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Education Week at GWPS

On Thursday 1st June, GWPS celebrated Education Week by hosting an Open Morning.  The theme for Education Week is “Active Learners, Move, Make, Motivate.” celebrating the many ways students learn, through physical activity, hands on learning and student voice.

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Prep Fire Incursion

On Friday 19th May, 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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Level 6 Scienceworks Excursion

On Wednesday 31st May, Year 6 students went on an excursion to Scienceworks. Their focus was this terms Inquiry question 'What is our place in the universe'. 

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TriSkills Gymnastics Level 1 & 2

This term, we are fortunate enough to have received funding to facilitate a gymnastics program run by TriSkills Australia.

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National Simultaneous Story time at GWPS!

On Wednesday 24th May, Glen Waverley Primary School took part in the National Simultaneous Storytime where all the children at our school, read the Storybook “The Speedy Sloth" simultaneously at 11.30am with all other students around the nation. 

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SDSSA Cross Country

On Friday 12th May, GWPS had 47 participants represent our school at the SDSSA Cross Country event held at Jells Park.

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VSSS 2023 Mass Dance Ensemble - Rehearsal #2

On May 16th, our dynamic group of Mass Dancers from Level Five and Six took part in their second intense Local Hub rehearsal at Mont Albert Primary School. We

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Year 2 CERES Excursion

On Tuesday 2nd May, the Year 2s attended Ceres for a day of activities ‘Towards Zero Waste’. The learners started off the day with a long bus ride. At CERES we learnt a dance to help us remember the 6Rs; rethink, refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and rot.

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Year 1 Excursion - Chesterfield Farm

To support our Term Two Inquiry learning, Level One learners embarked on an adventure to Chesterfield Farm on Tuesday 9th May.

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Year 3 Excursion - Melbourne Museum

On Thursday 11th May, the level 3 students embarked on a journey into Australia’s past present and future.

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#Teachthefuture - Glen Waverley Primary School

"What I think makes a good teacher is knowing your children on a personal level and an academic level... a personal connection with them is the foundation of any learning that they do" - Trish Singh ➡ #Teachthefuture 

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VSSS 2023 Mass Choir Ensemble

On Monday, April 3rd, our amazing Mass Choir Ensemble from Level Three and Four represented the GWPS community with pride at Karoo Primary 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.”  



2023 Term Dates

Term Start date Finish date
One 27 January - students start 30 January 6 April
Two 24 April 23 June
Three 10 July 15 September
Four 2 October 20 December

2023 Curriculum Days




Friday 27th January


Thursday 9th March


Monday 24th April


Friday 11th August 

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