new school on the block
Comment News – February 5-11, 2002
than 300 children found themselves in unfamiliar classroom
surroundings at Canning Vale’s new $5.2 million Campbell Primary
School when it opened it’s doors on February 4th 2002.
One of three new primary schools to open in WA this semester,
Campbell Primary can accommodate more than 500 students.
Education Minister Alan Carpenter said the completion of Campbell
Primary School was part of a summer holiday building program.
More than $20 million was spent on capital works and maintenance at
Government schools during the break.
”Campbell Primary School, at the corner of Campbell Street and
Comrie Road, has 12 classrooms, three early childhood rooms, two
education support classrooms, library resource centre, art-craft and
music rooms and a dental health unit,” he said.
school is equipped for the provision of the latest in
computer technology, including fire-optic cabling throughout the
The Inaugural principal is Peter Glendenning, previously principal
at Beeliar Primary School.