Duncraig Primary School (5575)

School Overview

Every day in every classroom, every student is learning and achieving.

Duncraig Primary is an independent public school, located in the northern suburbs, 18 kilometres from Perth city. Established in 1973, Duncraig Primary School became an independent public school in 2011. The school has an enrolment of approximately 380 students, catering for children from kindergarten to Year 6.

The school motto of ' Endeavour' characterises our vision of every day in every classroom, every student is learning and achieving. At Duncraig Primary School, our aim is to provide our students with an academically challenging, safe and caring learning environment that supports their individual needs. We recognise that every child's academic, physical, emotional and social development is different and cater for this through a range of education programs. Our teaching staff are dedicated educators who work collaboratively to ensure high quality learning programs for our students. The school also offers a comprehensive student services team that caters for the social, emotional and health needs of the children in our care. This includes access to support from a chaplain, psychologist and nurse.

Our school grounds are extensive, with a large oval, several playgrounds, a unique nature play area and a well-resourced kitchen garden. The school is fully air-conditioned and our facilities include a library, science, visual art and music rooms and two undercover areas. The specialist programs offered to our students include music, French, visual art, science and physical education. The school also offers selected students the opportunity to participate in the Department of Education Primary Extension and Challenge program (PEAC) and instrumental music tuition in guitar, wind and brass. Other school-based programs include swimming, dance, interschool team sports, athletics and choir.

We have a school canteen that operates three days a week and offers low cost, nutritious food for both morning tea and lunch. Before and after school care for students is available on our school site, operated by a qualified private provider.

The Duncraig Primary School parent community is an integral part of our school. As an independent public school, our school board is a major governing body that consists of parents, staff and community representatives. The school also has an active Parent and Citizens' Association. Parent involvement in school activities is welcomed and regularly occurs in both classrooms and during school events.

We look forward to welcoming you to Duncraig Primary School and supporting your child to achieve their potential as confident, independent and life-long learners.

Discover more about Duncraig Primary School: www.duncraigps@education.wa.edu.au