Gibbs Street Primary School (5540)



School Overview


We are located in East Cannington, a south eastern suburb 13 kilometres from Perth with approximately 500 students from diverse cultural backgrounds, from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school is set in spacious grounds and is easily accessible by public transport.
Our facilities include, 18 classes surrounded by generous playground areas shaded by trees, patios, verandas, playground equipment, undercover assembly area, two basketball courts, cricket nets, tennis court and; football oval and soccer field. All buildings are air-conditioned.

Our staff are highly committed to meet the needs and welfare of all children. We are fortunate to have specialist teachers in LOTE, Science, Music, Technology and Physical Education. We are well resourced and have numerous additional programs to support the needs of all students. Staff coordinate an 'Active After School Sports' program to encourage our students to involve themselves in out of hours sporting activities.

Our specialised team of early childhood teachers and education assistants provide innovative and engaging classes for children's first introduction to education. This includes a new initiative 'Stay and Play' - Toddler Time, to encourage families with one to three year old children to come into our school and be involved.

Parent involvement in our school is significant and strongly encouraged. Our Parents and Citizens Association is a proactive body that works in partnership with us, to provide opportunities to enhance the experiences of our students.
We have a strong focus on numeracy and literacy and our values underpin all areas of the school.

Our values
* pursuit of knowledge and a commitment to achievement of potential
* self-acceptance and respect of self
* respect and concern for others and their rights
* social and civic responsibility
* environmental responsibility.

For more information;
T: (08)9458 6899