Nominated as a 2018 Finalist School of the Year and acknowledged as a lead school in Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STE+AM) may I offer you a warm welcome to Brookman Primary School and what we hope will be an excellent educational experience for you. Whether you are already a member of our school community, a family wishing to enroll at Brookman Primary, or browsing out of curiosity, I hope the information offered assists you to learn more about our wonderful school.
Reading through our website you will find detailed information about the programs we have developed to meet the needs of our students. We are proud of the respectful, inclusive and happy learning environment we have established to support our students in their learning.
Our multi-cultural campus draws students from over forty language backgrounds and provides extraordinary opportunities for students to learn from each other and gain an understanding of the values associated with the numerous cultures the school supports.
We at Brookman pride ourselves in providing positive learning experiences for our students. Our school offers a number of additional opportunities for students to enjoy their time at school. Several staff volunteer their time to run activities during lunchtimes. These include a variety of fun learning activities such as chess club, lunchtime library games, football, soccer, netball and touch rugby competitions and our Maker Space club. These fun activities allow children to be engaged in learning opportunities which build on their social and emotional development.
Additionally, sporting activities are offered through physical education lessons as well as faction and interschool sport. Drama and Music are integral components of our Performing Arts program with the school choir performing in annual state musical performances. The Visual Arts Program presented by our Visual Arts specialist teacher allows students to develop their artistic strengths. Our annual Edu-Dance performance has become enormously popular with students, parents and the wider community.
These numerous activities, combined with our strong pastoral care program make for a safe, enjoyable play and learning environment.
Information Communication Technologies are of a high standard throughout the school with all classrooms having interactive whiteboards, access to iPads and a comprehensive computer laboratory.
Brookman Primary School gained acknowledgement for its leadership across the metropolitan area in STE+AM by winning the Governor’s 2017 Meritorious Leadership Award in STEM and its successful nomination as the only primary school in the state education system to become a Teacher Development School (TDS) in STE+AM. In this capacity we provide Professional Learning opportunities to teachers from other schools.
The unique skillsets of our staff have been further acknowledged by our leadership role in Languages Noongar where we again offer staff from other schools professional learning opportunities in both the Noongar language and its Culture.
Our highly trained non-teaching support staff bring a range of quality skills which are utilized to assist students with special needs, work in small groups and on specific learning programs geared to meet individual learning styles.
Our highly collaborative teams of teachers form one of our best assets and work closely with support staff to provide tailored learning programs for students. Specialised assistance in the key areas of Literacy, Numeracy and Science ensure our students are offered learning programs supporting their needs and achievement levels.Students with English as an Additional Language are supported by our specifically trained teacher. This is of great assistance for students settling in to our school life from other nations.
Each year the school builds on its strengths and works towards ongoing improvement. We welcome new families confident they will fit in and add their own value in some small way to the living history of the school. We look forward to you joining us.On behalf of our school community, I extend an invitation to you to visit our school and learn more about what makes Brookman Primary School the special place it is.
Enrolment enquiries may be addressed by contacting our friendly front office staff on:
(08) 9458 5542 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to welcoming you to our school.
Hans Geers, Principal