Ride2School Day!

Fawkner Primary School is having a special Park and Walk Event on Ride2School Day! We invite everyone to meet at Mutton Reserve to walk or ride to school together at 8.30am. We’ll supply a healthy breakfast for all the riders and walkers thanks to Merri Community Health and Moreland Council.

FPS Laptop Leasing Program

Fawkner Primary School has a learning with technology focus, and we believe that having access to, and being able to use, high quality, up to date, internet capable technology is very important to students in the modern age.

Students in Grades 3 to 6 are assigned a laptop that they use in their classrooms for a wide variety of learning tasks, and these laptops can be leased from the school so that students can take them home to continue their learning.

Moreland Integrated Transport Strategy

Moreland City Council is developing a new Moreland Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS).

MITS will focus on what Council can do directly to improve transport in Moreland, such as new or improved routes for pedestrians and cyclists, as well as the most effective ways to work with other bodies with responsibility for transport, such as VicRoads and Public Transport Victoria.

Fawkner Primary School encourages residents of the local area to get involved and make their views known. Click here to put in your opinion.

Dental Screening at Fawkner Primary

In term 3, a pilot program was delivered at Fawkner Primary School, delivering free dental check-ups for children in Foundation.

The dental team from Merri Health worked with the Youth Health Promotion team to deliver a talk with students about healthy foods, healthy drinks and the importance of brushing your teeth and visiting the dentist, as well as having a dental check.

All Foundation students who participated, learnt more about dental health and enjoyed receiving a sticker and toothbrush to take home.
All families received a letter after the visit with recommendations for their child.

Receiving dental care, treatment and information keeps children’s teeth strong and healthy for life.

To learn more about Merri Health Dental Services call the dental team on (03) 9387 6711

Carmela Ballato
Welfare Officer