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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

Faction Carnival

FRIDAY – Faction Carnival  8:50am - 10:00am PP - Yr2,  Junior School Team Games/ Relays   10:00am -  Whole...

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Our Events Calendar [The month ahead]

  • Faction Carnival

    08 September 2021

    FRIDAY – Faction Carnival 8:50am - 10:00am PP - Yr2, Junior School Team Games/ Relays 10:00am - Whole School Faction March 10:20am - 11:05am PP - Yr2 Junior School Running Events 11:05am - 12:15am Yr3 - Yr6 Senior School Running Events 1:05am - 3:00pm Yr3 - Yr6 Senior School Team Games/ Relays
  • BOOK FAIR

    23 August 2021

    Book Fair in the Library Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th August Open 8:30 to 9:00am & 2:45 to 3:30pmStudents only - lunchtimes 12:30 to 1:00pm Buy at the Bookfair (cash & eftpos facilities), call the shop on 6142 7996 or order directly online with www.beaufortstreetbooks.com.au for free...
  • DRESS UP PARADE

    19 August 2021

    DRESS UP PARADE: Book Week Monday, 23 August 2021 9:00am undercover assembly area Students, we would love to see you dressed up in this year's Book Week theme of: "Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds" Otherwise, choose a character from your favourite book and bring a copy of your book along on the...
  • Student Voice

    15 March 2021

    At Winthrop Primary School we love to hear what you think. We value what our students think. We want to hear your thoughts, ideas and contributions. You can record what you think and 'have your say' about our school here in this survey. (function(t,e,s,n))(window,document,"script","smcx-sdk");
  • Fathering Project

    29 October 2019

    CAMP OUT - SOLD OUT !! Movie Night & Camp Out! The Winthrop Primary Dads Group are super excited to be organising a Dads & Kids Movie Night & Camp Out at the school on 21/22 November. Give Mum the night off and come along for the Movie only or Movie & Camp Out! Tickets for movie night are still avai...
  • 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

    Please watch the Positive Behaviour Schools video. The next P&C meeting will take place Tuesday 20th April 2021 - 7pm in the school Staff Room. We would love to see you there and hear your views. If you have any questions or just want to find out more about the P&C and what we do, please let us know...
  • 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.
  • Commonwealth School Banking

    03 October 2016

    Commonwealth Bank Youthsaver Bank Account - every Wednesday 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 with an opportunity to make deposits into their...
  • Parent Information

    03 October 2016

    The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) takes place every year. For more information please click on the following link: NCCD Fact Sheet The NCCD is a collection that...
  • 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

    UNIFORM SHOP WEBSITE - Please click here to order online and for more information. 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 Asso...
  • 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 2021 (Book Lists)

    03 October 2016

    2021 Personal Items Lists Kindergarten 2021 Pre-Primary 2021 Year 1 2021 Year 2 2021 Year 3 2021 Year 4 2021 Year 5 2021 Year 6 2021
  • 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: Yr 6 Interm Swimming C...
  • 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

    Click here to access the 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

    School Boundary Map (pdf) Click here to view the Winthrop Primary School Boundary map (Google My Maps - google.com). Map of Winthrop Primary School:
  • 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 our school motto. Staff embed it and 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 fut...
  • 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 WPS Annual Report 2020 Policies & Guidelines Winthrop Primary School has a comprehensive set of policies which are reviewed by staff and...
  • 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

    The Winthrop Primary School Business Plan is being 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 academic and non-academic areas and details the strategies and monitoring...
  • 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

    Teacher Spotlight Irene Ong - Japanese Specialist Why did you decide to become a teacher? The economic downturn at the end of my undergraduate business degree was a blessing in disguise as I found jobs were hard to come by. Upon good parental advice I completed a Graduate Diploma in teaching and fou...
  • Administration Staff

    02 October 2016

    Manage Corporate Services: Mool Bhargava School Officers: Marie Hamilton Chriss Slape Chaplin: Joyce Barratt School Psychologist: John Thompson
  • Leadership Team

    02 October 2016

    Principal: Karina Meldrum Deputy Principal: Simon Dufall & Michael Gulberti Manager Corporate Services: Mool Bhargava Leadership Spotlight Simon Dufall - Deputy Principal Why did I decide to become a teacher? I have always wanted to be a teacher and I didn’t consider anything else. I taught my siste...
  • 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

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  • Fathering Project

    Fathering Project

    CAMP OUT - SOLD OUT !!    Movie Night & Camp Out!   The Winthrop Primary Dads Group are super...

  • P & C

    P & C

    Please watch the Positive Behaviour Schools video. The next P&C meeting will take place...

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