Bilgola Plateau Public School

Kindness, Courtesy, Knowledge


Scholarships and awards

Premier’s Spelling Bee

The Premier’s Spelling Bee is an annual competition that encourages primary school students in Years 3 to 6 to develop their spelling skills in a fun and educational way. Students are selected at school level to take part in regional finals. Regional winners then compete in the state final.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

This Premier’s Reading Challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.

Premier’s Debating Challenge

The Premier’s Debating Challenge is open to students from Year 5 to 12. Teams compete in a round robin series of debates against other schools. The winners go on to compete at regional and state level to determine the eventual state champion.

Public speaking competitions

The Arts Unit offers public speaking competitions for NSW school students. Each competition is a great opportunity for students to develop their speech-writing and presentation skills while representing their schools in a state-wide competition.

Recognition of achievement 

The Bilgola Plateau Public School community recognises the value to student of a positive, supportive learning environment. 

Students achievements and appropriate choices for their behaviour can be recognised through: 

  • praise 
  • encouragement 
  • acknowledgement of own and peers strengths and achievements 
  • class awards 
  • school awards 
  • whole school presentation days 
  • recognition in weekly Gumtree Newsletter