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STEM

STEM at Winthrop Primary School STEM is problem-based learning, connected to the real world, that integrates the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. By using engineering and technological challenges, students use design thinking to provide solutions to real world contexts. Our aim at WPS is to increase student interest in STEM related fields while promoting problem solving, creativity and collaboration.

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STEM

STEM at Winthrop Primary School STEM is problem-based learning, connected to the real world, that integrates the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. By using engineering and technological challenges, students use design thinking to provide solutions to real world contexts. Our aim at WPS is to increase student interest in STEM related fields while promoting problem solving, creativity and collaboration.

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Vision and Values

The Winthrop Primary School Community is committed to providing a challenging, innovative and supportive learning environment which gives every student the opportunity to achieve their full potential as an individual and as a member of society.

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Vision and Values

The Winthrop Primary School Community is committed to providing a challenging, innovative and supportive learning environment which gives every student the opportunity to achieve their full potential as an individual and as a member of society.

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Business Plan

The Winthrop Primary School Business Plan has been developed in collaboration with staff and the School Board. It sets out what our school aims to achieve over the next three years. The Plan includes the targets which have been set in the acadamic and non academic areas and details the strategies and monitoring systems which will be applied over the three year period.

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Business Plan

The Winthrop Primary School Business Plan has been developed in collaboration with staff and the School Board. It sets out what our school aims to achieve over the next three years. The Plan includes the targets which have been set in the acadamic and non academic areas and details the strategies and monitoring systems which will be applied over the three year period.

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Autism Awareness Day

Thankyou to Penny Ong for organising our first Autism Awareness Day.  The children from all year...

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  • Autism Awareness Day

    01 April 2017

    Thankyou to Penny Ong for organising our first Autism Awareness Day. The children from all year groups wore blue accessories as a symbol of our awareness and were involved in activities throughout the day that raised awareness and understanding of Autism. The highlight of the day was having Kate fro...
  • P & C - Easter Raffle

    26 March 2017

    Easter Raffle:Look out for the P&C Easter Raffle - coming soon on Canteen Days (Wednesday’s and Friday’s)! 50c per guess - guess the number of bunny poop in the bag (ewww!) Closest guess gets to win the bunny, a Hoyts movie voucher for the holidays, a ball toy and a bag of poop (sultana’s). Drawn on...
  • Department of Education Emails.

    16 March 2017

    Intermittent Access to Department of Education Email We apologise if our teachers or admin have been slow to respond to any email correspondance over the past week or coming days. The Department of Education is working hard to rectify some technical issues with the email system. This is affecting ou...
  • School Photo day is Coming!

    10 March 2017

    Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th of March Dear Parents, Our school photo day is coming! This week (Week 6) every student in years 1-6 will receive a Kapture Photography order envelope to bring home. The recommended method of ordering your photos is online through Kapture’s website as your payment is s...
  • Cybersafety Presentatioin - Think U Know

    08 March 2017

    March 13th - 7pm ThinkUKnow Australia is a cyber safety education program that educates parents, carers and teachers of how people are using technology, the challenges they may face online, and how to help them overcome these in a safe and ethical way. Winthrop Primary School will be hosting a Think...
  • Megabites Canteen

    03 March 2017

    Thank you to all who have volunteered to help in the canteen for Term 1. The canteen is able to run smoothly with the help of so many volunteers. Pizzas will not be able for lunches in Term 1. Sushi and Rice paper rolls are still available on Wednesdays as is Subway for Friday's. Just a reminder to...
  • Uniform Shop Opening Hours

    30 January 2017

    Thank you to the volunteers who run the Uniform Shop for providing these extra opening hours... Special Uniform Shop Opening Hours Monday 30th January: 10am - 11am New Familiies Monday 30th January: 2pm - 3pm Existing Students Thursday 2nd February 8:30am - 9:30am Normal Hours Tuesdays weekly from...
  • Newsletter

