Recent News

The Victorian State Schools Spectacular

We are proud and excited to have some of our Year 5 and 6 students participating in the 2022 Victorian State Schools Spectacular.  

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Prep Fire Incursion

On Thursday 2nd June , the Preps had their first instalment of an incursion led by Vermont South Fire Brigade. The focus of this 2 part incursion is to educate our Prep students on Fire Safety with encouragement for them to pass their learning onto their families.

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Year 1 CERES Excursion

On Tuesday 31st May, the Year One learners spent an insightful day at CERES Environmental Community Park.

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National Simultaneous Story time at GWPS!

On Wednesday 25th May, Glen Waverley Primary School took part in the National Simultaneous Storytime where all the children at our school,  read the Storybook “Family Tree” By Josh Pyke simultaneously at 11.30am with all other students around the nation. 

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Education Week at GWPS

On Tuesday 24th May, GWPS celebrated Education Week by hosting an Open Morning.  This year’s theme for Education Week is "Celebrating 150 Years of Education in Victoria". At GWPS we changed the focus to "Celebrating Learning". 

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Prep Perceptual Motor Program

At Glen Waverley Primary School, we base our actions on research and the development of the whole child. On Wednesday 11th May, the Preps were introduced to a specialised PMP (Perceptual Motor Program). 

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Prep Earth Crusaders Incursion

On Thursday 12th May, Earth Crusaders came to visit the Prep children to build their understanding of ways that they can care for the Earth. 

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Year 4 Hands On Science Incursion

On Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th May our Year 4 students participated in a Hands On Science Incursion.

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GWPS Inter-House Cross Country

On Thursday 5th May, students from years 4, 5 and 6 travelled by foot to Larpent Reserve for the GWPS Inter-house Cross Country.  While it was a chilly start to the morning, the weather was kind to us and provided perfect running conditions.

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Happy Mother's Day

On Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th May, we held our annual Mother’s Day Stall for all students in our Science Shed. 

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Connecting Through Culture at GWPS

Multiculturalism is a core part of Glen Waverley Primary School’s character. Our families come from 36 different nationalities from all corners of the world.    

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Students vs Teachers Tug-of-war competition

On Thursday 31st March we held our first teacher vs student (year 6 only) tug-of-war competition at lunchtime on the school oval.  Our 2022 House Captains have been hard at work coming up with ways to promote health and physical activity within our school.

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Acknowledgement of Country

“We would like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the traditional custodians of this land. We would also like to pay respect to the elders past and present of the Wurundjeri nation and extend that respect to other Aboriginal people present.”  



2022 Term Dates

Term Start date Finish date
One 28 January 8 April
Two 26 April 24 June
Three 11 July 16 September
Four 3 October 20 December

2022 Curriculum Days
  • Friday 28th January
  • Tuesday 15th March
  • Tuesday 26th April and
  • Tuesday 14th June

For Victorian School term dates for 2022 and beyond click here.

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774 High Street Road,
Glen Waverley, 
Victoria, 3150
Tel: (03) 9802 9938
Fax: (03) 9886 1590

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(CRICOS Glen Waverley Primary School Provider Code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K).

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