- Twenty-nine successful schools will commence Semester 2, 2020 as Independent Public Schools taking the total number to 610 in Western Australia
- Five brand new schools are scheduled to open as IPS in 2021
- The eighth intake of IPS since 2009
Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery today revealed the names of schools set to become Independent Public Schools (IPS) in Western Australia in Semester 2, 2020.
Twenty-nine schools make up the eighth intake of IPS and include 15 metropolitan schools and 14 regional schools spanning the Goldfields, Kimberley, Mid-West, South-West and Wheatbelt.
Among the successful schools are 21 primary schools and an education support centre.
There are now 610 Independent Public Schools including the 29 schools announced today.
Five brand new schools opening in 2021 are scheduled to open as Independent Public Schools. These schools are Sunningdale Primary School, Brabham Primary School, Southern River Primary School, Harrisdale North Primary School and Baldivis South Primary School.
Becoming an Independent Public School provides an opportunity to build on existing school and community partnerships.
The list of the latest Independent Public Schools is attached.
Comments attributed to Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery:
"The Independent Public School program draws on the strong relationships schools have with their local communities and gives them the autonomy to make decisions that best suit their students, staff and families."
"I am pleased to announce that among the latest Independent Public Schools intake, are schools from across the State - from the Kimberley to the South-West."
Minister's office - 6552 5700
New Independent Public Schools - Semester 2, 2020
- Allanson Primary School (near Collie)
- Anzac Terrace Primary School, Bassendean
- Balcatta Primary School
- Bayswater Primary School
- Braeside Primary School, Katanning
- Brunswick Junction Primary School
- Carnarvon Community College
- Clifton Park Primary School
- Coogee Primary School
- Dardanup Primary School
- East Kimberley College
- Forrestfield Primary School
- Geraldton Primary School
- Gingin District High School
- Harvey Primary School
- Herne Hill Primary School
- Hillcrest Primary School, Bayswater
- Kenwick School
- Lathlain Primary School
- Narrogin Senior High School
- Northam Senior High School
- Northampton District High School
- Nulsen Primary School, Esperance
- South Thornlie Primary School
- Walliston Primary School
- Waroona District High School
- West Leeming Primary School
- Woodlupine Primary School, Forrestfield
- Yarloop Primary School