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Cultural Dress Day

On Friday 13th November Glen Waverley Primary School held a Cultural Dress Day in recognition of the upcoming festival of Diwali and other festivals of cultural significance that have occurred throughout the year.

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Halloween Day 2020

Halloween is a celebration observed in several countries on 31st October. Some of our students who wished to embrace this event came to school in simple Halloween Costumes. It was exciting to see so many wonderful costumes and hearing stories about their costumes.  

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Take a Virtual School Tour of Glen Waverley Primary

Experience a virtual school tour of Glen Waverley Primary School.  

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Prep B - Don't Litter Movie

During Term Two, Prep B explored the whole school learning thread of ’Human Impact’ through the Inquiry unit, ‘How are we connected to the Earth’.

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To our prospective families, Thank you for making the time to visit our school website.  Due to the current Novel Coronavirus, for all enrolment enquiries please contact: Mr Frank Catalano - Principal at

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GWPS Health Ninja Challenge

Introducing the world's first Virtual Health Ninja Challenge by Dr Gihan – COVID edition.

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Welcome 'Glen’ The Octopus

Glen Waverley Primary School is proud to present to our school community our amazing new Prep to Year 2 Adventure Playground – ‘Glen’ The Octopus.

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Level Two - Aboriginal For A Day Incursion

On Wednesday 18th March 2020, Level Two had their Aboriginal for a Day Incursion. Big Al and Aslan from Cultural Infusion guided our learners through the different facets of Indigenous culture, including art, dancing, history and story-telling.

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Year 5 Camp - Beechworth

On Tuesday 25th February 2020 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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Intra-School Sports Athletics Day

On Tuesday March 3rd 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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Principal's Welcome from Mr Frank Catalano

Thank you for making the time to visit our school website.  On behalf of the students, staff and School Council, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all children and parents who are beginning an association with Glen Waverley Primary School.

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Prep Welcome BBQ

On Thursday 5th March 2020 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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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.”  


2020 Term Dates

Term 4: Monday 5th October - Friday 18th December


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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International Ed

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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