Ballajura Primary School is located in the north eastern suburbs of Perth. The school was opened in 1989 and currently caters for 740 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Enrolments continue to increase due to the school’s reputation for quality education, a focus on explicit teaching practices and high academic expectations. The school prides itself on being culturally diverse.
The school is of modern design and has outstanding facilities, which provide a stimulating environment for students, staff and the community. At present, the school has five teaching areas encompassing an Early Childhood Education Centre (K-P), Junior Primary (1-2), Middle Primary (3-4), Senior Primary (5-6) and a Specialist Teaching Block. All teaching areas are air-conditioned, have wireless internet access and are networked to the school’s computer systems. All classes are equipped with interactive whiteboards that greatly enhance course content and enables integration of a wide range of material into lessons. The school has a newly refurbished administration building, staffroom and boardroom.
Furthermore, the school has a purpose built drama room, new library, new science room and purpose built uniform shop. The school has a modern dental clinic located on the grounds. Core facilities including the administration, classrooms, library, art, music, drama, canteen, uniform shop and the covered assembly area are easily accessible and designed for a modern teaching paradigm.
The school has full size ovals for students to access during school hours and a community library and pool within easy walking distance. The school’s grounds combine lush gardens, lawns and modern play equipment which reflect the school’s charter of providing staff and student facilities of the highest calibre.