Pastoral Care

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Bambara Primary School is committed to the pastoral care of its students. It aims to provide a safe, inclusive and caring learning environment that supports the physical, social, intellectual and emotional development of each student.

Our pastoral care is underpinned by a positive school climate and a strong Values program. At Bambara Primary School we promote positive attitudes and actions.

Our school office is home to our Values Tree and holds the names of students who have been identified by their teachers and peers to demonstrate through their attitudes and actions the values we encourage and uphold.

At the beginning of each term, families receive a copy of the Values Booklet which outlines the Value promoted for the fortnight. Click on the links below to view our Values Booklets.

Values Booklets


The School Chaplaincy program supports the school’s pastoral care program. The School Chaplain supports the wellbeing of students and the school community in general. This might include support and guidance about ethics, values, relationships and spiritual issues and helping students engage with the broader community. They are part of the school’s pastoral care team. The school Chaplain at Bambara Primary School is available one day a week to support students and their families. Involvement is voluntary and students may self- refer or be referred through the Principal, Teacher or Parent.

Learning Support

The school aims to provide an innovative and collaborative approach with key stakeholders to make a real difference for students at educational risk. Students at educational risk can be identified by any one of the following attributes, low achievement, low progress and/ or classroom behaviour which has a negative impact on academic or social progress. Classroom teachers will develop individual programs for students who have been identified at risk in Literacy or Numeracy. The learning programs will be adjusted to ensure that student progress is incremental. In the course of the term teachers will meet with parents to discuss the individual program and endorse the learning adjustments. The Learning Support Team comprising of Administration (Principal or Deputy Principal), School Psychologist, Classroom Teacher, Chaplain or Allied Health Professionals and Parents will become involved should student fail to make progress. Their role is to ensure successful outcomes for students at educational risks by supporting teachers and working collectively to identify suitable and effective intervention strategies.


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Our School

Bambara Primary School recognises and respects the traditional custodians of our school land.

'Bambara', an Aboriginal word meaning 'forest country', represents our commitment to a unification of community spirit, culture and respect for all.

Our values of community, excellence and harmony are represented by our school logo - a tree by the water.


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30 Gosse Road,
Padbury, WA 6025

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