SCHOOL FACILITIES

Our grounds, building and facilities are well maintained and include:

Art Room

Our Art Room has a roofed outdoor work area and is equipped with art tables, a kiln and an extensive range of equipment.

BBQ Area

Constructed by our Fathers’ Activity Club, the undercover BBQ area is used for various fundraising/social events and for sausage sizzles at the completion of working bees!

Bike Shed

A bike shed is available (entry via McDonald Street) to secure the bicycles of children who ride to and from school.

Canteen

The Canteen provides a lunch order service and over-the-counter sales at recess/play lunch and lunchtime on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

First Aid Room

A First Aid Room is available for administering First Aid for students, staff and on occasions, parents and siblings.

Flexible Learning Environments

All year levels have open learning spaces which allows for flexibility in teaching and learning and we focus on differentiating the Curriculum for each of our students.

Heating and Cooling

All classrooms are individually heated and cooled.

Information Technology

All classrooms (and the Library) are equipped with interactive whiteboards that cater for the many different learning styles of our children. Laptops are timetabled for use by the whole school and are paired with portable hardware such as digital cameras, printers, scanners, video cameras, microphones and webcams. See ICT Program.

Language Room

In our Language Room, students develop Japanese language skills and an understanding of Japanese culture through a variety of activities such as language games, origami, songs, cooking and Japanese video/DVDs.

Library

We have a well-stocked Library with a Public Access System (online catalogue) and an interactive whiteboard.

Multi Purpose Room

We have a large Multi Purpose Room equipped with kitchen and toilet facilities. This room is used for various Specialist Program activities, Lunchtime Programs, Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) and student discos.

Music Room

Our Music Room is fully equipped with an extensive range of instruments to support our Music program.

Office

The Office handles all administrative matters, payments and enquiries. A computer is available at the Office to assist and support families who do not have Internet access at home.

Outside School Hours Care

An Outside School Hours Care program operates in the Multi Purpose Room before and after school -  whole days are offered when the school has a student-free day.

Play Equipment

Our ongoing Playscape Project has created new playgrounds for all year levels to ensure our children have opportunities every day to connect with their natural environment, climb, run, discover, explore, create and imagine. We have various playgounds to cater for all age groups and abilities including:

  • Rope play structure (between the Library and Art Room)
  • Playground equipment (near the Library)
  • Seahorse Cove – ‘shipwreck deck’, balance beams, log rolls, flip bars, bush shops and stepping logs (Wood Street side)
  • Prep playground and sandpit (McDonald Street side)
  • Friendship table (near Art Room)
  • Music garden (between playground equipment and Sports Shed)
  • Climbing equipment (around the oval)

Shade sails and trees provide shade in these areas.

School Grounds

The school grounds provide an aesthetically pleasing learning environment with large open spaces for recreational activities. There is a mix of spaces that cater for both passive and active recreation by students in all year levels and separate areas are set aside for use by junior and senior students. Outdoor seating areas provide the perfect place for students to eat their lunch and enjoy more passive activities. Our Playscape Project and Art Program has brought some fabulous artistic adornment to our school buildings and grounds.

  • Large grassed oval
  • Ashphalt multicourt
  • Synthetic turf court
  • Synthetic grass area
  • Rotunda
  • Rebound wall
  • Asphalt areas

Science Room

Our Science room is used by all classes and the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) component of the BEET Program.

Senior Learning Centre

Our Senior Learning Centre (Year 5 & 6) has six classrooms, library and media facilities together with meeting and student withdrawal spaces.  The classrooms have:

  • ICT enriched components with zones for one to one, small group and large group teaching spaces.
  • Learning spaces that flow from an internal to external learning court and a wet area.
  • Extensive glazing for natural light, visual connectedness and passive supervision.

The library and learning resource centre allows for:

  • Online research and learning
  • Zones for AV editing
  • Resource storage and display
  • Presentation and performance space and
  • Small group project, games and collaborative space

Sports Shed and Equipment

We have a well-stocked sports shed to support the wide range of sporting opportunities that students are exposed to at Beaumaris North Primary School.

Toilets

Toilets are located in the Breezeway at the end of the Prep Learning Centre and at the back of the Art Room.

Undercover Area

Also known as Sherril’s Shed, the large undercover area (located between the two main buildings) is used for whole school assemblies, sporting activities and social events. It also provides cover for our students during recess/play lunch and lunchtime.

Uniform Shop

The Uniform shop (located in the Breezeway), provides good quality, reasonably priced uniforms to our school families.

Wellbeing Centre

The Wellbeing Centre is used for individual counselling and support for students and staff – it contains loads of great resources!