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

 
First Day of Term 2 | 23-Apr-2019

The first day of Term 2 is Tuesday 23rd April. Hope you had a great school break. ..

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Anzac Day - No School | 25-Apr-2019

There is NO SCHOOL on Thursday 25th April. The school office will be closed on the Anzac Day...

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Curriculum Day - No School | 26-Apr-2019

There will be a Curriculum Day on Friday 26th April. No students required at school...

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Sushi Day | 30-Apr-2019

The Canteen’s next Sushi Day will be on Tuesday 30 April. All orders are via Qkr only and the closing date is Wednesday 24 April. Those not using QKR! will need to come to the Canteen to place their order...

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Year 5/6 Camp - May 6-8 | 08-May-2019

Our Year 5/6 Students are off to camp at Phillip Island. From Monday 6 May until Wednesday 8 May...

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Mothers' Day Stall | 09-May-2019

EDITHVALE PRIMARY SCHOOL MOTHERS' DAY STALL Thursday 9 May 2019 A Mothers' Day Stall is being provided for the children of Edithvale Primary School to purchase gifts. More details will be available closer to the date...

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Mothers' Day Breakfast | 10-May-2019

The school will be hosting a Mothers' Day Breakfast, on Friday 10 May on the basketball courts (weather permitting) between 7:30 am and 9:00 am. More information will be available closer to the date...

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NAPLAN - May 15-23 | 23-May-2019

The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. It tests the types of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life. The tests cover skills in reading, writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation, and numeracy. NAPLAN 2019 wi..

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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 4-7 | 06-Jun-2019

Our Book Fair is coming! It will be held in the library from Monday 3 June until Thursday 6 June. More details will be provided closer to the date. Thank you Book Fair Committee..

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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 More details will be provided closer to the date...

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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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