Department of Western Australia is working with the local Canning
Vale community to build a new primary school.
The new school will relieve pressure of high student numbers
currently attending Canning Vale, Forest Crescent, Huntingdale and
Ranford Primary Schools. After
opening in 2002 with a student population of approximately 200
children, concentrated mainly in the lower years, student numbers
are expected to increase rapidly.
LOCAL INTAKE AREA
The local intake
area for the school encompasses catchment area bounded by Nicholson
Road between Ranford Road and Hughes Street.
Hughes Street, Shreeve Road to Warton Road.
Warton Road between Shreeve and Barrett Street.
Barrett Street between Warton Road and Balfour Street.
Balfour Street between Barrett Street and Ranford Road.
Ranford Road between Balfour Street and Warton Road.
Warton Road and Nicholson Road.
Campbell Road between Nicholson Road and Ranford Road.
Ranford Road between Campbell Road and Nicholson Road.
architects are Loftus Walker Hewitt.
The tender for building the school has been let to Universal
work on the school site at the corner of Comrie and Campbell Roads
commenced in June 2001.
the school includes: administration block, 13 classrooms with
associated activity areas, music room, art and craft room,
library/resource centre, three pre-primary classrooms (2 for
pre-primary children and 1 for kindergarten children), covered
assembly area and canteen, 2 education support unit
classrooms, dental therapy centre and office, landscaping and
ground works, and parking including student drop off and pick up
areas. All school
buildings will have a strong technology focus to enable the
integration of technology into the teaching and learning programs.
BUILDING A SCHOOL COMMUNITY
implementation committee was established in 2001 and included
managing architects, principals and parents of neighbouring schools
and representatives of the Education Department.
At present the Parents and Citizens Association along with
other sub-committees are in the process of developing a school name,
ethos, logo, motto, dress code and arts project.
In the near future sub-committees will be organised to
develop traffic and road safety plans. The involvement of members of the school community will be
and Pre-Primary enrolments for 2002 are now being accepted at
Ranford Primary School, Orkney Crescent, Canning Vale (9456 5255) and at
Canning Vale Primary School, The Ramble, Canning Vale (9455 7500).
eligible for Kindergarten have birth dates between 1st
July 1997 to 30th June 1998.
Children eligible for
Pre-Primary have birth dates between 1st January to 30th
Staff from East
Canning Vale Primary will process formal enrolments for all year
levels, at a later date that is still to be announced.