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 360 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.

Upcoming Events

 
Info: French Study - New Caledonia -Yr4/5 | 20-Oct-2018

Dear Year 4 & 5 Parents, A big thank you to all the parents who were able to attend our information night for the French Study tour to New Caledonia on Tuesday 21 August 2018. We had 16 lovely families attend the information session, however should any other parents be interested and would like some more information please contact ..

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2019 Foundation Transition Session 3 | 24-Oct-2018

3rd Session - Wednesday, 24 October 2:30 -3:20 pm 2019 Foundation students have a tour of the school, followed by activities in the classrooms. ..

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Orange Day at EPS | 26-Oct-2018

Next Friday we are raising awareness and funds for the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation through the support of one of our parents- Jodhi McMahon. You may notice a sea of ‘Orange’ sweeping across our school this week and for those keen to support this cause, donations can be made via the fundraising page Jodhi has established, or purch..

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Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser | 27-Oct-2018

The EPS School Council Fundraising Sub-committee has been successful in securing a fundraising sausage sizzle at BUNNINGS Keysborough, cnr of Springvale Rd & Cheltenham Rd, KEYSBOROUGH, on Saturday the 27th of October from 8am to 4pm. If you are able to volunteer an hour of time towards this event, please contact the Fundraising s..

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Sushi Day | 30-Oct-2018

The Canteen’s next Sushi Day will be on Tuesday 30 October. All orders are via Qkr only and the closing date is THURSDAY 25 October at 6pm. Those not using Qkr will need to come to the Canteen to place their order...

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Melbourne Cup Day Holiday - No School | 06-Nov-2018

There is NO SCHOOL on Tuesday 6th November. The school office will be closed on Melbourne Cup Day. ..

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EPS Fun Run | 08-Nov-2018

As in previous years, Edithvale Primary School will be holding the School Fun-Run as a major fundraising event this year. The event will be held on Thursday 8th November. Students are encouraged to wear their House colours. More information will be available closer to the date...

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Living Chiropractic Open Day | 11-Nov-2018

Living Chiropractic's 19th Annual Open Day. It’s a fun day for the whole family with heaps of activities for the kids and a great opportunity to meet with Chiropractors, Dr Melissa Hayes, Dr Raelene Hiddle, Dr Michelle Clarke and Dr Sara Brookes. Also on hand will be Myotherapists, Chantelle and Rachel. Join us for a day..

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2019 Parent Information Night | 12-Nov-2018

Monday 12 November 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ‘Getting Ready for the Start of Foundation’. More information will be available closer to the date. ..

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2019 Foundation Transition Session 4 | 22-Nov-2018

4th Session - Thursday 22 November 9:15am ~ 10:45am Sessions with specialist teachers—Art, French and PE. ..

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EPS Movie Night | 29-Nov-2018

The EPS Movie Night will be held on Thursday 29 November. More information will be available closer to the date. We look forward to a fun and exciting Movie Night. EPS Movie Night Committee ..

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Little Devils Circus - Weeks 6, 7, 8 | 30-Nov-2018

All students will attend the Little Devils Circus, one session per week (at school) during weeks 6, 7 & 8 of Term 4. This is part of our Wellbeing Program, with the aim of Developing Creativity. Please return the permission slip that came home via purple pocket to your child's teacher. Dates: Wednesday 14 November Thursday 15 Nove..

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Parent Helpers’ Morning Tea | 07-Dec-2018

We are very much looking forward to celebrating the volunteer work done by so many of our amazing parents and friends this year at a special morning tea in the staff room next Friday. If you haven’t let us know you are attending, please do so, for catering purposes...

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2019 Foundation Transition Session 5 | 11-Dec-2018

5th Session - Tuesday 12 December 9:30 - 11:15 am Session with proposed classroom teacher for 2019. Please bring a hat and a snack. ..

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Year 6 Graduation | 19-Dec-2018

Year 6 Big Day Out & Graduation. More information will be available closer to the date...

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Last Day of Term 4 - 1:30 pm Dismissal | 20-Dec-2018

School will finish at 1.30 pm on Thursday 20 December...

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Curriculum Day - No School | 21-Dec-2018

There will be a Curriculum Day on Friday 21 December. No students required at school. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!..

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