Message from Administration

Dear Parents and Caregivers

Thank you for your support and engagement throughout this long, but highly successful term. Research overwhelming recognises the effect size that increased learner agency has on improved academic, social and emotional outcomes. It has been fabulous to witness the level of engagement and improved learning behaviours and relationships across the cohorts as the term progressed. 

Our proactive P&C’s planned contributions to the grounds master plan will continue over the holiday break. Three shade trees will be planted: two in the quad and one on the oval, providing shade and improving the school’s aesthetics.  

The Town of Cambridge’s survey regarding the mural on the Grantham Street underpass is closed and you voted for a new mural. We look forward to our students engaging in this project towards the end of the year. 


School Board: 

The School Board meets in week 3 and 8 every term. Annually we hold an open Board meeting and invite all community members to attend. 

The 2024 open Board meeting will be held at 5:45pm on Tuesday 3rd September in the library. At this meeting we will present the school’s 2024 NAPLAN and On-entry data and report against the improvement targets of the school’s 2023-2025 Business Plan. We hope you can join us and develop a deeper understanding of how student data informs targets and strategy. Please note all data is de-identified and not individual student specific. 

At the last meeting we looked at the P&C’s WhatsApp guidelines and reviewed the Privacy policy. Actions arising: the P&C parent group WhatsApp communication guidelines were endorsed, and a detailed list of Third-Party providers collated and available to parents on the school website. 


School Planning 2025: 

We are currently planning for the 2025 school year including recruitment, additional programs and services, resources and learning environment improvements. 

If your children are currently in Kindergarten – Year 5, and will not be returning to Wembley in 2025, please inform us by email at 

Kindergarten enrolments are open for  2025. If your child is born between 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 they are eligible to enrol for 2025. Please find your enrolment application on the school website and forward it to, before 19 July 2024. 

Current Kindergarten students going into Pre-primary in 2025 will receive applications for enrolment from our office in Term 3.


Highlights of the past fortnight have included Public speaking finals, interschool winter sports, PP- Year 3 Edu-dance, the school disco and crazy hair day. 


Wishing all families, a safe and restful holiday. We look forward to seeing you all at the Edu-dance concerts next week, and back, ready for Term 3 on Monday 15 July. 


In the spirit of learning and community connection. 

Donna Snow 


The Australian Government School Student Broadband Initiative (SSBI)

The Federal Government is offering free home internet for eligible families with school-aged students until 31 December 2025. 

To be eligible, families must: 

  • have no active broadband service 
  • have a device capable of accessing the internet 
  • live in premises where they can access a standard NBN service 
  • have a child living at home who is enrolled in an Australian school. 

The free broadband starts from the day the service is activated with a participating internet provider. Families will not be placed on a paid service by the internet provider at the end of the free service without consent. 

For more information and a list of participating internet providers, visit NBN Co School Student Broadband Initiative or call 1800 626 269. 

If you think you are eligible and want to self-nominate for the free broadband offer: 

  • call the National Referral Centre on 1800 954 610 (Monday to Friday, 10 am to 6 pm Australian Eastern Daylight-saving Time) 
  • visit the School Student Broadband Initiative website. 

Reflections on Science – Year 5

The Year 5s have been studying the reflection of light in physical science with Mrs Webber. They were able to describe reflection by learning about its two imperative laws, used their understandings to reflect the light onto the target in their mirror maze. 

Taylor’s Assessment

Our school wellbeing dog, Taylor, completed his annual temperament and school suitability assessment last week. He passed with top marks and will continue happily working at Wembley Primary. Taylor was assessed on a range of things including body language and stress, sound sensitivity, interactions with staff and students, classroom behaviour, walking in school grounds and resource guarding (ensuring he is not possessive of food or toys). The assessor specifically commented that he was very impressed with Wembley students who demonstrated they have learnt to ask permission to pat and to be gentle and calm. Taylor also received his first CARES award thanks to a student nominating him for showing excellent courtesy and respect while listening to public speaking speeches in the classroom.

Public Speaking Competition

Years 1-6 Students had the opportunity to present a short speech to their class, followed by semi finals across each cohort.  Students were judged on how they engaged the audience, clear articulation, with an informative topic.  The winners from each year level will present their speech at the next assembly on Thursday 27 June at 2.30pm in the undercover area.

Year 1:

1st Max M

2nd Leonardo S

3rd Arion S and Max D

Year 2:

1st Megan C

2nd Louisa M

3rd Eleonor Caballos S

Year 3:

1st Jade G

2nd Niamh F

3rd Caelan P

Year 4:

1st Abigail W

2nd Lucien M

3rd Henry C

Year 5:

1st Raphael S

2nd Sophie S

3rd Olivia R

Year 6:

1st Curtis C

2nd Daniel M

3rd James K

Crazy Hair Day

Bebras Computational Challenge

Congratulations to all students who participated in the first round of the Bebras Computational Challenge. Bebras is a fun and engaging computational thinking challenge for students in Years 3 to 12. It is an international challenge that involves over 2.9 million students from 60 countries.  Wembley PS has participated in the challenge for the past 5 years.

