Independent Public Schools - a new beginning

A new beginning

Ros Thomas looks at what it means to be an Independent Public School, how parents and the local community are getting involved and the great things that are happening in WA schools.


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WA school leaders join Ivy League

Twenty of Western Australia's best public school principals have been selected to follow in the footsteps of famous Harvard graduates thanks to a unique partnership with the prestigious US university.

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WA children improving on development milestones

New data shows WA Pre-primary children are making better progress in their development on average than their peers across the nation.

Rostrata Primary School Pre-primary and Year 1 teacher Rebecca Peckitt

Early childhood teacher shines on national stage

Hot on the heels of the Rostrata Primary School teacher who reached the world top 10 of the Global Teacher Prize, another teacher from the Willetton school has won a national teaching award.

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Helping your children learn

Find a range of factsheets, booklets and videos for parents.

Lance Hinds with students at Applecross Senior High School

Ace new facilities give students advantage

A $63 million building program at Applecross Senior High School has served up world-class facilities including a new gymnasium, school library, science and home economics learning areas, art block and design and technology block.