Programs Available at Weld Square PS

Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Classes are conducted each Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Children from Pre-Primary to Year 6 attend.
  • Teacher: Mrs  Linda Williams
  • Senior classes attend 2 lessons per week.





  • Mr Payne will be providing Science lessons for students from Year 1- 6.
  • Sci-Tech will once again be providing the opportunities for budding young scientists to participate in a 5 week after school program. At this stage it will be in Term 3 once again. Programs for junior and senior students are conducted.
  • There is a cost of approximately $50 per student. Usually there is room for 15 students in each class and costs must be made prior to lessons commencing.



Physical Education


  • For 2017 classroom teachers will be responsible for teaching phys. ed. and conducting carnival and interschool competition training.
  • There will however be specialists visiting the school to introduce and teach a variety of exciting sports this year.
  • Morning Fitness lessons will continue on a daily basis. These will be conducted by classroom teachers following the program introduced in 2015 by Katie Burrage.



River Rangers Cadet Program


  • This program, for Year 5 and 6 students, was first commenced at Weld Square PS in 2014. It links into the Bush Ranger Cadets program that is available in many high schools. Our school successfully applied for a Lotteries Commission grant and funding from the state government t conduct this very popular and successful program.
  • River Ranger Cadets have been involved in many projects run by the Swan River Trust, including the re-vegetation of the feeder drain behind the school. The transformation looks amazing and is helping to keep the waterway that feeds into the Swan River, clean.
  • The students have also participated in Kids Teaching Kids Forums and Conferences where they have showcased their involvement in several environmental projects.


SLAM Program


  • SLAM provides opportunities for the senior students to develop their interests in art, sports and music with specialist art classes and drum beat sessions.
  • SLAM compliments the River Rangers Cadet Program through its themes and student groupings.


Primary Extension and Academic Challenge (PEAC) Centre


  • PEAC Level 3 Teacher in Charge: Ms Donna Wilson
  • There is a PEAC centre located at Weld Square Primary School. Students from other schools in the North Metro area attend courses that are especially designed to challenge. Students that attend are tested in Term 3 of Year 4 if their score in either of two tests conducted places them in the top 2.0% of all students they are offered a placement. Academic challenge course are also available in several high schools. Entry into these programs are also by tests.


Medical Students Visit Weld Square


Every year a large group of medical students from the University of Western Australia visit our school. Learning Areas become consulting rooms for early childhood students from Kindergarten, Pre-Primary and Year 1.


The students bring along their favourite Teddy Bear or soft toy and learn a lot about how to keep their teddies nice and healthy. It is never sure who enjoys the experience the most - the medical students or the early childhood students! The photos posted below tell their own story.