Visit From One Of Our First Teachers

An excellent occasion occurred this morning when Mrs Heather Williams, a veteran educator, visited our school. Fifty-four years ago, she taught at Port Hedland School of the Air, just four years after the school opened in 1964. Today, she returned with her spouse, Mr Allan Williams, to revisit our school. It was a marvellous time. … Read more

WEBINAR: Adjusting to Parenting

Parenting can be challenging, but with a bit of preparation, it can also be incredibly rewarding. Taking care of a newborn goes far beyond feeding and changing diapers; it demands that you change diapers, read their books, play games and spend quality time with your child. Planning for the new role as a parent is … Read more

WEBINAR: Lunch and Learn Series – Nutrition for Families. 

To all our families and community. An excellent opportunity from Ngala. They’ll offer a professional nutrition update for anyone who works with families in Newman and Hedland. Please review the plan below for more information. If you wish to participate, please register on the following link:

Virtual Child Health Nurse Visits

To all our families who belong to the Online Early Learning Program. WA Country Health Services (WACHS) have a trial program running to conduct all 12month and 24month developmental screens for children in the Pilbara. Don’t miss this opportunity to check your child health. If you are interesting, please check the information below or call … Read more

Last day of Term 2 – School Holidays

We are going on school holidays from July 4th to July 15th. Remember the administration office will be close too during this period and will be back on July 18th. Thanks to everybody for their hard work during Term Two. PHSOTA wishes you a safe and relaxing break.

An especial visit

It was lovely to catch up with Hon Melissa Price MP – Member for Durack informally last evening to receive new flags and talk about the school. Ms Price has strongly advocated for Port Hedland SOTA since joining the Federal Parliament in 2013. She has pledged continued support over the ensuing period. Ms Price has … Read more


Remember to: Practise physical distancing (keep at least 1.5 metres or two arms lengths from each other) Practise good personal hygiene (wash hands often with soap and water, or hand sanitiser and cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or use your elbow) Stay home if unwell and if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms get … Read more

Students visit Parliament House

Two schools from Durack visited Parliament House this week to participate in the parliamentary education program. Students from the Kimberley and the Port Hedland Schools of the Air got a wonderful taste of Australia’s parliamentary process—and I will just give them a wave now. Hi, kids.

Flying visit to students of the air

Isolated Pilbara students from the School of the Air received a special visit last week, with Member for Durack Melissa Price calling in to talk about a few different topics. Questions about growing up in Kalgoorlie, being a woman in politics and the difficulty of building a submarine were raised throughout the day as Ms … Read more