Glencoe Primary School (5655)

School Overview

Established in 1981, Glencoe Primary School is located in the coastal suburb of Halls Head in close proximity to the City of Mandurah and is 75 kilometres south of Perth situated between the Indian Ocean and the Peel Inlet. Our current enrolment for the 2023 school year is over 410 students.

Glencoe Primary Staff are committed to improving educational outcomes for all students and deliver a high quality educational program to children from Kindergarten to Year 6.

The school specialist programs include Japanese, Physical Education, Visual Arts and Performing Arts. Further special programs including, Horseback Riding and Rainbows which add value to the curriculum. A current pastoral care program is provided to our students. This incorporates an emphasis on social learning and values.

Glencoe Primary School has a welcoming and positive learning environment and is characterised by a strong sense of community. This is underpinned by the school's motto Truth and Friendship.

Our Vision

To inspire and prepare students for the opportunities and challenges of the future.

Our Purpose

All students have the right to a high quality education that recognises their social, cultural, emotional, creative, physical and academic needs. In our pursuit of developing the whole child we are committed to delivering a curriculum which offers a variety of learning opportunities. We strive to attain excellent learning outcomes for all students enabling them to be successful and become positive contributors in a changing society.

Our Beliefs about Teaching and Learning

At Glencoe Primary School we believe:
* Effective teaching and learning is purposeful, relevant, engaging, challenging, enjoyable and differentiated.
* Learning is a lifelong process with optimal teaching and learning best provided in a safe and inclusive learning environment, in which students and staff are valued and supported.
* High quality teaching includes contemporary, evidence based and developmentally appropriate practices which cater to individual learning needs.
* Acknowledging, encouraging and rewarding individual student success supports the development of self-esteem, resilience, motivation to learn and the desire to strive for continuous improvement.
* Optimal teaching and learning occurs when teachers are committed to student learning, reflective, have high expectations, work collaboratively utilising available expertise and share a common understanding across the school and with other schools.
* Working in partnership with parents and the wider community is critical and nurtures a positive relationship between school and home, which is supported by a commitment to mutual respect and shared responsibility.
* The health and wellbeing of students and staff is paramount.

Our Values

At Glencoe Primary School our four Core Values align with the School's Behaviour Expectations.

Be Respectful
To be respectful includes respect for self, others, property and the environment. It involves treating others with acceptance, consideration, dignity and compassion.

Be Responsible
To be responsible means accepting responsibility and being accountable for your choices, actions and the subsequent consequences of your decisions.

Be Safe and Caring
To be safe and caring is recognising that our actions need to be thoughtful, with consideration given to the degree of risk and impact on the safety of others. When working together we are mindful of treating others with care, both physically and emotionally.

Be Your Best
To be your best is described as setting high standards and expectations for ourselves and striving to excel. We need to continually challenge ourselves and strive for improvement to sustain ongoing success and personal growth.

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