    23 December 2016

    Winthrop Primary School publishes a newsletter each fortnight with links to further website information. If you are not receiving an email notification alerting you to the Newsletter publication, please contact: The School on 9310 6100 or emailwinthrop.ps@education.wa.edu.au
  • Giving back to the community

    22 December 2016

    Finn Cahill, Year 6 Winthrop student, donated his hair to help Cancer patients. "WA schoolboy Finn Cahill grew his hair so it could be used for a wig"
  • P & C

    07 December 2016

    Community - P & C The Winthrop Primary School Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) is a very active body of parents and community members who work together with the Principal and Staff of the school to provide the best school environment for our children. The Winthrop P&C organises the canteen, pr...
  • UU Chinese Made Easy Classes

    02 December 2016

    Next year Term 1, 2017 Mandarin class (Tue/Wed/Thu afternoon) is now open for registration. Location: Winthrop Primary Library Limited positions. Registration forms in front office. Contact Anna (0424 631 668 or info@UUeducation.net)
  • Kindy Pathway

    02 December 2016

    Have you seen the new extended pathway next to the Kindy and Drive-through area? This has been a long concern for the P&C members as parents with prams and small children had to walk into the path of cars in the drive-through area. Thanks to Cath Pettman and Andrew Fortune from our P&C in getting th...
  • RAC Little Legends

    02 December 2016

    RAC Little Legends $1000 Awarded to Winthrop Primary School Thank you to everyone who got involved in the RAC Little Legends competition this year. Although we did not win the overall prize, we were given a special mention by the RAC for making an exceptional effort and promoting road safety in 2016...
  • P & C Movie Night - 2nd December

    18 November 2016

    Come along and join in the fun with a whole school night of fun with the family. Book your tickets online now at: www.trybooking.com/NBUX
  • Music

    13 November 2016

    Music at Winthrop
  • Welcome to Winthrop Primary School

    09 November 2016

    Winthrop Primary is a Level 5 Western Australian Government School. It is situated approximately 15 kilometres south of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. Our school is located in the heart of Winthrop, close to community facilities and shopping. It is a unique and vibrant school catering...
  • OSHClub

    03 October 2016

    Before and After School Care at Winthrop Primary School Parent Handbook
  • Commonwealth School Banking

    03 October 2016

    Commonwealth Bank Youthsaver Bank Account - Banking has arrived at Winthrop Primary School! Every Thursday 8:30am-8:50am in the undercover area: Winthrop Primary School P&C is excited to offer the Commonwealth Bank School Banking program to all student. The School Banking program provides children w...
  • Parenting Ideas

    03 October 2016

    Our school values the vital role parents play in raising successful and well balanced children. We also understand the challenge and complexity of effective parenting. To assist parents please find below attachments from 'Parenting Ideas'. These publications provide a range of parenting support info...
  • RoadWise

    03 October 2016

    KISS & DRIVE Thank you to all parents who are placing safety first when driving their children to school. There are still many parents who choose to ignore some basic safety rules such as double parking, parking illegally and allowing their children to alight on the opposite side of the road and the...
  • Uniforms

    03 October 2016

    The Uniform Shop is open Tuesday morning, during the school term, from 8.30am - 9.30am in the Undercover Area. Pre-season ordering of uniforms is also available through the school, organized by members of the P&C Association. Information and order forms are sent home via the children at appropriate...
  • Canteen

    03 October 2016

    Our canteen, 'Megabites', is organised and run by the P & C Association. 2017Our canteen will be open for lunchtime snacks on Wednesdays and Fridays. The canteen will continue to offer Sushi lunches on Wednesdays and Subway lunches on Fridays and these MUST be pre-ordered online the day before, by 3...
  • Winthrop Primary Band

    03 October 2016

    The Band Programme Winthrop Primary School offers a dynamic band program for students in Years 5 and 6. The program is organized by the Winthrop Primary School Parents and Citizens Association Band Committee in consultation with the school principal and music teacher. Instrument Opportunities All st...
  • Kindergarten

