Nina McCabe, Principal, Hughes Primary SchoolA warm welcome to Hughes Primary School. Hughes Primary School is nestled in leafy grounds and provides an exemplary education to over four hundred and sixty students. Recent transformations have resulted in a dynamic, contemporary, colourful technology rich learning environment.

At Hughes, our mission is to create life-long learners who are committed to achievement, inclusion, resilience and respect.

Our Vision for Hughes Primary:

  • To develop students’ knowledge, understanding and skills in accordance with the Australian Curriculum, Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standard
  • To differentiate the curriculum and, through high quality teaching, meet the diverse and individual needs of all students
  • To build global citizens by celebrating the unique multicultural diversity in our community
  • To foster skills for lifelong learning, including positive attitudes, global values, effective communication, citizenship and empathy
  • To build respect for the environment and an understanding of local, national and global sustainability
  • To embed technology across learning experiences to promote confidence in an ever-changing digital world

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Come and celebrate Harmony Day at Hughes Primary

What is Harmony Day?

Harmony Day is held each year at Hughes Primary on 21 March. It’s a day to celebrate our cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.

The message of Harmony Day is everyone belongs. Harmony Day coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. To acknolwedge the importance of this day, Hughes Primary School holds our Harmony Day event on this day.

Please follow our Facebook page to receive up-to-date information about the celebrations planned celebrations for this year at Hughes Primary.

Did you know?

Over the last 70 years seven million migrants have made Australia their home. Almost half of Australians were born overseas or have a parent who was.

People from more than 200 countries make up our Australian community and 300 languages are spoken in our homes. Apart from English the most common languages spoken in Australia are Mandarin, Italian, Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Vietnamese, Tagalog/Filipino, Spanish and Hindi.

Questions? Want to learn more about Harmony Day?

Email Harmony Day harmonyday@dss.gov.au (Australian Government | Department of Social Services) or call 1800 33 11 00.

Want to connect with planned Harmony Day social media platforms?

www.facebook.com/harmonydayAUS
www.twitter.com/harmonyday_AU or @harmonyday_au
Instagram @harmonyday_au
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