About Us

Principal's Message:

Merimbula Public School is an innovative and caring school that takes pride in fostering the unique talents and dreams of every child. Our school continues to be committed to excellence, opportunity and success. We provide a caring, friendly environment in which students experience a variety of activities designed to cater for their individual needs, creativity and future opportunities.

Strategic Directions for Merimbula Public School (2015-2017) ensure that all staff are committed to supporting students and our school community in accessing:

  • Effective and Equitable Literacy and Numeracy Practices;
  • Confidence, Creativity and Resilience Development; and
  • Informed Leaders and Active Community Partnerships.

The school continues to foster a productive partnership between the community, parents, students and staff in a climate characterised by flexibility, commitment and teamwork.

Our students continue to demonstrate our values, 'Respect, Responsibility and Resilience'. I am very proud of our dedicated staff and friendly, supportive and motivated students and families. 

Michelle Hulme



Our Students

Merimbula Public School's current enrolment is 416 students. Enrolments include mainstream students, gifted and talented students, students with learning disabilities as well as Aboriginal students (9%) and students who are from non-English speaking backgrounds (6%).


Our Staff 

Merimbula Public School employs 45 staff. Permanent and casual staff make up our dedicated team. They include: Teachers, Administrative Staff, School Learning Support Officers, Learning Assistance and Support Teachers, a School Counsellor, Assistant Principals, Principal, Canteen Supervisor and a General Assistant.

All teaching staff meet the professional requirements for teaching in NSW public schools.