News & Events

  • 20 May, 2022

    2025 Enrolment

    Ashburton Drive Primary School is now accepting enrolment applications for 2025. Enrolment application forms can be collected from the front


Welcome to Ashburton Drive Primary School

Established in 1986, Ashburton Drive Primary School is located in Gosnells, a south-eastern suburb of Perth. The school is built upon historic farming land with a diverse wetlands located adjacent to the school. Abundant wildlife provides numerous opportunities for sustainable learning. The Western Australian Positive Behaviour Support (WA PBS) birds were chosen as they reflect our connection to this environment. Our community has approximately 555 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Staffed with a Principal, 2.4 Deputy Principals, 26 Teachers and numerous other support staff members including Education Assistants, Clerical Officers, Cleaners and a Gardener.

The Ashburton Drive Primary School motto is ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’ and the school song is, ‘You Can Do It’. A friendly, positive school tone with a strong emphasis on teaching and encouraging students who uphold the school values is driven by the WA PBS program.

Facilities at the school are modern and well maintained; purpose-built classrooms cater for a Science laboratory, STEM area, music room and Technologies room. Students have access to interactive whiteboards, laptops and iPads. The school delivers core curriculum programs following the WA curriculum standards. Specialist staff are employed to deliver AUSLAN, Music, Physical Education, Wellbeing programs, Breakfast Club, Personal Best Club, Drumbeat, Choir, Puppets and Clowns and specialised instrumental programs. Our school also offers pastoral care programs including, Boys Club and Rainbows as well as extension programs such as PEAC.

The staff at Ashburton Drive Primary School are a mixture of experienced teachers at the school and new appointees. A range of expertise in a variety of areas is offered by staff which provides a richness to students through curriculum delivery and professional teaching skills.

The school offers

  • Music specialist teacher
  • Physical Education specialist teacher
  • Science specialist teacher
  • AUSLAN specialist teacher
  • Technologies specialist teacher

Our school vision is to create “A dynamic, inclusive learning community striving for excellence.” We are committed to making our school a great place for everyone. We are proud of our history and our diverse community and we look forward to doing our best for our students and their families. Our school motto of “Dream, Believe, Achieve” echoes our quest to provide quality education. I believe that communication is a key to our ability to work together as a community and we aim to provide as much information to you. Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any questions.