Self | Others | Learning | Environment

At Newtown Primary School we believe every individual will learn and flourish with the support of a committed team. Newtown Primary School has a strong culture of RESPECT with particular emphasis on respect for self, respect for others, respect for learning and respect for the environment.

Enrolments for 2025 are now open.

  • Culture of RESPECT
  • Quality Literacy & Numeracy Programs
  • Before School, After School and Vacation care available


Please call (03) 5229 9730 for more information or to book an individual/small group school tour. 

Digital enrolment packs are available on request.

Please contact the school at and write ‘2025 enrolment request’ in the subject line.

Message from the Principal.

Welcome to our website which has been designed to provide you with important information about our school.

Hello and thank you for considering Newtown Primary School as the right educational setting for your child. We are passionate about educating young minds to ensure that all of our learners are successful in whatever pathway they choose to follow in the years to come.

As a school, we place a strong emphasis on Respect and in particular, respect for self, others, community and environment. It is these four values that underpin our high expectations for learning and teaching, and the culture we have that drives this.

We look forward to having you tour our great school and seeing the amazing experiences that your child/ren will experience as a valued member of our school community.

Newtown Primary School is recognised by the wider community as a place where children learn well in a happy and secure environment. We are very proud of this school which our students, parents and teachers have created together. It is one where pupils are very thoroughly prepared for a positive and productive future.

If you would like to see how we can make a difference for your child, please come and visit us. If you want to experience the difference, join us.

Please phone me on (03) 5229 9730 to make an appointment.

Corrie Barclay, