Coolbellup Community School (5791)

School Overview

Located in the suburb of Coolbellup approximately 10 kilometres from the city of Perth, Coolbellup Community School was established in 2005 with a student population that reflected a cosmopolitan and diverse community characterised by a variety of cultural backgrounds. In 2006 the school relocated to a new state of the art learning facility on Len Packham Reserve adjacent to the Cockburn Community Hub and was officially opened by the Hon Alan Carpenter, Premier of Western Australia in September 2007.

The school architecture is modern and aesthetically appealing and comprises of a solar powered Design and Technology Room, 12 classrooms, 3 Early Childhood Education classrooms, an excellently appointed library/resource centre, a dedicated music room, purpose built art/craft room, an enclosed under cover assembly area, canteen, and administrative and collaborative staff facilities.

It has extensive grassed play areas; hard courts for tennis, basketball and netball and cricket nets and stimulating playgrounds that provide challenging and enjoyable recreation activities for all learners. Children love exploring the Fairy Garden and working in the school's attractive vegetable garden or helping out caring for the chickens.

The school is equipped with the latest in computer technology to facilitate student learning and also features highly practical and flexible learning and teaching spaces. Students have access to up to date technology environment with access to interactive whiteboards in every learning environment. Staff and students make outstanding use of these technologies to support and enhance learning and teaching programs.

The school caters for learners in an inclusive educational environment and shares the site with the Coolbellup Learning Centre which is an essential characteristic of the school's culture and is strongly valued by students, staff and parents.

Community involvement is a key feature of the school with parent participation in the life of the school strongly encouraged. A big team of school volunteers enjoy visiting the school each week to support learners. The School Council and the P&C Association each meet at regular intervals.

Coolbellup Community School is proud of its strong partnerships. Through these partnerships we have been able to establish a successful School Volunteers Program. Excellent parent teacher support is valued through our open door communication policy.

Coolbellup Community School Staff
The team of educators who have been appointed to Coolbellup Community School are happy, innovative, hard working and committed. They set high expectations of themselves and for their learners.

They are led by an administrative team who also model and embody all of these values and attitudes, provide outstanding leadership and demand the same high expectations of themselves.

In addition to programs delivered by classroom teachers, students participate in a range of specialist programs including Sustainable Education, an Aboriginal High Achievers Program, specialist Visual Arts program, a specialist Physical Education and Health Program while Year 2 to 7 students participate in Indonesian lessons. Selected Year 6 and 7 students participate in the School of Instrumental Music Program and selected Year 5 to 7 students are given the opportunity to participate in the South Metro Region Primary Academic Extension and Challenge Program (PEAC).

Learning programs are supported by a Literacy and Numeracy team that include a literacy specialist, Aboriginal Education specialists and a Learning Support Coordinator.

The school has embraced its brand 'Learning for Life' helping parents grow strong healthy children.

A true learning community where everyone learns and feels happy and safe.