Welcome to our School
Welcome to Fawkner Primary School, a caring and nurturing learning environment. Our dedicated and experienced teachers provide a positive and enriching program, appreciating the individual needs and interests of each child.
Lorne Street Kindergarten is managed by the Northern Schools Early Years Cluster Inc. and is located within the grounds of Fawkner Primary School.
Our Kindergarten opened in January 2016.
We offer sessions for three-year old children (one four-hour session a week) and four-year old children (three five-hour sessions a week).
Within the precinct we also have a Maternal Child Health Nurse and a playgroup.
All forms of assessment and reporting used promotes a positive attitude towards learning, encourage the pursuit of excellence, and contribute to the success of all students. Reporting to students and parents will clearly communicate the achievements of students, and will provide recommendations which assist the student’s future learning. The school’s assessment and reporting practices will be based on co-operation, open communication and collaborative decision making involving students, teachers and parents.
Fawkner Primary School is committed to providing a safe and caring environment and culture which enables positive relationships to be formed amongst all students and staff and which encourages self-esteem, cooperation, personal growth and a positive attitude to learning and teaching. A clear policy on bullying (including cyber bullying) and harassment will inform the community that bullying and harassment in any of its forms will not be tolerated.
Anaphylaxis is a severe, rapidly progressive allergic reaction that is potentially life threatening. The most common allergens in school aged children are peanuts, eggs, tree nuts, cow’s milk, fish and shellfish, wheat, soy, sesame, latex, certain insect stings and medication.
The keys to prevention of anaphylaxis are planning, risk minimisation, awareness and education.
School councils are able to request payments or contributions for education items and services from parents and guardians for students in Victorian government schools in the three categories – essential education items, optional education items and voluntary financial contributions.
To ensure that Fawkner Primary School provides appropriate support to students with health care needs.
To explain to Fawkner Primary School parents, carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support students with health care needs at school.
To ensure that Fawkner Primary School appropriately supports students diagnosed with asthma.
To explain to Fawkner Primary School parents/carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support students diagnosed with asthma.
If your child is sick or absent, you are required to notify their school as soon as possible on the day of absence using one of the following methods:
Going to school every day is the single most important part of your child’s education. Students learn new things at school every day – missing school puts them behind.
Fawkner Primary School is committed to child safety. As a community we want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. There is zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. We meet our legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
Fawkner Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our school community recognises the importance of, and a responsibility for, ensuring our school is a safe, supportive and enriching environment which respects and fosters the dignity and self-esteem of children and young people, and enables them to thrive in their learning and development.