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Gifted and Talented Programs

Gifted and talented program

 

Your child can discover a world of opportunities in Gifted and Talented Programs.

Applications for for Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 in 2019 are NOW OPEN.

Offered at 18 select public secondary schools, your child will be taught by experienced teachers with specialist knowledge who will develop their talents and help them reach their full potential.

Your child will study with other gifted students and follow a curriculum designed specifically for their needs. They will enjoy a rich learning environment that is challenging and stimulating.

Participating in an academic, arts or languages program means your child will:

Demand for these programs is strong and entry is very competitive.

 

Testing

Testing for Gifted and Talented Programs occurs each year. All applicants for Gifted and Talented Programs need to sit the Academic Selective Entrance Test and may also need to complete combined workshops; auditions; and interviews, depending on the programs they are applying for.

 

Application guidelines

For essential information including the enrolment policy, criteria for entry, application placement process and frequently asked questions download a copy of the Gifted and Talented Programs application guidelines.

 

Applications for for Years 7, 9, 10 and 11 in 2019 are NOW OPEN.

Click HERE to lodge an application for your child.

Applications close Sunday, 11 February 2018.

Late applications will not be accepted.

 

For further information visit the website at

http://www.det.wa.edu.au/curriculumsupport/giftedandtalented/detcms/school-support-programs/gifted-and-talented/application-information/key-dates.en?cat-id=11053931

 

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Communication Forms

The Pingelly Primary School is committed to ensuring there is effective communication between, Staff, Students, Parents and the Community. Below are two communication forms that can be used to express your ideas/request/concerns to either the School Council or direct to the School.

Communication form to address the School Council can be found [ here ]

Communication form to address the School can be found [ here ]

 

When families exit the school, we seek information to identify the primary reason/s to better enable us to identify and address any potential issues families may experience within the Pingelly Primary School community.

Pingelly Primary School Student (Family) Exit Form [here]

 

 

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TERM CALENDAR
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DATE
EVENT
Thursday 19 October T20 Cricket Carnival - Beverley - Yrs 4 - 6
Tuesday 24 October Yr 5/6 Girls Craft Day CWA Pumphreys Bridge CWA
Friday 27 October Wear red - Day for Daniel ~ gold coin donation
Thursday 14 December Last Day Term 4

 

 
QUICK LINKS
Uniforms

Link to the latest school uniform order form can be found [here]

Canteen menu
The P&C Friday Canteen Menu and Roster can be found [here]
P&C

 

 
School Council
      Ian Steel Tara Whitney
President Alyssa Lee   Jane Mills Kylie Turton
Vice President Rheannon Turton   Rebecca Cousins Dan Whitney
Secretary Sheree Blechynden   Kristy Jetta Les Kickett
Treasurer Leanne Watts   Damien Spencer Garry Page
School Council Rep Rebecca Cousins   Rebecca Page Rheannon Turton
      Kristel Steel  
      Adam Watts  

 

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About Pingelly Primary School

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Pingelly Primary School is located approximately 160 kilometres south east of Perth. The school is characterised by attractive gardens, extensive grounds and excellent facilities. Our Kindergarten to Year 6 students are drawn from the wider rural community and from the town itself. Year 7 - 12 students have access to bus runs to Narrogin Senior High School and to Brookton District High School.

The school provides an educational program which meets the particular needs and demands of its rural community. Support staff includes Teachers' Aides and Aboriginal and Islander Education Workers. A strong Pastoral Care system with its close community links provides a secure and caring educational environment.

Nurse and school psychology services are available to support students at the school. The school has an active P & C and School Council.

Pingelly Primary School is committed to being proactive, resourceful and innovative in the area of curriculum responsiveness. We strive to foster a learning environment that enables students to become life-long learners, problem solvers and positive contributors to society.

Early history.

The school has historic value, demonstrating the ascendancy of Pingelly, over Mourambine, as the administrative and service centre of the district.

Physical Description

The original school building was two-roomed and single-storeyed with high-pitched gable roofs with wide timber battened eaves. The roof features vented gable ends, metal roof vents and tall brick corbelled chimneys. The fairfaced brick walls are in stretcher bond.

Quarters were constructed at the same time as the school. The exterior of the building features double-hung sash windows with prominent timber window frames highlighted in white-coloured paint. Double-hung sash windows feature on the south (rear elevation). The windows on the north elevation are shaded by metal awnings. Additions to the school quarters were carried out in 1902. New accommodation for 100 pupils replaced the old building. In 1909, a room was added as a result of increased enrolment. In 1913, a fourth room was added. In 1916, a pavilion classroom was added, and in 1951, two prefabricated rooms were erected and two more rooms were added in 1953. In 1959, a further classroom was added, and in 1960, a classroom and three specialist rooms were also added. Two further rooms were added in 1966. Although the additions are built to match the original building, the additions are clearly evident with their different brickwork, window size and proportions, and different chimney stacks.

History

The small school at Mourambine had provided educational facilities for the children of the district in the early days. In addition to this however, early in 1890, a small school was erected at Pingelly, a temporary structure made completely of iron, neither ceiled or lined and painted with taylorite paint - white finish. This school came under the control of the Mourambine Education Board. The first request made by the Board for a new school was for a building 10'6" high arid 16" thick walls with a verandah attached. This was to replace the school, which was in a very bad condition. A report was made on the matter of a new school and a site opposite the Post Office was suggested. This site was not originally allotted for a school, but after negotiations with the W.A. Land Company, blocks were exchanged and renumbered to suit these proposals. On 26 June 1897, a tender for the construction of the new school was accepted from Mr Quigley for £847 and the building started on 6 August that year. The new school was completed by the end of 1897 and was opened on 20 January 1898 by the Minister for Works. In 1899, a new kitchen was added to the school house. In 1905, a new school reserve No. 9903 of five acres was acquired in Park Street and in 1906, a new two room school and quarters were erected and opened with an enrolment of 77. The old school on lots 81 and 82 was disposed of to the Road Board and was to be used as a Courthouse. In 1909, increased enrolment resulted in the addition of another room and in 1913, when enrolment had climbed to 201, a fourth room was added. In 1916 a pavilion classroom was added and in 1947, when schools were closed at East Popanyinning and Kulyaling, school buses conveyed children from these areas to Pingelly. A 15.25 acre site was acquired for recreational facilities for the children in 1950 and a Manual Training and Home Science Centre was opened. Pingelly became a Junior High School in 1954 with 310 primary and 44 post primary pupils. Further classrooms were added in 1959 and 1960 as class sizes continued to grow. In August 1972, enrolment included 297 primary students and 106 secondary with a staff total of 16. Six buses brought in children from surrounding districts.

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