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Immaculate Heart College


34 Santa Gertrudis Drive

Lower Chittering WA6084

Tel: 08 9571 8135

Email: angela. e-yiannakis@ihc.wa.edu.au

Website: www.ihc.wa.edu.au/

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Primary

Gender: Coed

Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Early Learning: Yes

Learning Extension: Yes

Welcome to Immaculate Heart College

Immaculate Heart College is an independent co-educational school that commenced in 2012 and that is currently offering classes from Kindergarten to Year 4 and through to Year 6 over the next two years. It is intended that the College will eventually progress through to Year 12 after the primary school has established itself over a number of years. The school is located in the idyllic setting of Lower Chittering surrounded by a peaceful and harmonious natural environment. Presently classes are housed in both temporary buildings and in the new Assembly Hall. All of the classrooms are fully equipped with new furnishings educational resources interactive whiteboards computer stations air conditioning and many other features. Furthermore their outlook to the grassed playing fields and surrounding pastures and hills is second to none! Nature-based play areas are currently under construction lending a further exciting dimension to play at Recess and Lunchtime. Indoor sporting activities and school assemblies take place in the Assembly Hall. A College Canteen will also be in operation soon through the modern kitchen facilities of the Assembly Hall. Other recent developments include a dedicated bus service for the College catering to students from Gingin bindoon and surrounding areas. Building plans for Stage 1 of the permanent primary school building are finalised. It is expected that the Stage 1 will be ready for 2015. Further stages of the building project will then follow. Construction on the Divine Mercy Church adjacent to the school is also well underway whilst the Presbytery and Parish Offices are complete.

Our Curriculum

The College is committed to two focus areas; Academic Excellence and the Catholic Faith. At Immaculate Heart College we offer Phase 1 of the Australian Curriculum (English mathematics science and History) to all students from Pre-primary to Year 4 whilst all of the other Learning Areas are from the Western Australian Curriculum Framework. Our Kindergarten adheres to the Early Years Learning Framework. Within the field of academia we are focusing on improved standards in literacy and numeracy across all year levels brought about through extensive Professional Learning opportunities for our teaching and leadership staff as well as much investment in appropriate teaching and learning resources. Areas of specialty include the teaching of Modern Greek (Languages Education) and one-on-one tuition in Piano (Music Lessons). The College also runs a very successful Tutorial System to help students improve academically socially and spiritually.

Faith & Values

The teaching of the Catholic Faith occurs both in a formal capacity on a daily basis as well as informally through integration and cross-curricula teaching and learning and it involves all members of the College community; students staff as well as the parent body. The Religious Education and Virtues Program of the College is integral to the teaching of the Catholic Faith and Christian values as well as to the way in which behaviour is managed and restorative practice is implemented. In this regard immaculate Heart College is helping to shape and build a strong moral character in each and every child.

Our Community

At Immaculate Heart College we are blessed with a team of very hard working and committed educators and other professionals as well as community members. These include our College Board of Directors and Advisory Council members our teaching and administrative staff and our parent body particularly through the IHC Parents and Friends Association. Furthermore we receive varied and regular support and assistance from our local and wider community including the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) of which we are a member school and the Department of Education Services (DES).

Announcements:

For more information please visit the College’s Website: www.ihc.wa.edu.au

For enrolment enquiries please contact the College’s Principal dr Angela Evangelinou-Yiannakis on (08) 9571 8135 or 0402 400 367 or at angela. e-yiannakis@ihc.wa.edu.au

Enrolments for 2013 and beyond are being taken now as the College plans for further expansion.

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