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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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Spotlight

P & C Finance Meeting - 29th June - 7pm via Zoom

Dear Winthrop Parents & Caregivers;   Following on from our earlier correspondence, the WPS P&C would...

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Our Events Calendar [The month ahead]

  • Year 4 - 6 Parent Meeting & Year 4 - 5 Ipad Meeting

    08 February 2019

    Year 4 - 6 Parent Meeting, Wednesday 13th February, 5.00pm, undercover area Year 4 - 5 Ipad Meeting, Wednesday 13th February, 4.30pm, Library
  • We Want Your Opinion...

    06 September 2018

    National School Opinion Survey Once again Winthrop Primary School is participating in the National Schools Opinion Survey. The survey is completed annually and is designed to gather local, state and national information. All information collected will be used to support Winthrop Primary School and t...
  • Impact of Holidays During School Time

    21 June 2018

    Developing the habit of going to school every day is vitally important so your child does not miss out on important ideas and skills they need for future learning. That is why we strongly encourage you not to go on family holidays during school time.
  • Entertainment Book

    15 June 2017

    KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED THESE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS Winthrop Primary School P & C are selling the great value Entertainment Book this year. A total of 20% (or $14) from each membership ($70) purchased will come directly back to Winthrop Primary School and be used use to help fund som...
  • P & C

    07 December 2016

    P & C Meeting - Monday 27th July - 7pm Please watch the Positive Behaviour Schools video . Entertainment Book Here's how to enjoy school holidays more! Digital Memberships are now here in time for School Holiday’s! Time to explore new restaurants, experiences and adventures all at the touch of a but...
  • UU Chinese Made Easy Classes

    02 December 2016

    Mandarin class (Tue/Wed/Thu afternoon) is now open for registration. Location: Winthrop Primary Library Limited positions. Registration forms in front office. Contact (0422 286 635 or pingye@live.com.au)
  • Music

    13 November 2016

    Click Here for More information about Music at Winthrop
  • OSHClub

    03 October 2016

    Before and After School Care at Winthrop Primary School https://www.oshclub.com.au/ Please call 1300395735 for more information.
  • 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

    Due to the temporary closure of the uniform shop please complete the attached order form and email to Winthrop.ps@education.wa.edu.au 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 throu...
  • Canteen

    03 October 2016

    Canteen closed until further notice. Due to the current circumstances with COVID-19, Winthrop Primary school canteen decided to hold off future lunch orders immediately until further notice. The canteen apologises for any inconvenience. Regards Jinny Kang (Canteen co-manager)
  • Winthrop Primary Band

    03 October 2016

    Click here for more information about our Music Programme 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 pr...
  • Personal Items Lists 2020 (Book Lists)

    03 October 2016

    2020 Personal Items Lists Kindergarten 2020 Pre-Primary 2020 Year 1 2020 Year 2 2020 Year 3 2020 Year 4 2020 Year 5 2020 Year 6 2020
  • 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:
  • 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...
  • Be The Change

    03 October 2016

    Our school has previously been recognised for the provision of learning programs which contribute to pathways leading to meaningful and externally recognised outcomes beyond school, in particular our classroom Be the Change initiatives. Students giving back Reflective of this focus, we wish to ackno...
  • 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: 8:35 - 8:50am: Monday to Friday Lunch Time borrowing: Monday to Thursday - closed Friday lunchtime 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...
  • EALD/Literacy Support

    03 October 2016

    English Overview - Dashboard 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 sta...
  • 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...
  • Health & Physical Education

    03 October 2016

    HEALTH & WELLBEING FOCUS Health & Wellbeing Overview - Dashboard Protective Behaviours A personal safety program to promote resilience in children addressing empowerment strategies, clear communication, awareness of “safe” behaviours, self-worth, resilience, social skills and other life skills. By t...
  • Science

    03 October 2016

    Western Australian Science Curriculum National Science Week begins next week from the 10th August to the 18th August. There are festivals, and activities available for all to participate in and enjoy. You can find these on the following link Science Week. At Winthrop Primary School we have the "Nitr...
  • Maths

