Academic opportunities

Academic Opportunities

Students at Ermington Public School are encouraged to strive to reach their full potential and are provided with a wide range of teaching and learning opportunities to ensure they reach their academic potential.

In addition to the high quality programs provided within each classroom, students at Ermington Public School are able to participate in a number of academic opportunities such as:

·         The Premier's Spelling Bee;

·         Debating and Public Speaking competitions;

·         The University of NSW ICAS Competitions in Mathematics, Science, Computer Skills, English, Spelling and Writing; and

·          The Australasian Problem Solving Mathematical Olympiad where a team of Year 5 and 6 students compete against other school teams.


The competitive arena awaits students with the chance to excel in public speaking, debating, web design, student newspapers, environmental management and much more.

Explore the DET arts unit's website to find out about state-based and national debating, public speaking and spelling events.