Bundoora Primary 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 285, 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 page to find out more about the initiative and our own KidsMatter journey.
Term Dates 2018
Term 1: Tuesday 30 January to Thursday 29 March
(Preps start Thursday 1 Feb)
Term 2: Monday 16 April to Friday 29 June
Term 3: Monday 16 July to Friday 21 September
Term 4: Monday 8 October to Friday 21 December
World Hunger Evening
“Dinner in the shoes of a stranger”
Friday night saw the Social Enterprise Team take things to a whole new level with the World Hunger Evening. The evening was filled with information about world hunger and poverty and a presentation from Richie, who explained how his organisation, The Living Room, supports people experiencing homelessness in Melbourne. The team was also able to present Richie with a cheque for $5000 that has been raised by the Social Enterprise Program so far this year. That is just incredible. Click here for more information.
Our 45 minute Kindy sessions are designed for kinder-aged children (3-4 year old) to help them to become familiar in a school-type setting.
A school tour is a great way to experience our wonderful school first hand. Bookings are essential. Click on the More Information button to see the next available date and to book your place.
OSHC (Out of School Hours Care) – TheirCare
Bundoora Primary School provides before and after school care, Monday to Friday.
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. You may like to meet with our Principal, Ms Lee Pollard, to arrange a tour of our classrooms and grounds. Our tours 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 4 2018
Dates to be advised
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.
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...read more
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...read more
Our students showed fantastic sportsmanship, resilience and friendship during the recent District Athletics Carnial held at Meadowglen Athletics Track. Our students competed well, cheered each other and enjoyed a wonderful day of sunshine and competition. We are...read more
Our students (and staff) looked fantastic during our Book Week Parade this morning. Students creatively dressed up as their favourite book character, some favourites being Where's Wally, Harry Potter, the Cat in the Hat, pirates and lots of princesses! Our parents...read more
To celebrate Book Week Bundoora Primary School treated our Year 3-6 students with a very special presentation by Morris Gleitzman. This very famous author came along on Monday and gave us an insight on how he has written over 35 children’s books. He told some very...read more
Our students and families were very fortunate to have Lydia from PrimeSci, Swinburne University, present some amazing science experiments at our recent Family Science Night. Bundoora Primary School's fabulous Science/STEM Teacher, Miss Jeffries, hosted around 150...read more