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34R St. Basil’s Visit Term 1 2019

This Term, Grade 34R had the opportunity to visit St. Basil’s nursing home twice. The Grade 3s we were very excited to take part in this experience as it was their first time. At our first visit, we enteracted with the elderly and played games of cards, colouring in activities, made conversations and had refreshments…. Read more »


    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… Read more »


    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… Read more »


    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.  


    Purpose To ensure that Fawkner Primary School provides appropriate support to students with health care needs. Objective 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.

  • Asthma Policy

    Purpose To ensure that Fawkner Primary School appropriately supports students diagnosed with asthma. Objective To explain to Fawkner Primary School parents/carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support students diagnosed with asthma.

  • Same – day notification of unexplained student absences

    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:  

  • Everyday counts | primary school attendance

    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.  

  • Commitment to Child Safety Policy

    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… Read more »

  • Child Safe Code of Conduct

    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… Read more »