Gingin District High School

GDHS logo

Daw Street

Gingin WA 6503

Telephone: 08 9575 5300

Website: www.gingin.wa.edu.au

The Gingin community regards highly the value and significance of education.  Gingin District High School is located within the town, and as a District High School caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10.  Gingin District High School services a large geographical area with a catchment area that includes the localities of Lancelin, Guilderton, Muchea, Regan's Ford and parts of the Shire of Chittering.

The school's vision is: “to lead in the provision of education within the community through provision of a relevant curriculum that embraces a balance between academic achievement and citizenship. The school endeavours to create an uplifting positive environment where all students, staff and community members feel a sense of belonging.  The school works collaboratively to provide opportunities for all to reach their full potential celebrates achievements with pride.

The teaching staff are dedicated in their work and professional in their approach. The administration team includes the Principal, the Associate Principal, Deputy Principal Senior Schooling, Deputy Principal Middle Schooling and Deputy Principal Early Childhood, as well as our Registrar.

Gingin District High School takes pride in our Kindergarten to Year 12 programs, nurturing our students throughout their school life. There are currently about 420 students enrolled at the school, including approximately 120 secondary students. Our vision is for an inclusive school where every child is able to reach their potential in a collaborative and productive environment.

Our school was established as a District High School in 1964, although the history of education in the Gingin area is much older than that. We enrol students from a wide geographical area. The catchment area includes the localities of Lancelin, Regan's Ford, Bindoon, Muchea and Guilderton. Many children arrive at school after a long bus ride, so our school Breakfast Program is a program for all students, even if they have already had breakfast before they left home.

School buses are well maintained and supervised. Bus drivers provide regular information and communication to parents and the school. Your family may be eligible for transport assistance for travel to and from your school bus stop.The school has a very supportive community, including support from local businesses and the Shire Council.

 

Our Student Council plays a major role in the management of student issues for the school. Through a partnership with the Gingin Shire the Student Council meet in the Shire Chambers under the guidance of the Chief Executive Officer. Our Parents and Citizens' Association works constantly with the school to improve school programs and the school environment. We would like to invite you to be a member of our P&C committee. Please contact the school or the P&C president directly. 

Our administration team includes the Principal, the Associate Principal, Deputy Principal Senior Schooling, Deputy Principal Middle Schooling, and Deputy Principal Early Childhood, as well as our Business Manager. Our School Council consists of parents, staff members and community members and is the decision making group for the school. Parents may nominate to be members of the School Council. Please speak to the school for details.

The School Information Handbook is available from the school’s website: www.gingin.wa.edu.au/.

 

Lancelin Primary School

 

 Lancelin school logo

53 Gingin Road

Lancelin WA 6044

Telephone: 08 9655 1077

 

The Lancelin Primary School is situated on the coast 120 kilometres north of Perth. The school caters for children from the town of Lancelin and the surrounding communities of Seaview Park, Ledge Point, Ocean Farms, Seabird and Redfield Park.

The school opened in 1960. While the original school now houses the pre-primary, additions to the school have included a four-classroom teaching block and a purpose built library resource centre which opened in 2002. Other features include a covered assembly area and well maintained ovals and gardens. The school caters for about 130 students from Kindergarten to Year 7.

The Lancelin community services the local rock-lobster fishing industry and tourism. Other industries include mining and various forms of agriculture. With the ocean on one side and the dunes the other, the area caters for many recreational activities including surfing, wind-surfing, fishing and off-road vehicles.

Lancelin Primary School has in place programs to support both literacy and numeracy development. A key feature is the occupational health therapy and speech therapy access that is available to students through the school. Current priorities include pastoral care, reading and numeracy. The 'Getting It Right' numeracy strategy is supporting our numeracy priority. Indonesian is taught by video conferencing through the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE). Classrooms all have at least four fully networked computers to allow ICT to be integrated into classroom activities. An Environmental Plan has been implemented and students are involved in many different environmental projects, including the revegetation of Lancelin Island and the Lancelin townsite foreshore.

Lancelin Primary School is actively involved in community events. Examples of this in 2006 have included the annual SeaWeek celebration, local Landcare initiatives and Marine Debris surveys. Staff welcome parent and community involvement in the learning programs offered at the school. An active Parents' & Citizens' Association and School Council ensure school decision making is enhanced through consultation with parents, community and staff. The school supports and co-ordinates the Active After School Communities Project which involves coaching and active participation in a variety of sports.

The Lancelin school community is proud of its achievements and its ability to meet the educational, social and emotional needs of all students.

 

Day Care - Gingin

Gingin Early Learning Centre

 

18 Fraser Street, Gingin WA 6503

Telephone: 08 9575 3360

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Family owned and operated centre providing high quality care and delicious healthy meals.

Caring for children of all ages from 6 weeks, and includes vacation care and a fantastic pre-kindy class for children from 3 years and above.

School drop-offs and pick-ups available.

For more information contact Kristy on 9575 3360.