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Principal Welcome

I am honoured to be the Foundation Principal of Evelyn Scott School. As a Future Focused school, we will learn through inquiry-based approaches that connects learners and their learning to the world. We will lead our community to engage with the ACT Future of Education Strategy and all of its possibilities. Contemporary learning means preparing for a shifting future that requires skills and knowledge, citizenship, connection to culture and the environment and capacity to solve complex problems with creative approaches.

We are clearly very privileged to have such an inspirational trailblazer as Dr Evelyn Scott as our school’s namesake. We have been fortunate to maintain this connection by engaging Ms Charmaene Scott, Dr Evelyn Scott’s daughter, as one of our School Board members.

In February 2021, we welcomed all of our students and families to Evelyn Scott School. We look forward to welcoming our high school learners when we open our high school at the beginning of 2023.

Jackie Vaughan, Foundation Principal

Latest News

Jo Stratton with Evelyn Scott School Principal Jackie Vaughan and Deputy Principal Emma Bartlett
27 May 2022

Spotlight on Preschool

Spotlight on Jo Stratton - Preschool Educator at Evelyn Scott School

Winner - ACT Early Childhood Educator of the Year - 2021


Image of student
02 May 2022

2023 Enrolments

Enrolments for the 2023 school year, for ACT students in preschool to year 12 opened on Tuesday 26 April 2022.

In 2023 Evelyn Scott School will welcome students from years 7-10 to our senior campus in addition to our current junior campus.

Jackie and Ministers1
10 Sep 2021

The Future of Education Strategy

The Future of Education Strategy outlines the plan for education in the ACT for the next decade.

Wear it Purple Day
02 Sep 2021

Wear It Purple Day

It is important and necessary to have conversations around diversity so that children know that it's ok to be different. At Evelyn Scott School we aim to provide safe and supportive spaces at school where young rainbow people feel proud of who they are.

Please click on the following link to view our Wear it Purple Day website and hear members of our school community on what Wear it Purple Day means to them.

Wear it Purple Day Website

Sod Turning Event, February 2020
10 Aug 2021

The Evolution of Evelyn Scott School

It is worth remembering that we have been entrusted with this beautiful school and a great deal of funds and resources have gone into constructing a contemporary building to match our contemporary approach to learning.

future focus
10 Aug 2021

Future Focused Learning at Evelyn Scott School

Put simply, the education that served us as either Baby Boomers or Generation X/Y no longer serves our children. Contemporary learning means preparing for a shifting future that requires skills and knowledge, citizenship, connection to culture and the environment and capacity to solve complex problems with creative approaches.

Contact

Evelyn Scott School
2 Bielski Street
Denman Prospect, ACT 2611

Phone: 02 6142 3491
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Term 2 ends

01 Jul 2022

Term 3 starts

18 Jul 2022

Term 3 ends

23 Sep 2022