Oatlands Primary School

Welcome to Oatlands Primary School

Upcoming Dates to Remember

  • Friday 13th March
    Student Free Day
  • Saturday 18th April
    Prep Information Day - Click here for details
  • Monday 2nd November
    Student Free Day
  • Friday 18th December
    Student Free Day

Term Dates

  • Term 1 Thu 29th January – Fri 27th March
  • Term 2 Mon 13th April – Fri 26th June
  • Term 3 Mon 13th July – Fri 18th September
  • Term 4 Mon 5th October – Fri 18th December

Prep Information Day

The Prep Information Day for 2016 will be held on Saturday 18th April 2015.

For more details, click here.

 

 

Welcome back to Oatlands Primary School for the 2015 school year. I hope that you had the chance to have a restful and enjoyable break over the Christmas and New Year period.

A very warm welcome also to our eleven new and returning staff:
Catherine McBride (Prep CM), Abbey de Jong (1AD), Melissa Osborne (1MO), Jessica Sutherland (1JS), Stasi Moutzouris (3AM), Hannah Roche (3HR), Amanda Biemans (3MB), Tania Nichols (4TN), Dominie Paterno (Info Lit), Kara Ellis (PE) and Maree Leathem (ES).

It was great to see how settled our students were on our first day of school, with students focussed on learning from the beginning. At Oatlands we get so many positive comments about the manners, positive behaviour and friendliness of our students, which is a credit to both parents and staff.

This year will be a very exciting year at Oatlands Primary School. We are continuing to develop our school into the best school that we can be. An important aspect of this is our strong foundation based on two-way communication between home and school. We have a number of organised opportunities where communication takes place (e.g. Parent-Teacher Interviews, Newsletters, Web Site) and we are very keen to hear from you any time.

Our new landscape development is well underway and we expect this to be finished before the start of Term 2. This design will include a themed playground, amphitheatre, covered chess tables and other themed play areas. The new playground is for all of our students, our preps will use it during recess and lunch (along with their buddies at times) and classes across our school will use it during other parts of the school day.

Wes Holloway
Principal

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Latest Blogs

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015
   Great job 5MD! What a sensational assortment of sports and activities that came to play yesterday. We had it lots of codes and activities covered – AFL, NRL, SOCCER, Cricket, Gymnastics, Dance and Athletics too! Such a lot of fun and a …
Fri, 27 Mar 2015
   Oh Linda! Oh when the Saints… Oh how we hope to hear this at the end of the game a few more times than we did last year – fingers, toes and everything else crossed too! Living it! Loving it! Expecting the unexpected! Bring on the…
Fri, 27 Mar 2015
  What a stunning effort by Lana who placed second in her age group, swimming freestyle, at the Regional Swimming Competition held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre yesterday. Lana swam a personal best time of 34.31 seconds [apologies if I g…
Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Happy Easter to all our 3HR families! I hope you all have an enjoyable and safe break with family and friends. I cannot wait to hear all the holiday tales. I am looking forward to a wonderful term two. Well… Continue Reading →
Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Thank you Grade 1’s for all your hard work during Term 1. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know you all of you and can’t wait for Term 2. Enjoy your holidays and I’m looking forward to hearing about them. Love Miss de Jong

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