Our School

schoolChapman Valley Primary is a Level 3 school located in Nabawa, 453km North-East of Perth or 40km North-East of Geraldton, belonging to the Mid-West Education region. Surrounded by fields of wheat, sheep, lupins and canola, our school hosts 32 students ranging from Kindergarten to Year 6. We have two classes, one for our K-2 students, and one for our Years 3-6 students. Families attending Chapman Valley Primary School come from the farming and broader community of the surrounding district with a diverse range of socio-economic backgrounds. Two school buses provide transport for out of town students.

Our school is very well resourced. All students have access to both a laptop and an iPad each. Playgrounds provide a wonderful place for students to enjoy themselves, with a large focus on ‘nature play’ within our gorgeous nature playground, where students can build cubbies, climb, jump, create, play and explore.

Index of Community Socio Economic Advantage (ICSEA)

The average ICSEA across Australia is 1000. Chapman Valley Primary School has an ICSEA of 952.

Strategic areas of Focus:

Our Strategic Areas of Focus cover four priority areas to align with Western Australian Department of Education’s ‘High Performance-High Care’ Strategic Plan 2016-2019, and ‘Focus 2016: Directions for Schools’.

Targets set within these areas will be monitored against performance indicators and met through implementing a range of strategies. Details about our long-range targets that address areas for improvement can be found in our strategic plan and is available for parents to view on our website.

 School Self-Assessment:

Our school data needs to be read with caution due to our limited student numbers, however it is evident that between 2013-2015 that:

Our overarching value is about Kindness- We are kind to others, kind to the environment and kind to ourselves.


At Chapman Valley Primary School we believe that all students can succeed in all learning areas regardless of gender, race, cultural background and ability. Opportunities are provided for students to achieve success in a safe and encouraging learning environment where their input is valued.

In order to achieve this, the Chapman Valley Primary School staff and school community believe our role is to:

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