From the Principal

Our school presents as an exciting and dynamic environment for students to learn. Our 4 key values are embedded daily into our curriculum at every level:

  • Be Respectful
  • Be Safe
  • Be your Best 
  • Be Resilient and Strong

Using our key values, the school implements a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) program to enhance school culture. The aim is to teach and guide positive behaviours within a fun, safe and nurturing school environment that is inclusive of all cultures.

The staff at CBPS, in partnership with parents and community, continue to support a school culture with students striving to attain essential academic, artistic and sporting skills while developing a caring and respectful attitude that fosters good citizenship.

CBPS provides a range of programs that cater for diversity including a Music Specialist who has developed bands, a choir and instrumental music. The school also has English and Maths coaches/specialists who provide support to teaching and non-teaching staff to implement curriculum and up-skill all staff.

There is also a specialist program in Visual Arts and another in Physical Education for students in Years 1-6. The Early Childhood Education team has a focus on a Speech and Language program for the early years, a 0-3 Aboriginal readiness program and the school has been identified as a Teacher Development School for the English and Early Years providing professional learning to teachers across the state.

The school is renowned for its work valuing and teaching the Yawuru traditional language and culture, which has been a focus of the school for many years.

The school was officially opened in 1990 as the second public school in Broome catering for Kindergarten to Year 7 until 2014 and to Year 6 from 2015. The school has a culturally diverse student and staff population and prides itself on the ability to work collaboratively and to follow the principles of inclusivity. Cable Beach Primary School is an Independent Public School (IPS) and part of the Broome Cluster of Schools. This IPS status allows for local decision making and greater independence and flexibility in regards curriculum, staff recruitment, student support, financial and resource management.

Cable Beach Primary School has the support of parents and the community with an effective Parents and Citizens’ Association and School Board. The school’s success is linked intricately to the partnership between the parents and community.

Guy Hayward