Ashburton Drive Primary School (5676)

School Overview

A dynamic, inclusive learning community striving for excellence.

Established in 1986, Ashburton Drive Primary School is located in the south eastern metropolitan suburb of Gosnells. The school is built on old farming land and this heritage is acknowledged by some old farming implements that are on display throughout the grounds. The current student enrolment is just under 500 students from K-6. The school has a staffing allocation of a principal, 2.4 deputy principals, 26 teachers and numerous other support staff members such as education assistants, clerical officers, cleaners and a gardener/handyperson.

The school motto is 'Dream, Believe, Achieve' and the school song is, 'You Can Do It'. There is a friendly and positive tone in the school and a strong emphasis on encouraging and rewarding students who uphold the school values through the Positive Behaviour Support PBS program.

Specialist teachers are deployed in Music, Language (Italian), Science and Physical Education. Pastoral Care Programs include the Breakfast Club, Good Standing Club, Drumbeat, Choir, Puppets and Clowns and a Chaplaincy Program.

Facilities at the school are modern and well maintained. Each classroom has an interactive whiteboard and students have access to laptops and iPads as well as a Computer Laboratory with desktop PC's. The school has an active P&C which organises fundraising activities and operates a school canteen and uniform shop.
The grounds are filled with trees and have many lawned areas and playgrounds.