a 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 300, 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 seek 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.
Term Dates 2020
Term 1: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 27 March
(Preps start Monday 3 Feb)
Term 2: Tuesday 14 April to Friday 26 June
Term 3: Monday 13 July to Friday 18 September
Term 4: Monday 5 October to Friday 18 December
Dates to Remember
Social Enterprise Program…
…not just from inside the classroom.
Our Year 6 students recently took a trip into Melbourne CBD to visit The Living Room which is one of the charities our Social Enterprise Program supports. Our Year 6 students heard about how The Living Room supports people experiencing homelessness, by providing meals, medical care, hygiene care and counselling. Our students then prepared and cooked pumpkin soup and muffins to be provided to The Living Room clients, along with protein drinks and bars we donated. We also presented The Living Room with a cheque for $2,000, which we have raised through our Social Enterprise café and school events. This excursion was such an amazing opportunity for our students to get an insight into how these kinds of charities work from the inside and see how their support helps those in need. Thank you to our school community for supporting our Social Enterprise Program.
Click here for more information about our Social Enterprise Program.
Development is complete on our new Admin building, which houses our administration offices, our sick bay, Performing Arts room, our Canteen, OSHC, and our new school hall. Development is almost complete on our new Discovery Centre, which will house our Visual Arts Room, STEM Room, and new state of the art library. Visit the Building Progress page for updates.
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.
Accepting 2021 Prep Enrolments Now
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 for Prep the following year are conducted during Terms 1, 2 and 3. If you would like to arrange a private tour, outside of these terms, please contact our office on 9467 2601.
Our School Choir performed so well at the Arty Farty Festival in Heidelberg on Sunday. Mrs Newell prepared, rehearsed and conducted our choir to this brilliant performance of singing and signing! Thank you to the many families who came along to support our school. We...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...