Gingin District High School
Gingin WA 6503
Telephone: 08 9575 5300
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 school provides a comprehensive curriculum for all year levels. Literacy and numeracy are the major aspects of the curriculum in Early Childhood and Primary classrooms, and secondary programs focus largely on broadening the development of skills across the curriculum including in specialised learning areas. The school’s Literacy Plan and Numeracy Plan have led to high levels of achievement over the past three years, with Gingin District High School performing as well as or better than other schools across the state. Secondary students who have been at the school until Year 10 have achieved outstanding results in Year 11 and 12, with some achieving subject awards and school awards, and most going on to a successful university career or a quality trade traineeship.
There are currently 400 students enrolled at the school, including 130 secondary students.
The school has an active Parents and Citizens' Association which works constantly with the school to improve our programs and environment. The School Council is the decision making body for the school, and has staff, parent and community representatives, including a representative from the Shire of Gingin.
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.
The thirteen-member Student Council plays an important role in the management of student issues for the school. Through a partnership with the Shire of Gingin the student council meets in the Shire Chambers under the guidance of the Chief Executive Officer.
The school has established links with the Gingin Gravity Discovery Centre, assisting with the development of this project and participating in a number of shared educational programs.
Secondary students have an opportunity to participate in the District High School Country Week program in term 3 of each year. Other educational excursions are organised by individual classes throughout the year.
A School Band program is available at the school through the School of Instrumental Music. Students from Years 5 and above are eligible to join the band as well as receive individual instrumental tuition.The School Information Handbook is available from the school’s website: http://www.gingin.wa.edu.au/.
Lancelin Primary School
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.
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
18 Fraser Street
Gingin WA 6503
Telephone: (08) 6267 0227
Caring for children aged from 6 weeks. Open from 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday.
Nutritionally balanced meals. Early learning programs. Family owned centre with caring staff.