Gibbs Street Primary School
Gibbs Street Primary School is located in East Cannington, with approximately 480 students from diverse cultural backgrounds, from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school is set in spacious grounds and is easily accessible by public transport.
Their facilities include 18 classes surrounded by generous playground areas shaded by trees, patios, verandas, playground equipment, undercover assembly area, two basketball courts, cricket nets, tennis court and; football oval and soccer field. All buildings are air-conditioned.
The staff are highly committed to meet the needs and welfare of all children. They are fortunate to have specialist teachers in English as An Alternative Language, LOTE, Science, Music and Physical Education. They are well resourced and have numerous additional programs to support the needs of all students. Staff coordinate an ‘Active After School Sports’ program to encourage our students to involve themselves in out of hours sporting activities.
The specialised team of early childhood teachers and education assistants provide innovative and engaging classes for children’s first introduction to education. This includes a new initiative ‘Stay and Play’ – Toddler Time, to encourage families with one to three year old children to come into our school and be involved.
Parent involvement in the school is significant and strongly encouraged. Their Parents and Citizens Association is a proactive body that works in partnership with the school, to provide opportunities to enhance the experiences of the students.
They have a strong focus on numeracy and literacy and their values underpin all areas of the school.
- Pursuit of knowledge and a commitment to achievement of potential.
- Self-acceptance and respect of self.
- Respect and concern for others and their rights.
- Social and civic responsibility.
- Environmental responsibility.
Website – http://www.gibbsstps.wa.edu.au/
Address – 79-93 Gibbs Street, East Cannington WA 6107
Telephone – 9458 6899