Adam Road Primary School was opened on 6 February 1967 with 78 Year 1 and 2 children. The school became an Independent Public School in 2011, providing greater flexibility and a fresh approach to teaching and learning.
Adam Road Primary School is situated on the corner of Adam Road and Hotchin Street, Bunbury. The school is serviced by a comprehensive bus service and cycle ways.
The school enrols children within the following boundaries:
North – South of the extension of West Road and Goldsmith Street from the ocean to Bussell Highway.
East – The centre of Bussell Highway
South – The centre of Hudson Road
West – The ocean
Adam Road Primary School caters for children from Kindergarten to Year 7. The current student population is approximately 520 children, led by a Head Boy and Girl with an elected Student Council.
Adam Road Primary’s School Board consists of staff, parents and community members. The School Board is involved in regular meetings and decision making processes designed to benefit the school.
The Adam Road Primary School uniform is worn with pride, builds school spirit and creates unity and equity amongst students.
The school colours are royal blue polo shirts, jumpers and jackets with the school logo and royal or navy blue shorts, skirts and tracksuit pants.
Students are required to wear enclosed shoes for their safety and to be able to fully participate in all school activities.
A wide-brimmed hat in school colours is compulsory for all children when outside.
All school uniform items are available through the school uniform shop
Adam Road Primary School is fortunate to be built on large grounds with a wide range of facilities. Our school shares a large oval with the adjacent Newton Moore Senior High School, has a new and well-equipped undercover area, and has numerous other play areas.
Adam Road Primary School operates a computer laboratory to promote the use of technology and has a specialist art and music room. We have a brand new library and now have a new on-site Kindergarten that opened in 2012.
Adam Road Primary School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment. We promote respect across the school community and encourage positive decision making within students.
Adam Road Primary School is a Choose Respect school, regularly encouraging and promoting the definition that respect is to treat with care and consideration.
The program, 123 Magic, is utilised across the school to discourage the recurrence of inappropriate behaviour through a tiered warning system for students.
Adam Road Primary School has a strong student support network incorporating a school psychologist, nurse and on-site Dental Therapy Centre.
The school Psychologist attends Adam Road Primary School on a weekly basis. Students are referred through teachers and administration, however parents may wish to seek the advice of the school Psychologist and can do so through the Bunbury District Office.
The school nurse visits on a needs basis, conducting health screening programs for students and liaising with teachers as a resource on health education.
The Dental Therapy Centre, staffed by dental therapists, is attached to the school and provides a free dental service for all students. Enrolled children have their teeth checked regularly and necessary treatment is carried out. Parents are kept informed of the treatment plan through the updating of forms.
Visit the Schools Online website http://det.wa.edu.au/schoolsonline/home.do for Adam Road Primary School’s latest Annual Report.
Adam Road Primary School’s Business Plan 2011-2014 provides an overview of the school’s purpose, vision and values whilst detailing its priorities and the strategies for achieving these. Click on the link below to view the Business Plan.