Local Schools


Rutherford Public School
Welcome to our school website. On this site you will find information about our school, its activities, information for parents, our school newsletter and important notices of upcoming events.

Telarah Public School
Telarah Public School is a progressive Public School located in the magnificent Hunter Valley. The mission at Telarah Public School is to provide children with a love of learning, a pride in their achievement and a respect for themselves and others. Telarah Public School is a Pre-school to year 6 school.

East Maitland Public School
 Values Respect, Cooperation, Learning, Responsibility and Participation. The school recognises students as individual learners and includes a special education support unit. We take pride in delivering excellent education in a nurturing environment.


Nillo Infant School
We take pride in delivering quality K-2 education in a warm and nurturing environment. We have a strong commitment to all learning areas but especially literacy and numeracy. Our teachers are committed to help all students reach their full potential.

Bolwarra Public School
Bolwarra Public School has an enrolment of approximately 475 students. It is set in a semi-rural setting about 3 minutes from Maitland. We take pride in delivering an excellent education in a warm and nurturing environment.


Largs Public School
Largs Primary School: is a dynamic small school which caters for the education, welfare and development of 40 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. It is located in a rural area on the northern outskirts of Maitland with a caring family environment and strong parent involvement.


Maitland Public School
Maitland Public School is committed to providing opportunities for students to consolidate the traditional basic skills in a safe, caring and supportive environment, as well as participate in stimulating enrichment programs. We strive to achieve our motto - "preparing children for life".






St Philip's Christian College - Cessnock
In 2013, now with 650 students (Prep-12), St Philip's Christian College Cessnock moved to its new 42 hectare site on Wine Country Drive, Nulkaba as part of a wider vision to enrich the community. This vision involves developing 21st century education practices, developing a range of strategies to meet the needs of children (e.g. DALE School), establishing and sharing community facilities as well as setting new benchmarks in developing a sustainable school. This vision is also set within the context of faith, hope and love.

  Ashtonfield Public School
The school's aim is to provide effective learning and teaching in a safe and secure environment in partnership with parents and the wider community.
St Paul's - Rutherford
We 'Stand Firm in Faith' by living the Gospel and nurturing spirituality.
We strive to reach our unique potential in an inclusive, compassionate, Catholic community enlivened with hope and self-belief.
St Patrick's - Lochinvar
St Patrick's Primary School strives to create a loving, caring, compassionate and just environment where each child feels secure and happy. We aim to provide high quality, challenging and innovative educational activities that cater for the needs of all.
Maitland Christian School
Maitland Christian School is currently a K-12 school with approximately 570 students in fourteen primary and ten secondary classes.
Hunter Valley Grammar School
Hunter Valley Grammar School is a co-educational, non-denominational Preschool to Year 12 school situated near Maitland in the Hunter Valley.