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2022 Enrolments and School Tours Available

We warmly welcome prospective families and students to join our School Tours which are run every Tuesday morning at 9.30am during the School Term - No appointments necessary.  Come and learn about all we have to offer when you become part of our school community.

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Education Week at GWPS

On Tuesday 25th May, GWPS celebrated Education Week by hosting an Open Morning and Open Evening.  This year’s theme celebrated the strong connection between our school community, engaging with our learners, GWPS parents and families whilst also celebrating the learning and success of our students.  

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National Simultaneous Story time at GWPS!

On Wednesday 19th May, Glen Waverley Primary School took part in the National Simultaneous Storytime where all the children at our school, in 100’s of schools across the nation and an astronaut in space, read the Storybook “Give Me Some Space” simultaneously at 10:40am.

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VSSS Mass Dance Local Rehearsals

Over the course of Term Two, 16 GWPS dancers from Level 5/6 have taken part in a series of electrifying and energetic rehearsals, both online and on excursions at Laburnum Primary school. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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.”  



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

For Victorian School term dates for 2021 and beyond click here.

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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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Victoria, 3150
Tel: (03) 9802 9938
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