Mount Claremont Primary School provides quality education from Kindergarten to Year 6 for families from Mt Claremont and surrounding suburbs. Our motto 'We Care', ensures meaningful learning experiences and directs the student towards the pursuit of excellence. Restorative behaviour practices and positive incentives support learning. Our teachers, administration and non-teaching staff work together to ensure students achieve their potential.
Learning is supported by opportunities for practical application and independent learning. Students are involved in a variety of excursions and incursions, project work at school and in the wider community. Literacy and Numeracy, environmental education, active citizenship and sustainable development has been a focus in recent years. A range of digital technology is available for the students to conduct their learning via different platforms such as classroom interactive LED panels, notebooks in the junior to senior years and iPads in the early years.
Our school offers specialist teaching programs with specialist teachers. Mount Claremont Primary School was successful in obtaining a science laboratory and this will help to inspire our young scientists and spark their curiosity. Our sports program provides experiences and opportunities for participation, team work and sportsmanship whilst continuing to foster and value individual effort. Students participate in outside school activities including athletics, swimming, minkey, hockey and tennis. In our music program students participate in community singing, games and movement activities and play a variety of percussion instruments, choir and musical festivals. Instrumental Music School Services (IMSS) also provides students with the opportunity to learn brass or clarinet. Japanese is taught to students from years one to six with a focus on speaking, listening and cultural experiences. In Visual Arts students work with a variety of media and develop creativity, displaying their work in community art exhibitions such as the Perth Royal Show. A garden committee worked collaboratively with students and teachers to teach sustainability, environmental awareness and healthy food choices through our kitchen gardens.
Our school has attractive, well established grounds and gardens with extensive shaded grassed areas throughout, modern, well-resourced library and an undercover area for physical education and performing arts. Our onsite early childhood centre for kindergarten and pre-primary is well equipped with plenty of space for outdoor play. Purpose built playgrounds with shade sails for junior and senior students have been provided by our P & C Association. In addition to the grassed playing field on site, the school has access to Mt Claremont oval.
Strong links with the parents and community provides invaluable support for our school. Our school in partnership with the P&C Association is home to the innovative and highly successful Mount Claremont Farmers' Market which operates at the school every Saturday morning. Our school benefits from the revenue generated from the market. The school has a partnership with Camp Australia and provides before and after school care which is provided onsite in a dedicated room. Our school has a Chaplain who supports students and families and provides lunchtime activities including chess club. The school has established partnerships providing additional learning experiences and opportunities for students, staff, parents and the community.
At Mount Claremont Primary School, a capable, experienced and caring staff including teachers, education assistants and support staff work together to develop and implement quality programs for students in a caring environment.
To find out more information about Mount Claremont Primary School visit our website mountclaremontps.wa.edu.au.