    03 October 2016

    Please click here for the Kindergarten Presentation.
  • Personal Items Lists 2017

    03 October 2016

    2017 Personal Items Lists Kindergarten 2017 Pre-Primary 2017 Year 1 2017 Year 2 2017 Year 3 2017 Year 4 2017 Year 5 2017 Year 6 2017
  • Forms

    03 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School Forms: Medical Forms: Administer Medication - short term Digital Usage Consent Forms: Internet & Digital Device User Agreement for Year K-3 Students Internet & Digital Device User Agreement for Year 4-6 Students Excursions / School Based Activity Forms:
  • Graduation Committee

    03 October 2016

    The Committee The Graduation Committee is a subsidiary of the P&C and is made up of a number of very enthusiastic Year 6 parents. The Committee is responsible for coordinating a number of events and activities for the graduating Year 6 class. This includes, but is not restricted to: Leavers shirts P...
  • School Board

    03 October 2016

    The Winthrop Primary Independent Public School Board's role is to provide strategic guidance and monitoring of the school's performance. It supports the school in increasing effective autonomy and flexibility to further improve the quality of the whole school program. School Board Purpose The School...
  • P & C News

    03 October 2016

    The Winthrop Primary School Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) is a very active body of parents and community members who work together with the Principal and Staff of the school to provide the best school environment for our children. The Winthrop P&C organises the canteen, provides school unif...
  • Social Skills

    03 October 2016

    Work Habits Rubrics PP - 2 Work Habits Rubrics 3 - 6
  • Be The Change

    03 October 2016

    Whole School Overview - 2016 Whole School Overview - 2015 Bush Tucker Garden Winthrop Primary School is creating an Aboriginal Bush Tucker garden as part of the student's study of Indigenous Australians. Many students including Annie Chua's year 2 students have been involved in selecting and plantin...
  • PEAC

    03 October 2016

    The Primary Extension and Challenge Program (PEAC) operates three ten-week cycles each year, offering a diverse range of interesting and challenging courses to gifted and talented students. Selected students are withdrawn from their general classrooms for half a day each week and join with similar a...
  • Library

    03 October 2016

    Library Opening Hours: Before school: 8:30 - 8:50am: Monday to Friday Lunch Time borrowing: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Students can also change their library books during class timetabled visits as well as before school and lunch times. The Winthrop Primary School Library Resource Centre is the c...
  • EALD/Literacy Support

    03 October 2016

    Literacy And English As An Additional Language/dialect (EAL/D) There are many exciting initiatives with the teaching and learning of English as an Additional Language at Winthrop Primary School. Penny James, Principal Consultant, has provided professional learning to staff and worked side by side wi...
  • Japanese Language Program

    03 October 2016

    The Japanese language program at Winthrop Primary School was established in 1993 and expanded to a full program in 2000 with all Year 3 to 6 students attending 1 weekly lesson. Winthrop students are enthusiastic in their learning of the Japanese language and culture. One of our common goals is to re...
  • Drama

    03 October 2016

    Drama at Winthrop
  • Health & Physical Education

    03 October 2016

    Faction Athletic Carnival 2016 Congratulations to Tuart for winning their first Faction Shield EVER! Go Tuart! There was a fantastic balance between competition, participation and wonderful sportsmanship demonstrated by all students. Thank you to all students for your active and fair contribution. T...
  • History

    03 October 2016

    Australian Curriculum - History The Law Society of WA
  • Science

    03 October 2016

    Science at Winthrop Western Australian Science Curriculum
  • Maths

    03 October 2016

    Australian Curriculum - Maths
  • English

    03 October 2016

    MiniLit - Meeting Initial Needs In Literacy Early Literacy Intervention Program MiniLit reading groups began in 2015 with the aim to provide extra support in sight words, letter–sound correspondence, blending and segmenting (phonics skills) and reading connected text. Participation in the program is...
  • National Curriculum & K-10 Syllabus

