CAREY PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL
‘An Independent Primary School in the heart of Bunbury’
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Challenge
We strive for improvement in a safe, supportive and positive environment.
Achieve
We set goals and strive to do our best.
Respect
We treat ourselves, others and the environment with care & consideration
Encourage
We have a positive approach to learning and encourage it in others
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Welcome to Carey Park Primary School.

As parents, you are your child’s first teacher. Education is a three-way partnership between the school, the parents, and the student. We will be working together to build a happy and positive environment in which to educate your child. It is important for us to keep in constant contact so we can provide the best possible outcomes for your child.

Key pieces of information to help you start your journey at Carey Park Primary School are:

  • The 2022-2024 School Strategic Plan, which sets out our priorities in the areas of Literacy, Numeracy, and Social & Emotional Health
  • An overview of what Teaching, Learning & Assessment looks like at Carey Park Primary School
  • Focus 2022, an outline of what we are working to achieve in all Key Learning Areas and how we hope to achieve this
  • The school-wide PBS  Framework (Positive Behaviour Support) used to promote positive behaviour across the school
  • Our 2021 Annual School Report that highlights our key achievements across the year.

Click to download a pdf version of Teaching, Learning & Assessment, Focus 2022 Documents and 2021 Annual School Report

Term Dates 2022

Carey Park Primary School - Bunbury

“Education is a three-way partnership between the school, the parents and the student. If you have a question, please ask it. If you have an idea, or a problem, let’s share it. If you have something to say, express your opinion. We will work together to make school a positive and happy experience for your child”
Phil Greenmount, Principal

At Carey Park Primary School, we have many supports in place to ensure your child has the best possible opportunity to grow as a healthy individual.

Specialist Programs

Provide our students with opportunities to participate in and benefit from a range of highly individualised specialist programs

Physical Education Program

Providing students with skills necessary to pursue a healthy lifestyle.

Health Education Program

Happy Carey Park Primary School Students

Providing students with knowledge and habits necessary to pursue a healthy lifestyle.

Japanese Program

Program (Yr. 2-6) – Engaging in a range of activities to learn, perform and speak Japanese

Visual Arts Program

Creating visual representations that communicate, challenge and express their own and others’ ideas, as both artists and audience members.

Performing Arts Program

Engaging, inspiring and enriching all students, exciting their imagination and encouraging them to reach their creative and expressive potential

CHALLENGE, ACHIEVE, RESPECT, ENCOURAGE

Carey Park Primary School

Our motto of CARE
encourages students and staff to Challenge themselves to  Achieve their potential in an
environment of Respect and Encouragement

School Overview

Situated within the Southwest Education Region in the city of Bunbury, Carey Park Primary School is a level 5 Primary School located 170 kilometres south of Perth. The School has a current enrolment of 270 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Opened in 1955 for students in Years 1 to 3, the original structure remained in use until 2000 when the new, state-of-the-art two storey building was completed. Classes commenced in the new facilities at the beginning of the 2001 school year. The school was successful in becoming an Independent Public School in 2013.

Carey Park Primary School is a dynamic public school with a rich history, strong traditions and a proud identity. Our Choose Respect initiative is a whole school focus, immersing the school and community in a culture of respect where everyone treats each other with care and consideration. Community support for our approaches to instilling mutual respect is high, with strong partnerships existing between the school and its wider community. This enables us to get to know our families well and respond to their needs quickly and effectively.

Our school is proud to have a rich diversity of cultures within its community. To support this, the school has developed a strong focus on early intervention practices, with families having access to coordinated early learning, maternal health, parenting support services and programs through the Child and Parent Centre located on the school site.

Student achievement at our school is supported through our specialised and targeted approaches to Literacy and Numeracy, our Positive Behaviour Support Program, increased Education Assistant support time in classrooms, and a highly experienced and dedicated staff. The major strategies implemented to improve student achievement are: the integration of digital technologies across the school; a focus on reducing class sizes; promoting a positive choose respect environment; maintaining a consistent and positive approach to supporting positive student behaviour; and focussing on early childhood intervention in collaboration with our on-site Child and Parent Centre.

We have a strong focus on our school Values – Challenge; Achieve; Respect and Encourage, which underpins our PBS Program. These values promote a calm, supportive, positive and engaging learning environment, which, in partnership with our parents and carers, helps us to provide opportunities for our children to achieve to the best of their abilities.

Our Vision

Carey Park Primary School, together with the school community, strives to create a safe, supportive environment, conducive to providing our students with maximum opportunities for achieving success.

We want students to CARE: to Challenge themselves, to Achieve to the best of their ability, to Respect themselves, others and the environment,
and to Encourage one another to achieve.

Our School

A place to call home, generation after generation.