About Our School



Bullimbal School provides quality education for students with intellectual disability ranged in age 3.5 to 18 years.  Individual Learning and Support Plans support student learning in a modern purpose-built facility in South Tamworth, NSW.

Bullimbal S.S.P. was formerly Tamworth Special School which was run by Challenge Foundation.  It was assumed by the N.S.W. Department of School in 1985 and name changed to Bullimbal School for Specific Purposes.

Bullimbal was formerly located in Johnston Street, North Tamworth, however, is now situated on its new site in Degance Street, where our new purpose built school was opened on the 12th of May 2010.The school provides

Bell Times

Staff have a daily staff meeting from 9:00am to 9:10am to discuss each days planning.

The school day commences at 9:10am with students arriving by either special transport or dropped off by parents.

We have three breaks of 25 minutes each.

11:10am to 11:35am First Break

12:25pm to 12:50pm Second Break

2:10pm to 2:35pm Third Break

The school day ends at 3:10pm


Student Absences

Should your child be unable to attend school you will need to contact the school office on 67628003 or email bullimbal-s.school@det.nsw.edu.au and provide a reason for your child's absence.

Where a child is away for two or more days without explanation, an absence letter will be sent home from the Principal requesting an explanation.

If you anticipate a long period of absence for either medical or personal reasons, you are able to apply for leave exemption for your child.