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About Our School

Yokine Primary School was founded in 1959.  Today, as a vibrant and proactive school, we are proud and excited to be charged with the responsibility of building upon the excellent education reputation that has been established over many years.  In 2011, Yokine Primary School achieved Independent Public School status, creating positive momentum for change and new opportunities across the school.  There is a strong sense of community and tradition, focusing on supporting students' needs academically, socially and emotionally.

Our school is inclusive and embraces its rich multicultural identity.  With over 40 different cultural backgrounds and almost 50% of students with language backgrounds other than English, Yokine Primary celebrates and benefits from this significant diversity.  Children's individual differences are provided for through an inclusive and personalised approach to education, and a commitment to engage with families and the wider community. 

We recognise that parents teach, guide and motivate their children through their learning journey, and contribute significantly to their overall educational success.  Our School Board and Parents & Citizens' Association play important roles and are proactive across our school.  Together we nurture and support students to participate, be considerate, and value the pursuit of knowledge. 

Our school is committed to achieveing excellence through innovative teaching and learning, and an agreed expectation that all staff will collaborate and engage with colleagues as part of a professional learning community.  Staff members are committed to furthering their own professional learning and are supported in pursuing career aspirations.  We work as a team to deliver a curriculum that fosters independent learning and promotes critical and creative thinking.

The school's direction is clearly articulated to achieve a professional learning community where students are successful, teachers are highly effective and parents are partners in their children's education.

 

Yokine Primary School Leadership Team

Principal : Jenny Hirsch

Email: Jennifer.Hirsch@education.wa.edu.au

Associate Principal : Helen Pynes

Email: Helen.Pynes@education.wa.edu.au

Associate Principal : Tina Van Maanen

Email: Christina.VanMaanen@education.wa.edu.au

Learning Support Coordinator : Naomi Matthews

Email: Naomi.Matthews@education.wa.edu.au

 

Administration Team

Manager Corporate Services : Sandy Couper

Email: Sandy.Couper@education.wa.edu.au

School Officers: Julia Crosweller, Rachel Wenham & Gillian Hodge

 

Teaching Staff
 
Kindy Wombats - Mrs Louise Brewster & Ms Jemmia Wales

Email: Louise.Brewster@education.wa.edu.au

Email: jemmia.wales@education.wa.edu.au

Kindy Possums - Mrs Louise Brewster & Ms Jemmia Wales

Email: Louise.Brewster@education.wa.edu.au

Email: jemmia.wales@education.wa.edu.au

Kindy Koalas - Ms Naomi Matthews

Email: Naomi.Matthews@education.wa.edu.au

Pre Primary 1 - Miss Meghan Morton & Ms Hanan Hafza

Email: meghan.morton@education.wa.edu.au

Email: hanan.hafza@education.wa.edu.au

Pre Primary 2 - Mrs Ellen Mackenzie & Ms Elettra Schipp

Email: ellen.mackenzie@education.wa.edu.au

Email: Elettra.Schipp@education.wa.edu.au

Room 2 (Year 1) - Ms Claire O'Malley

Email: claire.omalley@education.wa.edu.au

Room 3 (Year 1 & 2) - Miss Elle Demasi

Email: Elle.Demasi@education.wa.edu.au

Room 4 (Year 2) - Miss Victoria Halvorson

Email: victoria.halvorson@education.wa.edu.au

Room 5 (Year 2) - Miss Jade Eaton

Email: jade.eaton@education.wa.edu.au

Room 7 (Year 3) - Mrs Louise Gibson & Ms Mahalia Forman

Email: Louise.Gibson2@education.wa.edu.au

Email: Mahalia.Davis@education.wa.edu.au

Room 8 (Year 3) - Mrs Emma King

Email: Emma.King@education.wa.edu.au

Room 9 (Year 4) - MrsTiffany Sutherland

Email: Tiffany.Sutherland@education.wa.edu.au

Room 10 (Year 4 & 5) - Mrs Julia Pember & Miss Hanan Hafza

Email: Julia.Pember@education.wa.edu.au

Email: hanan.hafza@education.wa.edu.au

Room 11 (Year 5 & 6) - Mrs Helen Court

Email: Helen.Court@education.wa.edu.au

Room 12 (Year 6) - Miss Courtney Wood

Email: courtney.wood@education.wa.edu.au

Physical Education - Ms Heather Dexter

Email: Heather.Dexter@education.wa.edu.au

Music - Mrs Justine Banning

Email: Justine.Banning@education.wa.edu.au

Japanese - Ms Rebeka Terry

Email: rebeka.terry@education.wa.edu.au

 

Instrumental Music School Service (IMSS)
Flute : Emily Ruddock        
Clarinet : Jacqui Edwick
Classical Guitar : Steven Sutherland

Support Staff: Special Needs Assistants
Pamela Stott                                                 Lynette Fitzpatrick
Carmel Milici                                                 Kim Prast
Sylvana D'Ascenzo

General Education Assistants
Felycia Surya                                               Natasha Tulloch
Cassandra Mune                                          Nicole Lyons
Rowena Letts                                               Jenny Phillips

Library Officer
Julia Crosweller

Support Staff
Grounds: Peter Dalkin & Sharzi Hughes
Cleaners: Janet Sukhawarawet, Jenny Boland & Eduardo Dias

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