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Our school motto is ‘Striving to progress’. We aim to progress all aspects of students within a supportive school environment that recognises difference, emphasises the basics, intellectual quality, and making connections. Our aim is to develop a resilient lifelong learner that is a responsible, productive and active citizen.

Walkamin State School is committed to providing all students with the opportunity to become knowledgeable active citizens in a quality primary school setting.

We are committed to promoting the best outcomes for students catering for each child as unique individual and valued member of a team.

Underpinning this vision are the values of:

  • honesty
  • respect
  • supportiveness
  • compassion.
  • organisation.

This school promotes the seven caring habits of:

  • listening
  • accepting
  • supporting
  • respecting
  • encouraging
  • trusting
  • Negotiating disagreements.

This will be achieved by:

  • Creating a safe, tolerant and disciplined environment for students.
  • Developing the skills and desire for lifelong learning.
  • Building students confidence in their relationships.
  • Enhancing school / community partnerships.

The desired behaviours achieved after completing seven years of compulsory schooling at Walkamin State School would be:

  • Positive and realistic self esteem.
  • Knowledge and application skills.

Developed the process skills of a life long learner of:

  • thinking
  • creating
  • communicating
  • investigating
  • participating
  • reflecting.

To enhance:

  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Co-operation and cohesiveness.
  • Social Responsibility.
  • Tolerance and appreciation of others.
  • Pride as an individual learner.
At school and in the community on a daily basis, this school commits fostering:
  • Consideration.
  • Co-operation.
  • Courtesy.
  • Common-sense.