Newtown Primary School

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Aberdeen Street - Newtown, Vic, 3220
Ph: (03) 5229 9730

Fax: (03) 5221 6447

Email: newtown.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

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RESPECT

Self  Others  Environment  Learning

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About Our School

At Newtown Primary School we believe every individual will learn and flourish with the support of a committed team.

Newtown Primary School has a strong culture of RESPECT with particular emphasis on respect for self, others,  learning and the environment. 

Parent Participation

Your involvement and interest in your child’s education is crucial, with research showing it is the single most important factor of student success.

 

At Newtown Primary School we encourage and promote a healthy, vital partnership between home and school.

Important Dates

2019

July 15 - September 20, 2019

Term 3

October 8 - December 19, 2019

Term 4

Principal's Message

Welcome to our website which has been designed to provide you with important information about our school.

Newtown Primary School is recognised by the wider community as a place where children learn well in a happy and secure environment.

I am very proud of this school which our students, parents and teachers have created together. It is one where pupils are very thoroughly prepared for a positive and productive future.

If you would like to see how we can make a difference for your child, please come and visit us.

If you want to experience the difference, join us.

Please phone me on (03) 5229 9730 to make an appointment.

Amanda Hay, Principal

Wellbeing

 

Newtown Primary School offers a suite of Wellbeing programs to support our students with extra needs academically, socially or emotionally. These programs include Literacy support, Young Language groups, and a School Chaplain. We also have the support of a network Psychologist and Speech therapist. A special Mentor program called ‘Kidshope’ is also offered at our school. 

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Child-Safe Standards

 

As part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Betrayal of Trust report, which found that more must be done to prevent and respond to child abuse in our community, there is a new regulatory landscape surrounding child safety, underpinned by the new PROTECT Child Safe Standards.


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Out of School Hours Care

 

Out of hours care is provided by School Support Services

Before School Care (7am-9am) includes a nutritious breakfast

After School Care (3.30pm–6.30pm) includes a healthy snack.
Vacation Care (holiday program) - 7.30am-6.00pm

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International Students

Newtown Primary School is an accredited provider of education for International Students. Accreditation is provided through the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students. 
(CRICOS Provider Code: 00861K)


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nutritious and delicious, kid approved lunches

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Zebra Foods provide healthy, nutritious lunches on Wednesdays and Fridays. Their menu changes with the seasons and includes pasta, sandwiches and soups. Simply order from their website

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We are a Better Buddies School

 

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation's Better Buddies Framework is an initiative designed to create friendly and caring primary school communities where bullying is reduced. 
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Not Hat, No Play, No Fun Today

 

Newtown Primary School is a SunSmart School. Please remember to wear your hat from September to April.

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We are a One-Star Sustainability School

 

We have a strong commitment to providing an education that reflects a local and global responsibility to our environment. MORE