It has been my very great privilege to have been Principal of Iramoo PS since 1997. I am very proud of the fact that our school has provided outstanding education for local children since it was established in 1978. Iramoo has a tradition of promoting student excellence in literacy, numeracy, physical education/sports and all areas of the arts. The school currently also provides students with specialised classes in Science, Spanish language and Information & Communication Technology including a 1:1 iPad program for all students from Years 4 -6.
Iramoo has a population of approximately 775 students and there is currently such a high demand for student placement that enrolments are restricted to students who live within the immediate neighborhood area only. This allows our school to maintain relatively small class sizes with a current average of approximately 24 students per grade arranged in 32 single year level classes from Prep to Year 6. Iramoo is a richly diverse community where students develop strong intercultural understanding, tolerance and respectful relationships with others. Each year our stakeholder surveys show very clearly that our students, staff and parents hold the school in very high regard and our student achievement data shows excellent learning growth in all areas.
Our school is extremely well resourced and has modern buildings and grounds that are maintained to a high standard. Iramoo’s very well presented classrooms and impressive external environment have been greatly enhanced by major landscaping works in recent years providing students with six adventure playgrounds in addition to several very attractive outdoor learning and passive recreation areas.
The purpose of Iramoo Primary School is to create an environment in which children thrive and all available human and physical resources are devoted to this goal. I am very proud of our school and the people in it and consider myself a fortunate Principal indeed.