Glen Huon Primary School (5769)

School Overview

About our School:

Glen Huon Primary is located 170 km south of Perth in the suburb of Eaton.
The school opened in 2000 as a K-6 primary school and has been selected to become an Independent Public School (IPS) in 2015. This gives us increased autonomy in the administration of the school and ability to merit select staff that complement Glen Huon's priorities and context.

Our Mission:

At Glen Huon Primary School our mission is to work in partnership with our community to provide a nurturing environment that allows our children to become resilient, confident, lifelong learners through a rich, sustainable and inclusive curriculum. We aim to achieve this though three key focus areas with explicit, evidence based whole school approaches in Literacy and Numeracy while Positive Behaviour is supported with the principles of Positive Schools and Classroom Engagement.

Our Values:

Our values are indicative of the attitudes held by our staff and therefore influence our behaviour towards, and expectations of, our students and community:
* Care - being inclusive and fair and providing safe and supportive learning environments.
* Personal Best - striving for excellence in all aspects, demonstrating determination.
* Integrity and Honesty - taking personal responsibility for our own actions
* Sustainability - acting in ways that support the planet and ourselves.
* Respect - of self, others and the environment. We apply the principles of Choose Respect.

Our Expectations:

Every member of our community is encouraged to Choose Respect by making a conscious effort to:

Our Specialist Programs:

We have specialist programs for Physical Education, Science, Visual Arts, Music and Japanese. Our instrumental program in year 5 and 6 is guitar for selected students. We also have a school choir, ukulele for years four to six.

Additional Programs:

We have a range of early intervention programs run in partnership with our Health specialists and parents. We have our Sunbeam Children's Playgroup for pre-Kindergarten children and Hands and Fingers.

Bluearth supports our Positive Behaviour Strategy. Our staff have received training from our Bluearth Coach. Bluearth supports the development of self-esteem, resilience and working collaboratively through cooperative physical activities.

In 2014, we responded to the needs of our parents and established on site before and after school care by forming a business partnership with the OSHClub. Our OSHClub commences at 7am prior to school starting at 8-30am and operates after school from 2-35pm to 6-00pm.

In partnership with the Millbridge Project Team we have our onsite Breakfast Club program that runs on Monday and Tuesdays before school. The Breakfast Club run by the Millbridge Lions Club and is supported by our Glen Huon P&C.

Our Staff:
Since becoming IPS from the commencement of 2015, we have been advertising and selecting our Staff on merit.
Our staff work collaboratively in our Early, Middle and Senior Learning Teams. We promote the concept of distributed leadership through our Clusters, Curriculum and Project Teams, providing many opportunities for our staff to lead, liaise and support programs for improvement across our school in both priority and other areas. Staff at Glen Huon are renown for their professionalism, Kindness and Passion for providing high standards and high care for our students.