourism and hospitality, personal and community services, engineering, welding, office administration, information technology (computing), retail, workplace assessor training, traineeships, computer accounting, woolclassing, and rural production studies. The town’s Learning Centre incorporates a combined Severn Shire, Municipal Council and TAFE library with the University of New England Access Centre.