Joondalup Primary School (5732)

School Overview

Joondalup Primary School strives to provide opportunities through positive, enjoyable and diverse learning experiences to enable our students to become resilient, respectful, active, life-long learners who contribute positively to society.

The school has a caring, professional and dedicated staff who provide a range of high quality educational, social and emotional programs for the students from Kindergarten to Year Six. Students at the school enjoy specialist programs in Visual Arts, Music, Physical Education, Indonesian Studies and Library/Literacy Studies delivered by specialist teachers. In addition to these specialist programs the school offers academic extension in Science, this is in collaboration with Belridge Secondary College. The school prides itself on its sporting prowess by offering a diverse range of extra curricula sporting programs catering for individuals and providing opportunities to participate in a team. The school also offers a dedicated 3 year old Play and Learn Intervention Program, English as a Second Language Program and Moorditj Kadadjiny for our Aboriginal students.

The educational programs at Joondalup Primary School aim to provide for all students with opportunities to learn, through a positive learning environment that encourages them to become inquiring, responsible and confident members of society. It is acknowledged by all staff that the development of knowledge, skills and values is a lifelong process.
The School's priorities are based on the Department of Education's Focus 2016 and school needs. The documents provide the guidelines which all students need to attain in order to become lifelong learners, achieve their potential in their personal and in the future their working lives and play an active part in civic life.

The school's teaching staff come from diverse teaching backgrounds and as such bring a wealth of experiences to enhance the students' learning. The majority of staff have been involved in education for ten years or more. All teaching staff meet the professional requirements to teach in Western Australian schools and are registered with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia. The teaching staff have a strong commitment to their on-going professional development and are actively involved in enhancing themselves professionally. The staff work collaboratively in their Phase of Learning Teams (POLT) and Specialist Learning Area Team (SALT) implementing, class, year level and school plans and setting targets. The wide range of expertise enables the provision of challenging programs across all learning areas.