The City of Canning student population is one of the highest per capita in the metropolitan area. Consisting of 21 primary and pre-primary schools, two senior high schools, four colleges, one special needs school and three education support centres.
The City of Canning supports a wide range of activities that benefit young people within the education system, such as Constable Care.
The Mayor and Councillors are always happy to attend special school functions and look forward to acknowledging students who have achieved both academically and socially.
Safety in and around our schools is everyone’s responsibility
In an effort to provide a safer environment for everyone, Officers from the City of Canning patrol school parking in the mornings and afternoons throughout the school term. At the beginning of each school year, City Officers work closely with school communities to promote safety and educational patrols around schools. To assist our school community, the City of Canning has developed a Safety around Schools Brochure.
Ranger Buddy School Talks Program
Ranger Buddy is a fun loving and engaging character, who captures the attention and imagination of children and adults alike. The Ranger Buddy school talks aim to build good safety behaviours through the delivery of key messages presented in a fun and interactive way. The program is free and available for all schools within the City of Canning.
For more information please read our Ranger Buddy School Talk brochure, or contact the Safe Communities team by submitting an online enquiry.
Community Safety Handbook
The City has published a Community Safety Handbook which offers local community safety and crime prevention information. Download a copy of the Community Safety Handbook or submit an online enquiry to receive a copy by post.
In August 2016, the City renewed its partnership with the Constable Care Child Safety Foundation Safety Education Program.Through puppet theatre and live interactive performances, the Constable Care team of professional actors address a range of personal safety and community safety issues, the program is available to all primary schools and libraries within the City of Canning.