    03 October 2016

    The Australian CurriculumWinthrop Primary School has been trialling many aspects of the Australian Curriculum over the past two years and staff have familiarised themselves with the four key areas: English, Mathematics, Science and History. The Minister for Education has announced that the formal im...
  • Learning Outcomes

    03 October 2016

    We want Winthrop students to: Use language to understand, devleop and communicate ideas and information and interact with others. Select, integrate and apply numerical and spatial concepts and techniques. Recognize when and what information is needed, locate and obtain it from a range of sources and...
  • Useful Links

    03 October 2016

    Western Australian Department of Education Curriculum Support Instant Classroom DoE WA K-12 Resources Department of Education Portal Link Australian Curriculum Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Schools and You - for Parents and the Community School of Instrumental Music Apple...
  • 1:1 Laptop Program

    03 October 2016

    Winthrop Australia Parent Funded Program 2016/17 Portal Winthrop Primary School takes a positive, innovative and accountable approach to learning. Learning is our focus and we encourage and support it in all students, staff and parents. To this end, after a lengthy consultation period involving staf...
  • Overview Statement

    03 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School has a Curriculum consisting of all the key learning areas. The staff use the School Development Plan as the core document from which learning priorities are subsequently developed. This document is reviewed on a yearly basis to ensure that expected targets are met and to moni...
  • School Boundaries

    03 October 2016

    Click here to see the Winthrop Primary School Boundary map School Boundary Map (pdf)
  • School Partnership

    03 October 2016

    Our School Partnership Principles Parents and school staff have equally important roles in enabling a positive and supportive environment to ensure all children achieve their best educational and developmental outcomes. Parents and school staff can support this by working together and agreeing to: W...
  • Enrolments

    03 October 2016

    Welcome to Winthrop Primary School "Learn and Grow Together' is a school focus. Staff aim to inspire student growth in the academic, physical, artistic and social domains. Our school has a strong focus on providing students with the knowledge, skills and values to create citizens for the future. Sch...
  • Gardening News

    03 October 2016

    The Year 1 garden beds are thriving. The children enjoy growing the vegetables and eating their produce. Thank you to Bunnings for donating the garden beds andSeeds for Schools Program for the potato seeds. Congratulations Mrs Moriarty and the A1 students for the article published in the WA Growers...
  • Classrooms - Useful Links

    03 October 2016

    ThinkUKnow CONNECT DET Portal link ACER eSafety KidRex ClassFlow for Students Geography Games About Australia Perth Heritage Mem Fox Narelle Oliver Word Clouds for Kids Tagxedo Word Clouds Aboriginal Symbols Dance Mat Typing Fast Fingers Typing The Orangutan Project Orangutan Survival GroupMap
  • Our Classrooms

    03 October 2016

    // Map of Winthrop Primary School Campus // Many of our classrooms maintain a web page as a source of communication between school and home. Please be advised that classroom Weebly pages will be accessible from this webpage as they are prepared ready to reflect the classes of 2017. We look forward t...
  • WPS Independent Public School Review

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School Independent Public School Report Winthrop Primary School began the Independent Public School Review Process in May, 2014. The Reviewers considered our school context, achievements and performance against our Delivery and Performance Agreement and the School Business Plan. The...
  • Policies

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School Independent Public School Business Plan WPS Annual Report 2015 WPS Business Plan 2015 - 2017 Working Document WPS Business Plan Community Overview 2015 - 2017 Working Document Winthrop Primary School has a comprehensive set of policies which are reviewed by staff and the Scho...
  • School History

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School opened its doors on January 30th 1991 with 381 children in Pre Primary to Year 7 classes. In 2011 the school celebrated 20 years of public education and was also awarded Independent Public School status. In May, 1989, a Parents and Citizens Association was established and it...
  • Business Plan

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School Business Plan 2015 - 2017 The Winthrop Primary School Business Plan has been developed in collaboration with staff and the School Board. It sets out what our school aims to achieve over the next three years. The Plan includes the targets which have been set in the acadamic an...
  • Our Vision and Values

