Northam Primary School (5351)

School Overview

At Northam Primary School we cater for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 and currently have just over 300 students. Our students come from the local town and from the outlying farms and rural properties.

Our school fosters a safe and inclusive learning environment; we focus on building positive relationships with students, their parents and carers and with the wider community. Our staff, comprising of newly graduated teachers through to teachers with many years of experience and our experienced and dedicated non-teaching staff, work together to develop individual potential through excellence in education. We have specialist teachers in science, music, languages and sport and a learning support co-ordinator.

We aim to provide our students with a well-rounded high quality education. We believe in developing the understandings, skills and attitudes relevant to individual needs, enabling students to fulfil their potential and contribute positively to the development of our society.

The school comprises of two, two storey wings plus a third single storey wing and an administration block. There are two pre-primary and one kindy unit on site. The main school facilities include a central covered courtyard and gardens where student learning activities can take place adjacent to classrooms. There is a new purpose built music room and art room, a second undercover area and new canteen. The original large covered assembly area caters for whole school occasions such as assemblies, concerts, visiting artists and some sporting activities.

The original Northam Primary school was established in 1890, there has been a school on the same site for 127 years making it one of the oldest schools in the state. The present school which replaced the original structure was opened in 1978 with additional buildings added in 2011.

For more information contact:
T: 08 9621 5700