Mount Hawthorn Primary School (5321)

School Overview

Mount Hawthorn Primary School is an Independent Public School catering for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. Education is highly valued by our school community and this is reflected in the strong tradition of consistently high attendance. Our student population has steadily risen over the years and we now educate approximately 840 students.

Our students are motivated and responsive to our well-structured and resourced learning programs. A high priority is placed on maximising student engagement and celebrating their successes and achievements. Across all years, classroom extension programs are provided to enable all students to maximise their potential. In Years 5 and 6, students identified as being gifted and talented are offered enrichment courses through the Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) program. Our reputation for excellence has seen many of our students win scholarships to a wide range of secondary schools.

We promote sustainable healthy lifestyle choices, with students participating in regular physical activity. Our students also grow, harvest and prepare vegetables, as well as managing the composting and worm farm.

Students at educational risk are monitored closely through a case management approach which involves regular case conferences attended by the student, teachers and parents. Individual education plans are developed, in collaboration with parents, to address the specific needs of each student.

Our school has an experienced and loyal staff committed to continually updating their skills and knowledge and is supported by a competent and hard-working support staff. The leadership team works to ensure our students are provided with the very best education possible.

Specialist teachers from Instrumental Music School Services complement our music program for children in Years 3 to 6 in string, brass, woodwind and percussion. Students are also offered the opportunity to become members of our school's band, orchestra and choir.

Our school has an excellent pastoral care program that is embedded across all learning areas. Our behaviour management and bullying policies, our buddy classes, merit and sport awards, and faction token competition all contribute to our values education approach. We offer an onsite Out of School Care Association (OSCA) which is open for before and after school care for all our students.

Our school encourages our parents to become partners in nurturing their children's education. Parents are regularly invited into classrooms to share their knowledge and expertise with students. Our P&C Association and the school board are very supportive and hard working.

Mount Hawthorn Primary school is divided into learning hubs from Kindergarten to Year 6 with hubs meeting regularly to collaborate, plan, monitor, and assess the progress of our students and teaching practices. We have a state of the art library and offer music, Italian, physical education and visual arts as specialist programs. An Education Support Centre is also located at our school operating separately from our school. Our Leederville based Kindergarten program offers the flexibility of six sessions, each running two full days a week. Computers play an important role within our learning programs, with all classrooms networked, as well as access to several computer laboratories and a tablet device program for student in the upper school.

We encourage you to contact us if you would like to know more about our school or you could visit our website.

T: 9338 0550