159 - 161 Aberdeen Street, Newtown, Vic, 3220

(03) 5229 9730

newtown.ps@education.vic.gov.au

Our School Profile

At Newtown, we learn and flourish together. Newtown Primary School has an enrolment of approximately 226 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.

The school grounds are a source of great pride as our entire community are encouraged to work together to keep these learning and play spaces safe and attractive. Significant ground works will be undertaken in 2021 to further develop and rejuvenate external areas of the school such as, the vegetable garden and the development of an outdoor classroom area. During the past few years, the schools learning spaces and administrative areas have been significantly modernised to allow for flexible, 21st century learning options.   

In recent years, cultural diversity has become a feature of our school.  Students from Sri Lanka, Greece, Singapore, 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 12.5 teaching staff, a 0.4 Tutor, 1 Assistant Principal, 1 Principal and 3.6 Education support Staff. The school also has a School Chaplain who is onsite 2 days per week.