Welcome

Edithvale Primary School was established in 1913 and is situated in an environmentally sensitive area between the beach and the wetlands, 28 km south of Melbourne. Our current enrolment is 400 students and there are 18 class groups. 

Our vision is to foster a love of learning in our school community. We work together to know and understand our students and their learning needs. We aim to ensure that learning is fun, active and meaningful in an environment where individuality, creativity and curiosity are valued. We endeavour to prepare our students for tomorrow’s world, developing their skills and knowledge, enabling them to live and work in a global community as effective, responsible and caring citizens.

The core programs at Edithvale Primary School are literacy and numeracy. Specialist subject areas are Physical Education, French and The Arts. Staff work and plan in teams to ensure engaging and exciting programs that cater for the individual needs and talents of our children. Our extensive extra-curricular program provides a range of opportunities for students to experience a broad range of activities facilitated by our dedicated staff and passionate parents.

We have a strong and supportive student welfare program based upon Restorative Practices and Education. These programs are supported by Student Representative Council and classroom management programs. A whole-school focus for each term is determined by the Wellbeing Team which integrates the teaching of positive character traits such as gratitude, persistence, and integritythat help develop individuals who can thrive in today’s world. A designated Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre has 30 computers, 3 banks of Netbook Computers and a well-resourced Library. Staff members are committed to their own professional growth and to the wellbeing and educational progress of our students. We actively seek to develop positive and productive relationships with all members of our school community. Parents are invited to participate in effective parent and community activities, services and programs that promote a strong home-school link.

Upcoming Events

 
Year 6 BOSCH Excursion | 24-May-2019

Our Year 6 students will be attending a STEM excursion to BOSCH in Clayton...

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Book Fair - June 3-6 | 06-Jun-2019

Our Book Fair is coming! Come join us in the library for this year’s Book Fair. It will be held in the library from Monday 3 June until Thursday 6 June. Lamont Books will again be providing us with a terrific range of books—a little something for everyone! We are looking for parent volunteers to help out with either a morning s..

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Queen's Birthday - No School | 10-Jun-2019

There is NO SCHOOL on Monday 10 June. The school office will be closed on the Queen's Birthday...

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Year 5/6 Swimming Program - June 3-17 | 17-Jun-2019

YEAR 5/6 SCHOOL SWIMMING PROGRAM 2019 All year 5/6 students will be participating in an eight-day Swimming Program this term. The program, conducted by professional swimming instructors at Don Tatnell Leisure Centre (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Don+Tatnell+Leisure+Centre/@-37.9908701,145.0925681,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xa743701167c4..

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2019 Woolworths Earn & Learn program | 25-Jun-2019

When: 1 May to 25 June We are excited to be taking part in the 2019 Woolworths Earn & Learn program. During the previous campaign, we were able to purchase some great resources with the points we earned, thanks to you. Collect your stickers at Woolworths and for every $10 you spend (excluding the purchase of tobacco, liquor and gift ca..

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Parent/Teacher Interviews - June 26-27 | 27-Jun-2019

More information will provided closer to the date...

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Last Day of Term 2 | 28-Jun-2019

School will finish at 2.30pm on Friday 28 June. There will be an assembly on this day at 2pm. ..

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