School HistoryBambara Primary School
Bambara is an aboriginal word meaning forest country. The school logo is representative of trees by water. The school is located in the most northern part of the suburb of Padbury a suburb recognised for its predominance of young families in the early 80’s. The school opened in 1983 by the Honorable Minister for Education, Mr R J Pearce. It is one of three public primary schools in Padbury and the largest with the capacity to enrol up 540 students. Although enrolments have fluctuated over the years due to the existing enrolment numbers the school is classified as a Level 4 school with a Principal and one Deputy Principal.
Bambara Primary School is a ‘local select’ school with enrolment boundaries however all requests for enrolment will be considered and acceptance is dependent on existing numbers in classes.