E A Southee Public School

E A Southee Public School is a co-educational government primary school located in southern Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia.

The school was established in 1969 with only 9 classrooms (Where the infants' area is now). Four extra classrooms (the primary department) a canteen, hall and library were added later. In about 2003, there was an addition of a COLA - Covered Outdoor Learning Area. In 2003, from P&C funding, the school bought a cover for the playground equipment and the school now has 2 sets of equipment. There are a number of sporting facilities too including the EA Southee wall, Basketball Court, Netball Court, Cricket nets and many soccer fields.

Ethelbert Ambrooks
The school takes its name from Ethelbert Ambrooks Southee was the principal of Hawkesbury Agricultural College, on the outskirts of Sydney. He also had some science degrees. He died just before the School was opened in 1969.
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