Oatlands Primary School

Welcome to Oatlands Primary School


The 2017 Oatlands Primary School Fete and The Carnival Art Show is on Friday 27th of October starting at 2.30pm and finishing at 7.30pm. There will be Rides, Stalls, Food and Lots of Fun everyone welcome to come along and enjoy themselves and support Oatlands Primary School.

Upcoming Dates to Remember


  • Fri 22nd - Footy Colours
  • Fri 22nd - 2:30pm School Finish


  • Thu 12th - P-2 Maths Games Night in Gym (6:00PM-7:00PM)
  • Fri 20th - Fete Free Dress Day and Lucky Jar
  • Fri 27th - School finishes at 2:30PM
  • Fri 27th - Oatlands PS Fete (2:30PM - 7:30PM)
  • Fri 27th - The Carnival Art Show (2:30PM - 7:30PM)
  • Mon 30th - Wed 1st Nov - Gr. 4 Phillip Island Camp 


  • Mon 6th - Student Free Day
  • Tue 7th - Public Holiday - Melbourne Cup Day
  • Thu 9th - Grade 1 Healesville Sanctuary Excursion


  • Mon 4th - Wed 6th - Gr. 5 Sovereign Hill Camp
  • Thu 21st - School finishes at 1:30PM
  • Fri 22nd - Student Free Day

Term Dates:

  • Term 1: 1st February to 31st March
  • Term 2: 18th April to 30th June
  • Term 3: 17th July to 22nd September
  • Term 4: 9th October to 21st December

It has been a great start to school again this term. Term 2 is another busy term with a full range of extra-curricular programs and events taking place. These programs include Active April, Movie Under the Stars, Prep Pyjama Day, Edwin Flack District Cross Country, Grade 6 Winter School Sports, Kea Cup Netball, Grade 6 Radio Awareness, Mother's Day Stall, a range of Mother's Day activities, Grade 3 and 4 excursion to Melbourne Zoo, Edwin Flack District Girl's Football and Casey North Division Cross Country.

We also have a number of academic and extension programs taking place this term. These include Thinking Outside the Box, ICAS University of NSW Testing, maths extension groups, Chess Club, Code Club, Choir, Grade 4 and Grade 6 Art Extension Groups, Confident Kids Music Theatre Program, along with school reports going home and Parent-Teacher Interviews/Student-led Conferences.

This term we continue to focus on weekly values, such as respect, patience friendliness and confidence. Our values underpin every aspect of our school activity and are evidenced through our expectations of behaviour.

This term there will be opportunities for parents and our school community to have input into our School Review and School Strategic Plan. We are currently in the process of reviewing our Values and Vision, with opportunity for parents and our school community to have input.

Enrolments are well and truly underway for Prep 2018. If you are considering Oatlands Primary School we would encourage you to enrol as soon as possible. A reminder that our transition program (Leap into Learning) for next year's Prep students will start during the first part of September and run through until the end of November.

Wes Holloway 

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Tue, 07 Feb 2017
Can you follow instructions? Practise drawing this cartoon butterfly in your special drawing book.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017
On Christmas Day I got lots of LEGO but these are some of my favourites. I have got lots more and I might even get some on Tuesday, my b’day. 
Sun, 25 Dec 2016
Not going to plan; really? It’s great to see our little leprechaun getting into the swing of playing basketball; maybe he was a little ambitious beginning to play at such a high level, but hey, you never know unless you try! We’ve now come to …
Sun, 25 Dec 2016
So, not even Christmas Day is safe from our little leprechaun! It seems there is no limit to what this feisty little fella will get up to; a little mischief here, a little mischief there…make for interesting and fun times, don’t you think? &#…
Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I suppose all our little leprechaun’s activities throughout this month of December have made him hungry [maybe even a little hangry!], but really? The moon? Cheese? Don’t tell me he’s there with Peppa Pig playing in the muddy puddles; no…

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