    03 October 2016

    Maths - Dashboard
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 1:1 Device Program

    03 October 2016

    Technology in the Classroom Winthrop Primary School strives to maintain a technology rich school integrating technology into all curriculum areas to enhance teaching and learning. Year 4, 5 & 6 students participate in the 1:1 Device Program using iPads. In 1:1 learning, students use their devices at...
  • 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. New...
  • Gardening News

    03 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School is an accredited Waterwise School as well as an accredited Waste Wise School. These two programs, in association with our Gardening Projects, encourages and educates our students in the concept of recycling waste products to use a fertilizer and mulch to support the growing o...
  • Classrooms - Useful Links

    03 October 2016

    This page is being updated very frequently at the moment. Please feel free to email Jenny Cotham if you have a website that you think others could benefit from. This is the new test update. Home Learning - Content Websites / Apps DoE - Learning at Home Read Theory - Differentiated Comprehension Prod...
  • Our Classrooms

    03 October 2016

    // Map of Winthrop Primary School Campus // Our school is a Connect School. Click on the following link for a user friendly, step by step guide for parents on how to use Connect: Step by Step Guide for Parents If you need assistance with a locked account please Email: katherine.decaprio@education.wa...
  • WPS Independent Public School Review

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School Independent Public School Report As an Independent Public School we engage in a thorough Review Process every three years. Earlier this year, the Reviewers considered our school context, achievements and performance against our Delivery and Performance Agreement and the Schoo...
  • Guidelines

    02 October 2016

    Winthrop Primary School Independent Public School Annual Reports WPS Annual Report 2015 - 2017 WPS Annual Report 2017 WPS Annual Report 2018 WPS Annual Report 2019 Policies & Guidelines Winthrop Primary School has a comprehensive set of policies which are reviewed by staff and the School Board on a...
  • 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 2018 - 2020 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 Our Purpose

    02 October 2016

    Our Vision To be a school which works in partnership with community to support all students in becoming successful learners, confident and creative individuals and active and informed citizens. Our Purpose Winthrop Primary School is committed to providing an inclusive, stimulating and innovative lea...
  • Support Staff

    02 October 2016

    Technical Support & Library: Katy De Caprio - ICT & Resource Officer Annemarie Dembo - ICT & Resource Officer Education Assistants: Renata Adamson - Special Needs Education Assistant Margaret Chua - Education Assistant Sharleene Demmery-Moir - Education Assistant Debbie Doody - Education Assistant B...
  • Teaching Staff

    02 October 2016

    2019 Classroom Teachers: Kindergarten:Lisa Chamberlain, Jan Dunlop, Nicola Flowers Pre Primary:Wanda Mewett, Michele Gartner, Chris Freind, Leigh Savage Pre Primary/Year 1:Deanne Maher, Chris Freind Year 1: Kathleen McCarthy, Annie Chua, Wendy Tweedie, Rita Radici Year 1/2: Katy Moriarty Year 2:Lare...
  • Administration Staff

    02 October 2016

    School Officers: Angela Birmingham Chriss Slape
  • Leadership Team

    02 October 2016

    Principal: Julie Carlson Deputy/Principal: Karina Meldrum Deputy: Simon Dufall Business Corporate Manager: Mool Bhargava
  • Principals' Message

    02 October 2016

    Principals' Message Welcome to Winthrop Primary School, an Independent Public School. We are delighted to be the Principals 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...
  • 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

   03 Jul 2020
   12:00AM
   Last Day of Term
   03 Sep 2020
   12:00AM
   Big Band Bash
   05 Aug 2020
   12:00AM
   Japanese Festival
   04 Aug 2020
   10:30AM - 11:45AM
   MDISSA Cross Country
   27 Jul 2020
   07:00PM - 08:30PM
   P&C Meeting - On Site.
   29 Jun 2020
   07:00PM - 08:30PM
   P & C Annual Finance Meeting

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.

Julie Carlson Principal '18