About our school
Bundoora Primary School is situated in the residential suburb of Bundoora, in the north-east of Melbourne. Our school is surrounded by Gresswell Forest, established areas, the adjacent Bundoora Secondary College campus, Strathallan Golf Course and the new Gresswell Grange Estate. We are close to La Trobe University, RMIT Bundoora and the Metropolitan Ring Road.
The School's enrolment currently stands at 250, with students from a variety of backgrounds, demonstrating the multi cultural aspect of our school. Our Specialist Programs consist of Visual Arts, Performing Arts, LOTE, Physical Education, and a dedicated STEM/Science Program. An English as an Additional Language (EAL) program operates throughout the school and provides opportunities for students to have further focused instruction in English.
At Bundoora Primary, each child's individuality is recognised and celebrated. We are also very proud to be a KidsMatter School, seeking to nurture happy and balanced children. Our school boasts a caring, community environment where all families can feel that they are a part of something special. Please visit our KidsMatter Section to find out more about the initiative and our own KidsMatter journey.
Our Year 3/4 Self-Portrait Exhibition was officially opened on Wednesday 8th November by our very talented Visual Arts Teacher, Mrs Allibon. We were thrilled with the turnout of parents/carers and family members who came to view our Year 3/4 students’ beautiful creations. They have worked really well to improve their techniques this year, which is […]
We are extremely pleased to announce Kaitlyn McCleary as our 2017 Year 6 Scholarship recipient. The Watsonia RSL provides a scholarship to schools in their neighbourhood to students who show exemplary behaviour in and around their school. Kaitlyn has shown such promise in her commitment to her education, in every way, including her dedication […]
2019 Prep Enrolments Now Open
Due to our comprehensive learning programs, excellent facilities and very committed staff, Bundoora Primary School has seen a growth in enrolments over the past few years. Whilst there are no zoning issues for our school at present, parents are encouraged to enrol their child as early as possible. School tours are available with our Principal, Ms Lee Pollard, on request. You may like to meet with our Principal, Ms Lee Pollard, to arrange to tour our classrooms and grounds. Our tours, amongst other things, provide extensive information regarding our curriculum, specialist programs, and general classroom information, as well as giving you the opportunity to view the school and classes in action, and answer any queries you may have.
School Tours available during Term 1 2018
Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 9.30am (booked out)
Tuesday 27th February 2018 at 9.30am
Wednesday 14th March 2018 at 9.30am
Tuesday 27th March 2018 at 9.30am
Bookings are essential and may be made by contacting our office on 9467 2601 or emailing here. Please feel free to contact our office to request an information pack, enquire about enrolling, or to meet our Principal, Lee Pollard. Enrolment forms are available for download from our Enrolment page.
Kindy Time (school readiness)
Your child may also be interested in attending one of our Kindy Time sessions (Kindy Craft, Kindy Science, Kindy Music, Kindy Sports). Please see our Kindy Time page under our News & Events page above for more information.
The Australian Government's Cybersafety Help Button provides internet users, particularly children and young people, with easy online access to cybersafety information and assistance available in Australia. It offers counselling, reporting and educational resources to assist young people deal with online risks including cyberbullying, unwanted contact, scams and fraud, and offensive or inappropriate material.
The help button is a free application that is easily downloaded onto personal computers, mobile devices, and school and library networks. Click on the image below to see where the button takes you.
Our Skoolbag Phone App
Our School now has our own Skoolbag Smartphone App which we will be using to send you important information. Please download and install it by searching for our school name in either the Apple App Store, or Google Play Store.
You can also click the image below to view the Skoolbag Communication Centre which contains all of the content that is in our app.
Our proud association with Ray White Bundoora
We have an extremely positive association with Ray White Bundoora who have proven to be generous in their constant support of our school. Ray White Bundoora have supported our school for several years now and continue to offer their guidance, sponsorship and support. We have been fortunate to receive assistance from Ray White Bundoora throughout funding of, amongst many other things, our student sports shirts, regular attendance at our school events, raffle prize sponsorship and extremely generous payment towards our artificial grass in our undercover area. Ray White Bundoora are tremendously professional in everything they do. Our parents, who have experienced Ray White Bundoora in their housing experiences, have confirmed their professionalism, support and efficiency.
Term Dates 2018
Term 1: Tuesday 30 January to Thursday 29 March (Preps start Thursday 1 Feb)
Term 2: Tuesday 16 April to Friday 29 June
Term 3: Monday 16 July to Friday 21 September
Term 4: Monday 8 October to Friday 21 December
Out of School Hours Care
Dates to Remember
Monday 4th December
PUPIL FREE DAY - NO School
(OSHC available all day)
Tuesday 5th -Thursday 7th December
Prep-4 Swimming Program
Wednesday 6th December
School Council meeting & dinner
Monday 11th December
Family Christmas Carols - 4.3opm-7.30pm
Rock Band from 5.15pm
Tuesday 12th December
Year 6 Orientation
Monday 18th December
Last Assembly for the year
Scholarships & Student Leadership announced
Wednesday 20th December
Step Up to 2018
Thursday 21st December
Year 6 Graduation Ceremony
Friday 22nd December
End of Term - 1.45pm finish