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Student Leadership

Students don’t have to be school captains or house captains to be considered leaders. We encourage our students to be leaders in the classroom and playground, through their support for other students, or their involvement in academic, sporting, cultural or community events and projects.


Each year, ten students from Year 6 represent the student body of our school as ambassadors. Elections are held at the end of the previous year with students in years one to five participating. Ambassadors accept a range of roles and responsibilities which are always undertaken with cheerful enthusiasm and friendly courtesy.

Student Representative Council (SRC)

Each year students elect a representative for their class on DHPS SRC. Students are active in engaging with matters brought by members on behalf of their peers. SRC also supports fund raising for specific purposes, most often, children in other parts of Australia or overseas, whose education has been affected by natural disasters.

Around the school

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Letter from NSW Health re. School Closures

Dear school community, Please find above a letter from Dr Kerry Chant PSM, Chief Health Officer at NSW Health, regarding the issue of school closures in relation to the community transmission of COVID-19. Please note, at this stage, the advice is that, “…pre-emptive closures are not likely to be Read more

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‘Distancing Measures’ in response to COVID-19

Dear School Community, Please read the latest press release in regards to the Department of Education’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All schools have been asked to implement ‘Distancing Measures’ and, as of Monday 16/3, all school assemblies and excursions will be cancelled until further notice. The Year 6 camp, Read more