Beaufort Primary School!
Over its more than one hundred and fifty years of educating the young people of Beaufort and District, Beaufort Primary School has seen many changes. From its early start in 1864 in tents on the goldfields of Fiery Creek - just out of the current township of Beaufort - it evolved to become the bluestone and brick school in Hill Street and, eventually, to the modern building on the Secondary College site in March 2014.
In that time there have been many changes in approaches to teaching and learning as society has changed over the years. We believe we have a responsibility to prepare our students with the skills, confidence and flexibility of thought that will enable them to embrace change and achieve success in an increasingly complex world.
At Beaufort Primary School, we are dedicated to developing students, in partnership with the wider community, so that they excel beyond their own expectation, academically, creatively, socially and emotionally, to have ownership over their future.
We aim to develop in our students:
Beaufort Primary School is committed to an evidence-based approach to teaching and learning; leveraging the results of many decades of educational research to ensure that students are experiencing best practice in the delivery of our teaching and learning program. We also have a responsibility to ensure that our students are discerning and responsible users of technology, fully aware of the possibilities and dangers of internet use and skillful in critically evaluating the programs and information so readily available.
Specialist classes in the Arts, Physical Education, Sustainability, Auslan and STEM are provided to complement class programs.
A range of support and enrichment programs are offered to enhance learning opportunities for students, including our Tutor Learning Initiative, intervention and support programs, swimming programs, athletics carnivals, team sports, camps, excursions and cultural performances.
We have the honour of being a Lead School in the delivery of the Rights, Responsibilities and Respectful Relationships (RR) program, in which teachers are committed to explicitly teaching the skills necessary for positive interpersonal relationships, based on our values of
RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY and SAFETY
All staff members demonstrate a strong commitment to professional learning and are continually updating their knowledge and skills to ensure high quality teaching occurs in every classroom. Teachers work collaboratively in Professional Learning Communities, meeting regularly to plan curriculum, share knowledge and reflect on teaching practices.
Parents and teachers are seen as partners in promoting children’s learning, with parents welcomed and encouraged to take part in a range of school activities.
Now co-located with the Beaufort Early Learning Centre and the Secondary College on the same site, we have have the opportunity to work with our colleagues for high quality, seamless educational provision, catering to the needs of the young people of Beaufort and District from early childhood to adulthood.
We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful place to learn.
Mrs Tameeka Rush