Vision and Beliefs

Our Vision

Adam Road Primary School is a school of distinction, guiding students on the road to success by providing opportunities for the development of the whole child through the academics, the arts, sport and pastoral care.

Our Beliefs

We believe students learn best when they -

Feel safe, valued and respected

Therefore we:

•Provide a positive and inclusive environment by promoting and explicitly teaching our core values.

•Build a rapport that reflects mutual respect, care and trust which leads effective learning.

Are challenged, engaged and accountable for their learning

Therefore we:

•Set explicit criteria and expectations clearly understood by all students

•Provide opportunities that challenge students to explore, build knowledge, create, make connections and find solutions.

•Use strategies that require participation and/or collaboration by all, to reach effective outcomes.

Have a positive relationship with the school and class teacher

Therefore we:

•Accept the differences that each child brings to the classroom and use this knowledge to build positive educational relationships.

•Explicitly teach skills that are required to build relationships.

Are provided with opportunities to succeed

Therefore we:

•Use relevant programs or strategies that cater for individual differences.

•Provide timely, constructive feedback and opportunities for self-reflection.

 

Location

Adam Road Primary School is situated on the corner of Adam Road and Hotchin Street, Bunbury. The school is serviced by a comprehensive bus service and cycle ways.

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Boundaries

The school enrols children within the following boundaries:

North – South of the extension of West Road and Goldsmith Street from the ocean to Bussell Highway.
East – The centre of Bussell Highway
South – The centre of Hudson Road
West – The ocean

Also including the suburb of College Grove.

 

School Population

Students Adam Road Primary School student population consistently has an excess of 500 children from Kindergarten to Year 6. This is led by two School Captains and a Student Council comprising of four students.

Staff Adam Road Primary School has a team of dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff with a wide range of expertise.

School Board Adam Road Primary's School Board consists of staff, parents and community members. The School Board is involved in regular meetings and decision making processes designed to benefit the school.

Click here to download School Board – Terms of Reference
 

Uniform

The Adam Road Primary School uniform is worn with pride, builds school spirit and creates unity and equity amongst students.

The school colours are royal blue polo shirts, jumpers and jackets with the school logo and royal or navy blue shorts, skirts and tracksuit pants.

Students are required to wear enclosed shoes for their safety and to be able to fully participate in all school activities.

A wide-brimmed hat in school colours is compulsory for all children when outside.

All school uniform items are available through the school uniform shop.

 

Facilities

Adam Road Primary School is fortunate to be built on large grounds with a wide range of facilities. Our school shares a large oval with the adjacent Newton Moore Senior High School, has a well-equipped undercover area, and an adventure playground completed in 2016 for exploratory play.

Adam Road Primary School uses a range of digital technology to support learning. Students also use purpose built Visual Art, Music and Science rooms with specialist teachers.

 

Values

Adam Road Primary School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment. Students are recognised and acknowledged for displaying our school values of Respect, Resilience, Responsibility, Endeavour and Tolerance.

Values Awards are integral to promoting and rewarding expected behaviours. These awards are linked to our faction token system where students, parents and visitors can see accumulation of these tokens, and a reward is given to the faction who has the most tokens at the end of each term.

 

Student Support

Adam Road Primary School has a strong student support network incorporating a school psychologist, nurse, chaplain, mentors and on-site Dental Therapy Centre.

The school Psychologist attends Adam Road Primary School on a weekly basis. Students are referred through teachers and administration.

The school nurse visits on a needs basis, conducting health screening programs for students and liaising with teachers as a resource on health education.

The school offers a chaplaincy service. This is a non denomination service offering support for the well being of our students and caregivers. Requests for support can be made through the office.

Volunteer mentors are active within the school at different times through the year. They meet with individual students to support their reading.

The Dental Therapy Centre, staffed by dental therapists, is attached to the school and provides a free dental service for all students. Enrolled children have their teeth checked regularly and necessary treatment is carried out. Parents are kept informed of the treatment plan through the updating of forms.

 

Annual Report

Visit the Schools Online website http://det.wa.edu.au/schoolsonline/home.do for Adam Road Primary School’s latest Annual Report.

 

Business Plan

Adam Road Primary School’s Business Plan 2014-2016 provides an overview of the school’s purpose, vision and values whilst detailing its priorities and the strategies for achieving these.

Click on the link below to view the Business Plan.

Click here to download Adam Road Primary School Business Plan
 

    

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