Settlers Primary School (5796)

School Overview

Settlers Primary is an Independent Public School located 46 km south of Perth, in the fast growing suburb of Baldivis in Western Australia. In 2017 there are 760 students enrolled from Kindergarten to year 6. The school has a campus of five teaching blocks and well maintained grounds with shared community facilities. Teaching and learning environments reflect a positive and innovative attitude towards maximising learning opportunities. Cutting edge ICT ensures wireless access, laptop and iPad technology, and electronic whiteboards in all classrooms. ICT is an embedded tool for teaching and learning in an integrated curriculum. Student progress and achievement is monitored using authentic assessments and external validation. Behaviour is managed by a positive approach promoting responsibility and respect, built on a strong values based foundation with a focus on well-being, independence and resiliency.

Values and pastoral care programs which include PATHS add to the development of the whole student. Specialist programs operate in Music, Physical Education, Health/Drama, Indonesian and Science. The school has a proud reputation for its focus on the individual child, specifically by targeting differentiated literacy and numeracy learning and by providing a range of programs which provide the opportunity for inclusion, support and challenge. The professional development of staff is highly valued in building the capacity of the school to allow each child to achieve their potential.