Welcome to Stirling School
At Stirling School we:
provide a safe, inspiring and nurturing environment
know the best teaching and learning is based on strong relationships between whānau, the learner(s), and their teacher/school
embrace, celebrate and support diversity within our learning community
have highly skilled staff who deliver an engaging curriculum effectively are committed to providing our learners with a wide range of learning experiences and opportunities
We are a family orientated school with a strong focus on supporting and encouraging our tamariki to achieve their best.
Our vision is 'self belief and courage builds success' and our students are encouraged to respect themselves, their community and their environment.
Located rurally about 5 kilometres from Balclutha, Stirling is a co-educational full primary, with students from new entrant to year 8.
Stirling School is part of the Ka Ora, Ka Ako school lunches programme, school donations scheme, Kickstart Breakfast Club and other initiatives.
Stirling School currently has three classrooms. Miss Cochrane and Mrs Hill are our junior kāika (junior syndicate) teachers, while Ms DJ is the teacher of our senior kāika. Mr Fraser is a teaching principal, working across the school. Our teaching team is supported by three teacher aides working alongside students, and our wonderful cleaner.
Our staff always put our tamariki first in all they do. Their focus is on caring for and supporting our students to achieve their best. They are knowledgeable, friendly, hardworking, caring and dedicated.