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 354 students and there are 16 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.
Free Dress Day (Yr 5/6) | 23-Mar-2018
EASTER RAFFLE AND FREE DRESS DAY Our school is having a free dress day this Friday 9th March to gather donations for our Easter raffle. Due to Interschool Sport and our Excursion to Mordialloc this week, the 5/6 students will have their free dress day on Friday 23rd March instead. They can still bring their Easter item in to school an..
Sushi Day | 27-Mar-2018
The Canteen’s next Sushi Day will be on Tuesday 27 March. All orders are via Qkr only and the closing date is THURSDAY 22 March at 6pm. Those not using Qkr will need to come to the Canteen to place their order. ..
Easter Raffle | 29-Mar-2018
EASTER RAFFLE The School Council Fundraising Subcommittee is always looking for new ideas to raise money for our wonderful school. This term we have decided to hold an Easter raffle. In order to make this event a success we are holding a free dress day on Friday the 9th of March. On this day students are able to wear casual clothes rather t..
Last Day of Term 1 | 29-Mar-2018
School will finish at 2.30pm on Thursday 29 March. There is NO SCHOOL on Friday 30 March. The school office will be closed on the last day of term...
Coles Sports for Schools | 31-Mar-2018
The race for Sports for Schools Vouchers has just begun! Every time you shop at Coles Supermarkets, between February 7th and June 15th, you will receive a voucher for every $10 you spend. Drop these into the box at the School Office and help us to purchase some new sports equipment. Alternatively, you can send the vouchers along wi..
Holiday Program - Apr 3 -13 | 13-Apr-2018
Team Holiday will be running an Autumn Holiday Program from Edithvale Primary School.
Curriculum Day - No School | 16-Apr-2018
We are aiming to run our third Curriculum Day for the year on Monday 16 April – with Matthew Vines from DET who will develop our assessment and feedback skills. No students required at school...
Gravity Zone on Curriculum Day | 16-Apr-2018
EPS students can take advantage of special pricing on Monday 16 April. ..
First Day of Term 2 | 17-Apr-2018
The first day of Term 2 is Tuesday 17 April. Hope you had a great school break...
Entertainment Books -Early Bird Offers | 30-Jun-2018
It’s that time of year again … you can order your Entertainment Book or Digital Membership now and take advantage of some great early-bird offers. Support Edithvale Primary School and you’ll be rewarded! We are raising funds for our School and you can help. Order the NEW 2018 | 2019 Enter..