At Swan Hill Primary, we aim to develop 21st Century Learners. We are excited to share how our school is Achieving Success Together. We are a coeducational government school, providing a dynamic and progressive education from Foundation to Year 6.
Our extensive landscaped grounds (4.4 hectares) allows students to have ample space to play and interact with each other in different environments, including grassed and paved playing areas, a large oval, basketball and netball courts, adventure playgrounds, plenty of tree-shaded areas and a central courtyard reserved for quiet activities.
We pride ourselves on continuously having high Parent and Staff Opinion survey results, and believe our positive school culture allows both students and staff to flourish!
- Finalists in the Victorian Education Excellence Awards: 2018 Team Award (Professional Learning Community Cluster) ‘Outstanding School Advancement’ category
- Early Years Education Excellence Award recipient
- 3 Star Resource Smart School Certification
- eSmart School Certification
- Kidsmatter School Certification
We are proud to recognise that many of our staff have received nominations for these teacher awards:
- OfficeMax ‘A Day Made Better’ Teaching Award
- NETA ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award
- Victorian Most Positive Teacher Awards
We are proud of our Junior School Council achievements:
- Runners-Up in the Victorian Student Representative Council Awards
Our teaching practices are highly regarded by other schools in Victoria. Our school culture promotes professional learning for all teachers, including Education Support staff (ES). We use recent research, as the basis for our teaching and learning curriculum to ensure academic success and life-long learners.
We place great importance on our home/school partnerships, and recognise that parent’s interest in their child’s education is one of the most important factors towards achieving success. We endeavour to communicate with parents on a regular basis via phone calls, meetings, student-led conferences, and on a more daily basis through the school newsletter, school Facebook … Continue reading Get Involved
Student Wellbeing has a high emphasis at our school, which helps ensure students are safe, happy and ready to learn. We believe it is important to develop the whole child’s academic, physical, social and emotional skills. Student Wellbeing and Engagement Policy Messages and activities at assemblies, lunchtimes and in the classroom, reflect our Wellbeing philosophy: … Continue reading Wellbeing
Policies are integral to our school community and ensure that procedures are in place to protect our staff and students. As educators, we believe that it is our role to ensure all students are safe, happy and make growth in their learning. These principles are reflected in our policies. Statement of Values and School Philosophy … Continue reading Policies
At Swan Hill Primary School, all staff work collaboratively to “Achieve Success Together”. Our Leadership team comprises of our School Principal, Assistant Principal and Sub-School Leaders. Sub-School Leaders coach staff in relation to teaching and learning and also provide support in the area of student wellbeing. A Consultative Committee help make decisions in our school. Staff … Continue reading Leadership Team
Child Safety Policy Child Safe Code of Conduct Child Safety Reporting and Obligations Protecting Children from Abuse for Parents and Carers Child Safe Warning Signs Standard 6 Strategies Fact Sheet Feeling Safe for Students