The following results are from Years 4-6.

Lisa Evans

Instructional Coach (Mon-Thurs)


Year 4

Joseph B

Lucien M

Ella R

Liam H

Rose L

Heidi M

Niranjana M

Charlie B

Jess R

Deki T

Evie W

Ujjaini S

Henry M

Samten W

Henry SJ

Edward B

Chester D

Angus T

Nirav K

Bryant F

Andrew T

Theia M

Archie P

Grayson M

Abigail W

Year 5

Patrick I

Bishesh C

Andrew Y

Angus W

Eashan S

Toby W

Jake L

Isaac T

Aedan Y

Year 6

Ashlynn W

Olivia M

Kian H

Jasper L

Daan VDB

Levi C

High Distinction

Year 4

Liam C

Theo T

Hoomaan M

Johnny H

Martin H

John U

Eri L

Millie D

Maddie E-E

Asmara M

Hamish A

Jackson C

Matthew U

Ashton B

Raffael V

Timothy J

Columbo R

Wesley T

Year 5

Evan T

Agatha CS

Audrey G

Year 6

Aarya D

Rachael L

Luca G

Flynn L

Josh S

Leo V

Academic Competition – ICAS Assessments

ICAS will return to Wembley Primary School this year. We will participate in Years 2-6 Maths, English and Science. The ICAS competition challenges your child, motivates them to succeed and provides you with an objective ranking of their academic performance. The tests are fully online and sitting dates will commence in Term 3. Learn more: ICAS – Leading Academic Competition – ICAS Assessments

You can now order and pay for your child’s ICAS tests online!

To enter your child, visit and enter our school’s unique access code ZWG285 to make a direct payment. Online payment closes on Monday 29 July.

Compass – Viewing Academic Reports

Semester 1 Reports

Next Wednesday June 26, your child’s Semester 1 report will be available to access through Compass. Please use the steps below to access their report.

Dads of Grantham Street – DOGS

Come meet, join and socialise with other Wembley Primary Fathers and Father figures and their kids at the Wembley DOGS 2nd Term event, the Ninja Academy.

It’s open to all kids at the school, but please note that children under 6 may find it a bit challenging.

Places are limited to 45 due to venue constraints so sign up early to avoid disappoint. Pizza’s will be available afterwards to renourish the little Ninja’s.

Lost Property

We have a small box of lost property in the office, if any items look familiar please come and claim.

Unclaimed items will be donated to charity at the end of Term.

P & C Association News

WPS Fundraising Comittee


Annual K/PP Quiz Night

Final chance to come along to the KPP Fundraising Quiz Night! Single tickets now available, we will find you a table. Book on Qkr! We have LOTS of incredible prizes and silent auction items, we’d love to see you there!”

When: Saturday 22 June

Time: Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start

Where: Leederville Function Centre

To Book:  Log in to Qkr!

P&C Merchandise

Please download Qkr! on your phone by following this link:


If you need help, please email the P&C Treasurer:

Before and After School Programs

held at Wembley Primary School – Term 3, 2024


Young Engineers Club – Thursday Afternoons

Time to Shine Mentoring Program –  Friday Mornings

Redhage Basketball – Monday Afternoons

Mark Lee Football Coaching – Thursday Mornings

Mark Lee and his team are delighted to be back and would love to welcome your child.

Children from Kindy to Year 6 are all welcome and will be placed in age-appropriate groups.

Our team of coaches are current and former professional footballer with a huge passion for coaching children!

Dates              Thursday 22nd August to Thursday 26th September

Time                730-830am

Cost                $119 per child for 6 week program

Children in Kindy, PP & Yr 1 can be taken to class after the session if needed.

Simply text, email, or call Mark to register your child on the details below

0430 788 703

Perth Running Club – Wednesday Mornings

Chess Club – Monday and Friday Lunch Times

Tennis Coaching – Monday and Wednesday Mornings

Tennis classes in the before school program will cover basic technique on forehand, backhand, volley and serve.

Throughout the Term we will also teach scoring along with lots of games that will help with building the skills to improve the students tennis ability as well as having lots of fun in the process.

When:  Monday 7.30am-8.30am, and Wednesday 7.45am-8.30am

Where:  Basketball courts

For registration and more details – contact:

Andy Mackechnie

Mobile: 0450 040 960


Community News


HBF Run for a Reason

I am a dad at Wembley PS and also Director of Partnerships at PCHF.


The Wembley Primary informal fundraising team raised $2,395.


This support helped PCHF raise over $43,000 making us the 4th highest fundraising charity out of over 200 charities (double what we raised last year).


If anyone is interested in working together to get a larger Wembley Primary group to fundraise for the 2025 run, contact myself – Alex Harper via email: