School News

Coolbinia engages in Two-way Science

Coolbinia Primary is participating in the Department of Education's Two-way Science initiative, which brings together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scientific understandings with Western science methodologies. A video produced by CSIRO and the WA Department of...

read more

Women in Leadership Finalist – Dr Elaine Lewis

We are proud to announce that Dr Elaine Lewis has been selected as a one of four finalists in Director General’s Women of Achievement Award. A statement released by our Director General Lisa Rogers acknowledges; Dr Elaine Lewis for her work as a prominent leader in...

read more

Computer Programming with Grok Learning

Coolbinia PS is continuing to invest in an annual school subscription to a Coding website called Grok Learning (soon to be rebranded as Grok Academy in 2021). About Grok Learning Grok (verb): to understand intuitively or by empathy. Grok Learning is a team of...

read more

Our Social Handprint – what we are doing

The Social Handprint refers to all the ways our school is working to increase wellbeing, social and cultural sustainability. Coolbinia PS supporters these key features in the following ways; Student & Staff Wellbeing The school is committed to enhancing the...

read more

Coolbinia Virtual Bushland Tour – 360 degree photography

Our Year Six students are currently developing a virtual tour through our bushland trail. When this is completed there will be a link to it on this page. For now see below a few of the 360 degree photos taken which will be included in the finished tour. [gallery...

read more
Cross Curriculum Highlights for 2020

Cross Curriculum Highlights for 2020

Teachers across the school embed the three cross-curriculum priorities - Aboriginal, Asian and Sustainability - into their class programs. In addition to these learning experiences, the following aspects of the cross-curriculum priorities are whole school initiatives....

read more
Outdoor Classroom in Our Bushland

Outdoor Classroom in Our Bushland

View the fabulous Dept of Education video illustrating the learning experiences of our students in the school bushland:  Click here please. Digital Technologies, Biological Science and Sustainability are all featured.  Congratulations and thanks to the students, staff...

read more

A taste of the Bushland Trail experience

Zamia Palm https://youtu.be/EcyMghqbGVg Moodja  https://youtu.be/MbSEtN4n5EQ Balga https://youtu.be/-HEQf2LV7u0 Banksia https://youtu.be/QZsGzTfJr5c Jarrah https://youtu.be/oQb13nkHdEE Bushland and Bushfire  https://youtu.be/pGewCPgbCxE Bushland Landscape...

read more
Grok Learning for 2020

Grok Learning for 2020

Coolbinia PS is continuing to invest in an annual school subscription to a Coding website called Grok Learning for 2020. About Grok Learning Grok (verb): to understand intuitively or by empathy. Grok Learning is a team of educators and software engineers who want to...

read more

Connect – Online Communication

Connect is a secure, web based communication system developed and maintained by the Department of Education. It provides teachers, students and parents with secure access to a collaborative online learning environment via the internet. Coolbinia Primary School uses...

read more
Bush Trail Opening Day Success

Bush Trail Opening Day Success

The whole school community, parents and special guests joined Mort and Vivienne Hansen in our Yarning Circle for the official opening of the Coolbinia Bush Trail on Friday 30th August. The celebration began with a heartfelt rendition of Wandjoo by the students and...

read more
Understanding the WA school curriculum

Understanding the WA school curriculum

A new website has been designed to help parents and community members better understand the Western Australian school curriculum. The new website developed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority, can be accessed by visiting www.scsa.wa.edu.au and clicking on...

read more