Our Lady of the Cape Catholic Primary School
Our Lady of the Cape Catholic Primary School is a Catholic co-educational primary school with 280 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 that was established in 1996. The school now has full single stream facilities catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6.
The school is committed to providing excellence in educational curriculum. The ongoing implementation of the Curriculum Framework and now the implementation of the Australian National Curriculum is a school priority and involves instruction in Religious Education as well as all other key learning areas. A strong emphasis is placed on the acquisition of all aspects of Literacy and Numeracy skills in all grades. Emphasis is also placed on the performing arts areas at Our Lady of the Cape, where student's are involved in the Bunbury Eisteddfod, providing an opportunity for choirs and soloists to participate at an elite level.
Our Lady of the Cape Primary School caters for all students by also providing:
- A Literacy Support Programme for students identified as at risk.
- In-class learning extension support.
- A Music Programme (Recorder and Guitar).
- 1:1 iPad programme for students in Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6.
- Indonesian Language Studies, Pre-Primary to Year 6.
- A Sports Specialist.
- Digital Learning Team.
Since 2013 Our Lady of the Cape Primary School the students in Years 4, 5 & 6 have been using 1:1 iPads with a parent funded iPad Programme. The school also provides the student's access to classroom desktop computers, iPads and laptops across all year levels.
The establishment of our school was made possible through the financial support provided by St Joseph’s Parish, Busselton and the commitment of the Dunsborough Faith Community. The school is managed on a local level by the Our Lady of the Cape, Dunsborough, Catholic School Board.