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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School Profile

At Newtown, we learn and flourish together.

Newtown Primary School has an enrolment of 252 students. 

 

Our school has a strong record of performance in both Literacy and Numeracy.  

 

Students have personal commitment to their learning by participating in setting learning goals and monitoring their progress as they engage in meaningful tasks.  

Additional programs are offered in the areas of Physical Education, the Arts, Library Studies, Computer Technology and Indonesian. 

The Newtown community is active in our school at many levels.  From the formal School Council structure through to student led conferences and informal community picnics, the community demonstrates a close connection to the school.

Our school buildings and grounds are a source of great pride as our entire community work together to keep these learning spaces safe and attractive.

In recent years, cultural diversity has become a feature of our school.   Students from Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Iran, Vietnam, India and China participate fully in our school program and enrich our lives through their generous sharing of the culture of their mother country. Newtown Primary School is accredited to deliver education to International students and we explicitly plan for their academic progress and wellbeing.

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

Newtown Primary School has 13.4 teaching staff, 1 Assistant Principal, 1 Principal and 2.6 (EFT) Education Support Staff.

Sustainability

The Newtown Primary School community has a strong commitment to providing an education that reflects a local and global responsibility to our environment and the awareness of sustainable practice.

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.

Canteen

Zebra Foods provide healthy, nutritious lunches and after-schools snacks on Fridays. Their menu changes with the seasons and includes pasta, sandwiches and vegie nuggets. 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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About Our School

 

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