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Term One Principal Learning Awards

Congratulations to our 2021 Term One Principal Learning Award recipients who were presented with their award certificate at a special whole school assembly on Monday 29th March.    

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Responsible Pet Program Prep Incursion

On Thursday 25th March 2021, our Prep learners participated in a “Responsible Pet Ownership’ incursion program at school.

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Michael Grose Positively Parenting Presentation

On Wednesday 24th March 2021, Michael Grose, founder of Parenting Ideas, and one of Australia's leading parenting educators, came in to GWPS to present to staff and families.

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Harmony Day & Cultural Diversity Week

On Tuesday 23rd March 2021, we celebrated our annual Harmony Day celebration. A day that is designed to build awareness of global diversity, acceptance and peace.

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Year 7 -Class of 2020 Alumni Event

On Wednesday the 17th March 2021 we held our Year 7 (Class of 2020) Alumni Event.  It was wonderful to see the vast majority of last year’s graduates again in our school, where they had the opportunity to re-connect and enjoy one another’s company again.

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2021 JSC & Peer Mediators Badge Ceremony

Congratulations to our 2021 Junior School Council and Year 6 Peer Mediators who were presented with their leadership badges at assembly on Monday 15th March 2021.  

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Year 4-6 Intra-School Athletics Day

On Thursday 11th March close to 400 students and their teachers attended our annual Glen Waverley Primary School Intra-School Athletics Day at Bill Stewart Athletics Reserve. The students participated in a number of events such as high jump, shot put, discus, long jump and triple jump.

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Year 5 Camp - Beechworth

On Tuesday 2nd March 2021, our Year 5 learners headed off for Camp to Beechworth, and what an amazing time they all had! Our learner’s have grown in their independence, resilience, emotional intelligence and historical understandings of this captivating region.    

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Prep Welcome BBQ 2021

On Thursday 25th February 2021 we held our Welcome BBQ for all our Prep families. Congratulations to the Prep Team and thank you to everyone who assisted with what was a fabulous school community event where families got to know us, one another and the children continued to cement their friendships. 

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Chinese/Lunar New Year

On Friday the 12th February we celebrated Chinese/Lunar New Year.  As a culturally diverse school we acknowledged this occasion by inviting all students who were celebrating to wear traditional cultural dress on this day.

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Welcome to our 2021 Prep Learners and Families!

On Monday 1st February, our 2021 Preps commenced their first day of school.  

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2021 Year 6 Student Leaders Badge Ceremony

Congratulations to our 2021 Year 6 Student Leaders who were presented with their leadership badges at assembly on Monday 22nd February.

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Glen Waverley Primary School

“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.”  



2021 Term Dates

Term Start date Finish date
One 28 January  1 April
Two 19 April 25 June
Three 12 July 17 September
Four 4 October 17 December

2021 Curriculum Days




Wednesday 27th January


Tuesday 9th March


Monday 19th April


Tuesday 20th April

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Glen Waverley Primary School is accredited under the Department of Education and Training's CRICOS registration

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

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