    02 October 2016

    Our Vision The Winthrop Primary School Community is committed to providing a challenging, innovative and supportive learning environment which gives every student the opportunity to achieve their full potential as an individual and as a member of society. Our Values We are committed to Learning, Exc...
  • Support Staff

    02 October 2016

    Renata Adamson - Education Assistant Cat Alumbaugh - Technical Resource Officer Katy De Caprio - Technical Support Officer Debbie Doody - Education Assistant Kay Ellis - Education Assistant Lana Fontana - Education Assistant Ros Godfrey - Special Needs Education Assistant Pauline Guest - Education A...
  • Teaching Staff

    02 October 2016

    2016 Classroom Teachers: Kindergarten:Nicola Flowers, Chris Freind, Jan Dunlop Pre Primary:Wanda Mewett, Lisa Chamberlain, Jeanine Candy, Chris Freind Year 1: Katy Moriarty, Rita Radici, Wendy Tweedie, Simon Dufall Year 1/2: Nancy Crane, Michele Gartner Year 2:Therese Cianfrini, Nicole Holstein, Kat...
  • Administration Staff

    02 October 2016

    School Officers: Angela Birmingham Karen Talbot Maria Dunn Fiona Rumsa
  • Leadership Team

    02 October 2016

    Principals: Mark Wirtz & Karina Meldrum Deputy: Karina Meldrum Deputy: Patrick Sweeny Deputy: Albert Cianfrini Business Corporate Manager: Mool Bhargava
  • Principal's Message

    02 October 2016

    Principal's Message Welcome to Winthrop Primary School, an Independent Public School. I am delighted to be the Principal at Winthrop Primary School and to inspire a love of learning with students, staff and parents. Winthrop Primary School has a history of academic, musical, sporting and social achi...
  • Overview

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School is a highly regarded Independent Public School set on a hilltop in a family friendly suburb located 12km south of Perth. It is close to Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch University, Murdoch Hospital and a short drive to the Port of Fremantle.The school population of 650 student...
  • Contact

    25 September 2016

  • Term 4 Begins for Students

    24 September 2016

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  • Congratulations to Tuart, our Faction Sports Carnival 2016 winners!

    24 September 2016

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  • P & C

    Dec Wed 2016

    Community - P & C The Winthrop Primary School Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) is a...

  • P & C - Uniform Shop Manager

    Mar Sun 2017

    APPOINTMENT OF A NEW UNIFORM SHOP MANAGER Winthrop P&C are advertising for a new Uniform...

  • P & C - Easter Raffle

    P & C - Easter Raffle

    Mar Sun 2017

    Easter Raffle:Look out for the P&C Easter Raffle - coming soon on Canteen Days...

Selecting Winthrop Primary School

Enrolments Welcome to Winthrop Primary School

Our school motto captures our vision of providing an innovative, relevant and high quality learning program which is shared and supported by students, staff and parents. More

School Partnership Our School Partnership Principles

Parents and school staff have equally important roles in enabling a positive and supportive environment to ensure all children achieve their More

School Boundaries Winthrop Primary School Boundary

Click here to see the Winthrop Primary School Boundary map. School Boundary Map (pdf) More

STEM [In Focus]

Learn and Grow Together

Learning is our focus.  We take a positive, innovative and accountable approach to learning and encourage and support it in all students, staff and parents. We value and recognize each child's learning style and individual talents and strive to support their learning and development.

Our relationships are based on trust, respect, acceptance of responsibility and resilience.  We recognize the value of working in partnership with parents and the wider community to achieve the highest outcomes for all students.

We have high expectations of our students and ourselves. We set standards of excellence and strive to achieve them in all areas The standards and expectations challenge all of us to give  our best.

Be part of the Winthrop PS Community

Parents and Community members play an active role in ensuring students are provided with the best possible learning opportunities.

I am delighted to be the Principal at Winthrop Primary School and to inspire a love of learning with students, staff and parents.

Mark Wirtz Principal '16
 

Our School Partnership empowers parents to be part of the learning.

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