Vasse Primary School - Modern facilities with rustic charm
With around 780 students, the highly regarded independent Vasse Primary School, has retained its community feel. Housed in stunning heritage buildings which date back to 1884, Vasse Primary School was lovingly restored by the local community. Although set in rural surrounds, the school features modern facilities.
Vasse Primary School includes a playgroup for pre-kindergarten children, Kindy, and all the way through to year 6.
A $32 million expansion at Cape Naturaliste College
The existing high school, Cape Naturaliste College, also has a wonderful reputation. The school recently completed a $32 million expansion due to the rapid growth of Vasse.
The new infrastructure includes state of the art science laboratories, design and technology workshops, visual arts and media studios, a food technology space, a health learning area, performing arts centre and additional classrooms.
A $60 million investment in education
With a strong academic record and outstanding reputation, it’s no surprise many families are re-locating to Vasse to embrace the education opportunities that await. In the Vasse estate, $60 million of government spending has gone on schools and related infrastructure in the past 10 years.
Additionally, the Master Plan incorporates sites for two additional schools in Vasse that have been earmarked for a primary and a private school. As more and more people are attracted to the enviable lifestyle of Vasse, these schools will be developed to cater to the growing community.
A perfect location for the new Busselton TAFE
The Minister for Education and Training has announced Vasse as the preferred location for the development of the exciting new Busselton TAFE, subject to final site assessment and Government approvals.
Speaking enthusiastically at an inspection of the Vasse site, the Minister announced that Vasse was the ideal location for the creation an education hub as it "ticked all the boxes".
High Growth in School Enrolments
The strong reputation of both Vasse schools has led to high growth. Enrolments at Vasse Primary School increased by 49% between 2014 (518 students) and 2018 (772 students). The rapid growth has now steadied and the Primary School currently has around 780 students.
Cape Naturaliste College has almost doubled in size since 2014, growing from 492 enrolments in 2014 to 908 in 2020).