Cassia Primary School (5652)

School Overview

Cassia Primary School is an Independent Public school on Kariyarra land in South Hedland. We cater for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. We live by our school vision to Inspire, Believe and Achieve, through Excellence.

We are proud of and embrace our local culture. We recognise our community as having a diverse range of cultures, with children from 14 different language backgrounds. With a strong school community that works together, we aim to deliver a caring, supportive and safe environment in which all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

We will support your child through the learning process. We have whole school pedagogy focused on Explicit Direct Instruction in Literacy and Numeracy and across other learning areas, and additional intervention programs for children experiencing difficulties in reading. Our specialist programs include Physical Education, Science, Visual arts, Music, Indonesian(Year 3-Year 6) Nyangumarta Aboriginal language for students in Kindergarten to Year 2. We have strong interagency links and connections to support student development including visits from the Ear bus, school Health Nurses, PATCHES therapy services for students under the NDIS, Polly Farmer Foundation Cassia Learning Club, Mirnukaru Hedland Attendance Strategy, Clontarf Primary Academy and the BHP Pilbara Education Partnership - Early Years Project which supports children 0-8. We run an Early Learning Program for families using the Abecedarian Approach four mornings a week.

We are proud to be a Positive Behaviour support school. Our strong committee supports and implements effective strategies based on our school values. This is further enhanced by our Friendly Schools Plus and Zones of Regulation program.

We believe in including you in the learning and development of your child. We believe in 'Parents as Partners', providing clear and open communication. Through this, we have used the strengths of all our stakeholders to establish and maintain positive and productive relationships. We have a strong and supportive Parents and Citizens Association and school board who are crucial to the effective community that has been established.

We welcome you to contact us, or arrange a time to discover more about our school.

P: 9172 8500