This month the Student Leaders again presented two Aussie of the Month recipients at the Pre Primary assembly. Madison (Year 6) and Chloe (Year 5) received certificates, badges, pens and canteen vouchers for regularly displaying our School Values. Madison’s gentle, caring nature demonstrates the value of Respect as she always finds a way to treat everyone equally. Madison’s teachers and peers will also attest to her displaying the value of Pursuit of Personal Excellence through encouraging others and always trying her best. Chloe is well known across the school already, being one of the first students to host the Friday afternoon radio program. She isRead More →

On Thursday the 10th of August, 7 Year 6 students were invited to represent Hocking at Parliament House by Ms Sabine Winton MLA to learn about the building and the three levels of government.  Ms Winton is the local member for the electorate of Wanneroo (and she also taught Denzel and Bradley!) We arrived at Parliament House at 11 AM in enough time to take a few photos before we met Ms Winton on the steps of Parliament House (although we didn’t quite get the timing right on her attempted photobomb).  Ms Winton took us on a tour of Parliament House including time to wanderRead More →

Hocking PS making a dent on rubbish around the school July 25th, 2017, 04:00PM Written by Laura Pond, Photograph by Martin Kennealey Wanneroo Times NEWS VISITORS will not see many bins at Hocking Primary School but they will notice a lack of rubbish. Staff, students and parents at the waste and water wise school are involved in various recycling efforts, including ensuring food packaging goes home with them, which Year 6 teacher Toni Bakreski said had been embraced. “Most parents started to adopt reusable packaging,” he said. “Now 99 per cent of students know any packaging has to go home.” The school also participates in the Crunch&SipRead More →