Aberdeen Street - Newtown, Vic, 3220
(03) 5229 9730
newtown.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

Our School Profile

At Newtown, we learn and flourish together. Newtown Primary School has an enrolment of 252 students. Our school has a strong record of performance in both Literacy and Numeracy.

Students have personal commitment to their learning by participating in setting learning goals and monitoring their progress as they engage in meaningful tasks.  

Additional programs are offered in the areas of Physical Education, the Arts, Library Studies, Computer Technology and Indonesian. 

The Newtown community is active in our school at many levels.  From the formal School Council structure through to student led conferences and informal community picnics, the community demonstrates a close connection to the school.

Our school buildings and grounds are a source of great pride as our entire community work together to keep these learning spaces safe and attractive.

In recent years, cultural diversity has become a feature of our school.   Students from Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Iran, Vietnam, India and China participate fully in our school program and enrich our lives through their generous sharing of the culture of their mother country. Newtown Primary School is accredited to deliver education to International students and we explicitly plan for their academic progress and wellbeing.

Newtown Primary School is an accredited provider of education for International Students through the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS Provider Code: 00861K).

Newtown Primary School has 13.4 teaching staff, 1 Assistant Principal, 1 Principal and 2.6 (EFT) Education Support Staff.