St Mary's is a co-educational kindergarten to year 12 Catholic College situated in Broome in the Kimberley region. The school has 650 students across two campuses. In the Primary School, the teacher has two kindergarten groups with 30 students in each group. Her priorities for students’ learning in the kindergarten year are: the development of emotional and social skills, building creativity, and the confidence and dispositions to take risks and problem solve. Within her program, the teacher provides rich opportunities for self-directed learning as children work in different areas of the room. The emphasis is on the process, rather than the product. Students are self-motivated and demonstrate independence and productive engagement with tasks.