Our School West Beechboro Primary School
To be recognised as a high achieving school where all students reach their potential academically, creatively, and socially.
West Beechboro Independent Primary School commenced its journey towards increased levels of student achievement in 2010 and since that time, each year, it has improved the effectiveness of its educational programs and continued to refine the curriculum, which students attending the school, engage in.
We are a local intake school, requiring students to live within our intake boundaries to qualify for enrolment. The school does accept cross boundary applications however, this is dependent upon the current classroom numbers and is at the principal’s discretion within the Department’s current enrolment policy. Parents are welcome to complete an application for enrolment and in the event that a space becomes available they will be contacted.
At West Beechboro Primary School we believe that every child matters every day and all students can be high achievers. We are committed to providing the highest quality learning programs that will enable our students be successful in anything that they wish to pursue in future years.
Our school office is open from 8am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday where either the school’s Business Manager, Mr Jordan Burnham or Finance Manager, Ms Kellie Taylor will be able to assist you with any of your enquires.
Jordan Burnham – Business Manager
Kellie Taylor – Finance Manager
We encourage you to visit our school and discuss our programs and delivery model with any of our senior administration team.
|Monday – Friday||8.15am – 3.30pm|
|Years 1 – 7||8.45am – 3.00pm|
|Pre Primary (5 Full days)||8.45am – 3.00pm|
Kindergarten Session Times
|Hours of Instruction||8.45am – 3.00pm|
|ECU 1 Kindy Groups||Sessions will vary and you should speak with the business management team / office team to confirm your child’s session times.|
|Formal Instruction Begins||8.45am|
|Morning Recess||10.45am – 11.05am|
|Lunch||1.05pm – 1.45pm|
Students and parents who arrive prior to classrooms being opened at 8:30am are required to assemble in the undercover area precinct.
Students who arrive at the school after 8:50am must come through the front office so they can be added to the role
Parents and caregivers must sign students out through the front office if departing prior to the 3:00pm siren
The school is well equipped with the latest in technology and our students engage in quality programs delivered by a highly effective teaching staff that are able to answer any questions that you may have regarding your child’s progress while attending the school.
The following elements underpin and help support everything that occurs across the school community to ensure alignment between words and actions.
4 Pillars of School-wide Pedagogy
Effective curriculum delivery across the school is guided by four pillars. These are:
Pillar 1- Teacher directed learning
Pillar 2- Explicit instruction
Pillar 3- Moving student’s knowledge from short-term to long-term memory
Pillar 4- Positive teacher-student relationships
6 Givens for Every Learning Environment
Staff at West Beechboro Primary School understand the roles that the following 6 givens play in promoting student achievement.
- Strong Relationships
- High Expectations and Excellent Classroom Practice
- Excellent Presentation –Uniforms, Bookwork and Daily Correction
- Appealing Classroom Display
- Positive Classroom Tone
- Quality Feedback to Students
It is this understanding, along with others, that set us apart as a highly effective school.
3 Imperatives of student Engagement
At West Beechboro Primary School Staff understand the importance of the 3 imperatives and the roles that they play in promoting student achievement. Staff work to ensure that:
- Students are safe, have trust, respect and feel valued
- Students have work at their level
- Students have friends at school
The school community promotes 8 virtues that have been identified as underpinning everything we do as a school and as individuals. Staff work hard to ensure that students not only understand them but are provided with opportunities to display them. These 8 virtues are: