Yuluma Primary School (5217)

School Overview

Yuluma Primary School is an Independent Public School and caters for 290 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our broad range of programs focus on literacy, numeracy, values, and interactive and digital technology. We have extensive sporting facilities and pride ourselves on individual personal health achievements. Running club is on every Wednesday morning before school. The school embraces cultural diversity with languages from many countries spoken in the homes of students. The parent body is comprised of families from numerous cultures.

Yuluma Primary School opened in 1997 after North Innaloo Primary School amalgamated with Birralee Primary School (which had previously closed). The school was renamed 'Yuluma' Primary School to reflect Aboriginal heritage in the area. Yuluma Primary School is situated in a park-like setting with many mature shade trees and grassed areas complemented by paved walkways and gardens.

The school is well resourced. In the area of Information and Computer Technology (ICT) a local area network is available to both students and staff. New Air Mac computers, iPads and Interactive Whiteboards allow increased opportunities for student learning and teacher development. Internet access is available to all users.

Specialist support is provided through music, visual arts, physical education, technologies and a Japanese language program. Music has a strong focus and access to clarinet and guitar tuition is offered through the School of Instrumental Music.

Classrooms reflect a comfortable learning environment and feature excellent facilities including interactive whiteboards and wireless internet access. The school has invested in iPads, allowing one pad for every two students. The school also boasts engaging Nature Play areas, a mud kitchen, an enclosed Japanese garden and a fully fenced ECE yard with new playgrounds.

Our committed staff are professional, approachable and dedicated to fostering a collaborative school culture. The school has a Principal, a Deputy Principal and three Level 3 Teachers. Numerous teachers have attained Senior Teacher status and staff members embrace leadership opportunities within the school. A School Chaplain supports the school's pastoral care.

Cooperative partnerships between families, staff and students are the foundations on which the school is built. It is strengthened by parent participation in their children's education, which is actively encouraged. Committed to Yuluma Primary School are the motivated and active School Board and Parents' and Citizens' Association which are continually demonstrative of our families as partners in education