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About Us

Ouse District School is situated in the Central Highlands township of Ouse, 53km from New Norfolk. We are a Kinder - Grade 6 school which places a high quality education at the centre of all learning. We provide high quality learning opportunities for all our students and are proud of the programs which we offer.
We offer an exceptional Digital Technologies program which introduces students to the world of coding. We cater for all students from K-6 and offer students the opportunity to work with a number of different digital technology formats  including:
  • The Makey Makey
  • 3D printing
  • The MicroBit
  • Lego Mindstorms
  • The Dobot Magician
  • Scratch
  • Powtoon
  • Botley the Coding Robot
  • The MBot
  • The Quirkbot
  • and many more
At Ouse District School our core values are Be Respectful, Be Achievers and Be Safe, three values which we believe are pivotal to the success of our educational programs.

Our Staff
Mr Nigel Smith

Mrs Tash Farrow

School Business Manager


Mrs Vanessa Triffitt

Class Teacher/Literacy Instructional Coach


Miss Ingrid Bull

Launching into Learning Teacher, Support Teacher, Class Teacher


Mrs Belinda Lockyer

Teacher Assistant


Mrs Kim Kaye, Mr Sam Plunkett-Smith and Mr Dylan Triffitt

Education Facility Assistants

6993 Lyell Highway, Ouse, Tasmania, 7140
Phone: (03) 6287 1259
Fax: (03)6287 1306

The School Day
8:50 - 10:55:    1st Lesson Block8:50 - 10:55:    1st Lesson Block
11:00 -11:20:    Recess
11:20 - 1:00:    2nd Lesson Block
1:10 - 1:45:      Lunch
1:45 - 2:45:      3rd Lesson Block

Launching Into Learning (LiL)

Tuesdays from 9am - 11am​