North Perth Primary School is situated on Albert Street, North Perth. It is one of the oldest existing public schools in Western Australia. You can read more about our history on our History Page .
The school is located within the City of Vincent and the North Metro Education Region.
North Perth Primary School caters for Kindergarten to Year 6 students and is a local intake school. This means that enrolments are only accepted from a specific area around the school.The majority of our students live in North Perth, and a small section of West Perth, Leederville and Mount Lawley.
North Perth Primary School has a strong commitment to developmental learning and operates a number of multi-age grouped classes throughout the school. Varied initiatives each year contribute to the development of positive values and the achievement of sound outcomes in emotional and physical health. A commitment to healthy living is evident throughout the school’s programs.
The purpose of North Perth Primary School is to
provide each student with optimum learning opportunities to enable the development of their capabilities in a safe environment which values self-worth, individual differences and promotes responsible, considerate participants in society.
Please click here to find out more about North Perth Primary School’s Vision, Mission Statement and Values.
School Grounds and Facilities
The school grounds and facilities include:
- A covered assembly area
- An indoor hall
- Early childhood centres for Kindergarten and Pre-primary
- A new library
- New art and science rooms over looking the oval
- Fitness track
- Adventure playgrounds
- A terraced and landscaped amphitheatre area on the oval
- Free Climbing Dome on school oval
- Nature Play playground
An artist-in-residence program helped create a colourful mural, sculptures and paths around the school (including the Rainbow Gate), while the school community has created a number of nature-based play spaces.
North Perth Primary School has a strong environmental focus, with frequent tree plantings, the creation of water-wise and bird-attracting gardens, and vegetable and herb gardens maintained for classroom cooking lessons. The school is an accredited Waste Wise and Water Wise school.
Many outstanding students have attended North Perth Primary School including Rhodes Scholars and high profile members of the arts, legal and sporting communities.
North Perth Primary School staff recognise that students learn at different rates and believe that their time at Primary School is just one chapter of life long learning. We believe students should have access to a flexible, supportive learning environment and have the opportunity to progress at their own rate of development.