Pegs Creek Primary School (5610)



School Overview



At Peg's Creek Primary School we focus on excellence in teaching and learning, providing a safe and supportive learning environment, and encouraging partnerships and leadership.

We are a proud Independent Public School catering for students in Kindergarten to Year 6. Centrally located in the City of Karratha, we enjoy a strong connection with the local community and welcome students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

The school's learning programs reflect the diversity of cultures, needs, and abilities of the children of Peg's Creek. Specialist teacher support is provided for students in the arts, Yinjibarndi (languages) and, health and physical education.

Student leadership is developed through our Prefects and Faction Leaders, our Class Representatives our Burrup Bouncer skipping team and lunchtime clubs.

Whole-school planning in literacy, numeracy and social emotional learning focuses on explicit teaching using the Australian Curriculum. The school continues to strive for improvement through specific curriculum targets that are supported by evidence-based teaching practices.

Through high quality teaching, our school provides a range of opportunities, both in and out of the classroom, for students to succeed. Our school is very proud of the strong positive relationships between students, staff and parents. This is indicated by the involvement of the community in supporting school programs and enhancing the school environment. As our school moves forward, we will continue to maintain high expectations and encourage students to 'be aware, be involved and be their best' through quality teaching and positive partnerships with the community.

The staff and students are also supported and extended by the school's involvement in the following programs and partnerships:
* Aboriginal Early Childhood Initiative
* National Quality Standards
* National School Chaplaincy Program
* You Can Do It- social emotional program
* Education and Care Network
* Choose Maths

All classrooms, learning areas, administration and library are networked providing on-line facilities. Each classroom is complimented with computer workstations and electronic whiteboards. Our school also has excellent specialist art facilities.

Discover more about Peg's Creek Primary School by visiting pegscreekps.wa.edu.au.