Dunsborough Primary News

Schools throughout Australia and worldwide are increasingly recognizing the need to address bullying, resilience, social skills and self-esteem. Our school will continue to implement the Friendly Schools & Families Program in 2015 to ensure we remain a ‘Friendly School’. This program is based on six years of rigorous scientific research…
Vehicle access to Dunsborough Primary at pick up and drop off times is a challenge. Unfortunately with the school growing in numbers, congestion will get worse at these times. We can also expect in the near future that we will lose parking access to vacant properties on Turner Street and…
September 11, 2013 Written by

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September 06, 2013 Written by

Faction Athletics Carnival

Our Faction Athletics Carnival is rapidly approaching and all year levels are currently having their selection trials. These trials are used to place students in their divisions for the sprint race and select students for Long Jump, Over arm Throw and 300m races. Final selections will be based on the…
September 04, 2013 Written by

21st Century Learning

Since mid 2012 Dunsborough Primary School has been conducting a trial in regards to the use of Apple iPads within classes. At present our school owns 74 iPads that are used predominantly with our K – 3 classes. As a result of this trial the school has found that: Apple…
September 03, 2013 Written by

School Learning Journeys

All parents should have received, or will be receiving shortly, an invitation to come up to school and join their child in a class learning journey before the end of this term. The purpose of this activity is to allow children to show Mum and Dad some of the many…
There has been a lot of media focus in recent days about the new school funding model and cuts to school budgets.  It is difficult to precisely measure the extent of the changes for our school, but the total comparative reduction in funds is around $270 000 for 2014. This…
August 28, 2013 Written by Louisa Chapman

Mountain Biking Program – Active After School Term 4

In recognition that mountain biking is a fantastic family and nature based activity and to use the fantastic resource that we have adjacent to the school. The Cape Mountain Bikers and Dunsborough Primary School are putting the together an Active After Schools Mountain Bike program for Term 4. For this…
August 28, 2013 Written by Louisa Chapman

School Cross Country

Congratulations to all the Year 1-7 students who competed in the School Cross Country last week. It was wonderful to see so many students completing the courses so quickly – their training certainly paid off. The feedback on the new courses was very positive with some Year 7 students heard…
The following is a list of class photos missing from our archives. If you have a copy of these photos we would love to scan them. The only Pre Primary photos we have are for 1985 and 1987. 1980     No official class photos appear to have been taken…
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DPS Solar Panel Project - Video

We are excited to be able to show you the completion of our  School's Solar Panel Project in the short video below. Prou... Read more


Kindy 2020 Enrolments now open

Kindy 2020 Enrolments are now open.  If you childs date of birth falls between and including the 1st July 2015 to 30 Ju... Read more


Maggie Dent-From the Sandpit to Adulthoo…

Our Lady of The Cape Primary School Dunsborough is hosting Maggie Dent on Tuesday 12th February 2019  7.30pm Tickets $... Read more

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Dunsborough Primary School

Dunsborough Primary School is an Independent Public School located in one of Western Australia’s premier holiday locations, 240 km south of Perth. Dunsborough Primary School has an experienced staff who are committed to achieving the school’s vision and providing a high standard of education for all students.

Primary Class Times

Kindy 8.40 am – 2:55 pm
Primary & Pre Primary
School Commences 8.55 am
Morning Session 8:55  – 11:05 am
RECESS 11.05 – 11:25 am (20 mins)
Mid Session 11:25 am – 12:55 pm
LUNCH 12.55 - 1.40 pm (45 mins)
PP Afternoon 1:40 pm – 3:00 pm
Primary Afternoon 1:40 pm – 3:10 pm