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Term Four Principal Learning Awards

Congratulations to our 2022 Term Four Principal Learning Award recipients who were presented with their award certificate at a special end of year whole school assembly on Tuesday 20th December.       

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Prep Prom 2022

On Thursday 15th of December, we recognised our youngest members of the school community with their special event, the Prep Prom.  

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Level 5 Scienceworks Excursion

On Wednesday 14th December, Year 5 students went on an excursion to Scienceworks. Their focus was this terms Inquiry question: ‘How do business and consumer choices about the use of chemicals in products impact the world around us?’ 

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2023 Day

On Tuesday 13th December 2022, GWPS held their annual 2023 Transition Day. This transition program is designed to set up our students for success.  

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2023 Leadership Handover Ceremony

Congratulations to our newly elected 2023 student leaders who were formally inducted into their leadership positions at our school's assembly on Monday 12th December 2022.

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2022 GWPS Chess Team

As reported throughout the year, our school chess team has had a phenomenal year with a magnitude of outstanding individual and team results achieved.

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Grade 6 Graduation 2022

On Thursday 8th December, we celebrated the 2022 Year 6 children and their primary school journey. Our Grade 6 graduation ceremony was a great success and all of our students and families should be very proud.

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School Fun Run

On Wednesday 7th December we held the Whole School Fun Run. What a great day we all had!

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Prep Transition Session 4

On Tuesday 8th November we held our fourth Prep Transition session where the 2023 Prep children were provided with the opportunity to experience our specialist programs – Physical Education, Mandarin, Visual Arts and Music.  

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Prep Hands on Science Incursion

On Thursday 11th and Friday 12th November, each prep class had the opportunity to explore sound and light through lots of hands on experiments delivered by Jenny from Hands on Science.

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Melbourne Stars Visit

On Tuesday 8th November, 60 students from Grade 4 were fortunate enough to participate in the Melbourne Stars Cricket Roadshow, which visited our school.

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Level 4 Taskworks Incursion

On Thursday 20th October, the Level Four students proudly participated in a TaskWorks Incursion which was an introductory experience to working with design and physical science in the world around us.

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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 

For Victorian School term dates for 2023 and beyond click here.

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Victoria, 3150
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