Goomalling Primary School (5713)

School Overview

At Goomalling Primary School our motto is Every Child - Every Chance to Shine.

Goomalling Primary School is located in the Goomalling Shire, situated 136 kms north east of Perth, Western Australia. Goomalling is historically known for wheat and sheep farming and is located 46 kms from Northam, the nearest major town. One third of the school population live on farms and commute daily on the school bus service.

We currently cater for 70 students from Kindergarten through to Year 6 with a focus on student centred learning. Our school operates four classes comprising of an Early Childhood Kindergarten/Pre-Primary, Year 1/2, Year 3/4 and Year 5/6. Our Kindergarten students attend three full days per week.

We offer positive and challenging teaching programs allow all students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become confident independent learners.

At Goomalling Primary School conducts the following programs;
Diana Rigg Spelling Program, ABC Reading Eggs, Seven Steps to Writing Success, Mathletics, iMaths Online, In-school Chaplaincy Program, a community developed and managed Play Group, In term Swimming and a Specialist Sport Program.

Sporting events play a major role in our community. We participate in Interschool Sports Carnivals, Mortlock Schools (Combined with Bolgart PS and Sacred Heart CS) Swimming and Athletics Carnivals, Warrior Cricket Carnival, Cross Country Carnival. We also participate in a Music Festival held at Wongan Hills Civic Centre every year for years K-6.

In 2006 Goomalling Primary School celebrated 100 years of education. During this time the school has been based at three major locations. The original school (1906 - 1954) in Throssell Street was a typical weatherboard building hosting only one classroom. The new school building, provided students with an education from 1955 to 1969. Due to the increase in student numbers, in 1970 the current school building was built in Hoddy Street and operated as a District High School until 1988.

Goomalling Primary School now offers substantial school facilities including a double size Kindergarten/Pre-Primary, Daphne Schell Performing Arts Centre, large Undercover Assembly/Sports area with fully equipped Canteen, Teacher Resource Room, McGill Library, dedicated Art Room, a Computer Lab and all classrooms have interactive whiteboards.
We have beautiful native gardens, expansive play areas and surfaced tennis and basketball courts to provide great play areas for the students.

Goomalling Primary School is well supported by the P & C Association and the School Council. The school works closely and is well supported by the Shire of Goomalling and the Goomalling Community in general.