Calingiri is a small Wheatbelt town situated 140 kilometres from Perth. Calingiri Primary School opened in 1917. Currently 29 students are enrolled.
The main school building consists of three classrooms, administration, storage and a staff room. A new school library and ICT learning area was completed in January 2011. All buildings are air conditioned. The school has four storage sheds, a toilet block and a large undercover area. The grounds are maintained, with cricket nets, age appropriate playground equipment and a basketball court.
The school is well resourced with the P&C actively supporting the delivery of excellent learning programs. Technology is used extensively and students have access to desktop computers in the classroom and library. Delivery of the Languages program in French is through classroom teachers with the use of a wide variety of additional resources.
Students are provided with many opportunities to participate in a wide variety of activities in all aspects of the curriculum including incursions, excursions and clinics. Students in Year 5-6 also attend a bi-annual camp.
The school flexibly structures classes to ensure optimal outcomes for students. Three full time classes operate: Kindergarten to Pre-Primary; Years 1-2; and Years 3-6. Students at Calingiri Primary School are encouraged to develop through a nurturing culture that focuses on fostering a passion for “Learning for Life”.