John Butler Primary College, catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6, is located in the northern suburb of Butler. Opening in 2014, the college is of a modern and contemporary design, including purpose-built specialist facilities for students with disability, to create a positive and supportive learning environment in which all students can thrive. The innovative college model, which integrates a regular Primary Education Program and a dedicated Education Support Program for students with disability in one school, provides an inclusive and tailored learning experience to support students of all abilities to achieve their personal best.
At John Butler Primary College, our committed staff are dedicated to tailoring teaching to the needs of every student. Our inclusive curriculum and continuum of educational options support students of all abilities to thrive and achieve. We offer a regular Primary Education Program and also provide a specialist Education Support Program for students with disability. Students with additional learning needs can also benefit from a reduced class size, high staff to student ratio and targeted intervention in our Specialist Transition Education Program (STEP). Students college-wide gain from the specialist training and expertise of our staff. We offer specialist programs in Physical Education, French and Music.
We have a strong focus on inspiring life-long learning and supporting students to achieve their academic potential as well as developing the skills and competencies they require to develop positive relationships, to manage their emotions and for mental health and wellbeing. We promote values that teach students to respect themselves and others, to develop a healthy regard for the wellbeing of others and to be active, empowered citizens.
The modern, purpose-built facilities at John Butler Primary College create an engaging and inclusive learning environment that caters for every student at each phase of learning. Students in our Early Childhood Program enjoy a secure and appealing play space and purpose-built classrooms and facilities. Students in the Education Support Program or those with additional needs have access to a heated hydrotherapy pool, a multi-sensory room and adaptive equipment to facilitate access to an individualised learning experience at John Butler primary College. Collaborative work spaces across the college enable cooperative learning and break spaces allow students the opportunity to self-regulate and make positive choices about their own behaviour and wellbeing.
Family and community involvement in our students' education is a priority at John Butler Primary College. Our active Parents and Citizens Association (P&C), engaged College Board, skilled staff, dedicated leadership team and supportive local partnerships bring together a community to enable us to provide the best possible opportunities for every student to achieve their personal best every day. An Out of Hours School Care Program is available before and after school to further support our school community.
Get in touch with us today to find out how we can support your child on their own learning journey:
T: 9561 4300