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Indigenous Perspectives

Indigenous Perspectives

Hanging on a wall in each learning space is an Indigenous Perspectives display that includes our Acknowledgement of Country and Indigenous Languages Map. At ARPS, we respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which our school is on. As teachers and...

Athol Road Primary School taking teaching from farm to classroom

Athol Road Primary School taking teaching from farm to classroom

An urban farm, incorporated into a Victorian primary school, is on the way to producing over 1.5 tonnes of fresh produce a year, providing its students with access to a wide range of fruit and vegetables and assisting in teaching the importance of growing food and...

Year 5/6 Cooking

Year 5/6 Cooking

The 5/6 students were very excited to stroll through the beautiful, lush Athol Road Primary School gardens earlier this term. They made a list of produce they found and then brainstormed/researched recipes they could make using at least two items from the garden. Some...

SWIMMING: FEATURING YEAR 1/2 SWIMMING

SWIMMING: FEATURING YEAR 1/2 SWIMMING

Swimming commenced on the week beginning Monday, 10th February with 280 students heading to the ‘Time To Swim’ pool in Noble Park.  It is a small pool which offers a very good swimming program for our students.  Feedback from students and teachers has been very...

Sustainability Award

Sustainability Award

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr Hunter who was awarded the 2020 City of Greater Dandenong Australia Day Sustainability Award for his commitment to building strong sustainable practices, not only at ARPS, but within the local community.  You are an ARPS SUPERSTAR, Mr Hunter!

School Concert

School Concert

Tuesday morning was the rescheduled school concert. It was great to see so many families attend to support the students. Congratulations to Miss Hrissis and the staff on working with the children to get them ready. The performances were so strong!

Year 1/2 ‘Great Mates’ Incursion

Year 1/2 ‘Great Mates’ Incursion

On Tuesday, 12th November  students in Year 1/2 participated in the Great Mates incursion. The workshop explored the key aspects of being a good friend including the qualities needed to develop better and stronger friendships. The presenter discussed friendship skills...

Interschool Sports Results

Interschool Sports Results

The Year 5/6 girls softball team and both boys and girls basketball teams made it to the finals! Everyone played very well, tried their best and showed fabulous sportsmanship. The girls basketball team and softball team both came runners up in the district while the...

Athol Road Cup Day Celebrations

Athol Road Cup Day Celebrations

The ARPS community had a great day celebrating the Melbourne Cup on Monday November 4th. As part of the annual tradition students, parents and teachers strutted their stuff down the catwalk for the ‘Fashion on the Field’ competition. Prizes were awarded for students...

Push & Pull Incursion

Push & Pull Incursion

On Tuesday, 15th October, Taskworks incursions visited ARPS and worked with the Year 1/2 students to teach them about forces. This incursion linked to the students’ science topic, ‘Push and Pull’. The hands-on activities gave the students the opportunity to experiment...

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