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Why Gardenvale Primary School?

At Gardenvale Primary School our goal, as an effective learning community, is the achievement of excellence and the fulfilment of potential in a happy, caring and safe environment.

We celebrate our cultural diversity and we strive to actively engage our students in a wide variety of meaningful learning tasks. We offer challenging learning experiences in core curriculum and a wide range of enrichment programs.

 

Through the delivery of a balanced, broad curriculum and systematic approach to teaching and learning, the learning needs of individual students to realise their potential, are met in a supportive and co-operative learning environment.

The focus on an inquiry based curriculum that utilises and extends the application of contemporary learning technologies in collaborative learning environments provides engaging and stimulating opportunities for students to extend themselves beyond their years. These learning opportunities and improvements are maintained through a lens of wellbeing.

 

Our values based approach ensures that students from diverse backgrounds are united under a consistent and equitable umbrella that values all stakeholders yet provides a common connection of learning and diversity.

Our school offers a range of specialist programs including Japanese, Visual and Performing Arts, Health and Physical Education, Literacy and Numeracy Intervention and Enrichment, Language Support, Life Education, Family Life, Interschool Sport, School Productions and Choir, Student Leadership and Voice, Buddy Program, Year 3 - Year 6 Camping Program, In-house visits and Excursions, and a Before and After School Program, just to mention a few.

Gardenvale offers a strong Student Wellbeing Program which focuses on our key school values; honesty, empathy, respect, resilience, responsibility and be yourself.

The school enjoys a split-site environment, with a Prep - Year 2 Junior Campus located at 44 Landcox Street and Years 3 - 6 cohort situated on the Senior Campus at 66 Landcox Street.

In curriculum and welfare issues, our school encourages open communication and co-operative involvement between students, parents and staff, and we enjoy strong parent participation in all aspects of the school's programs.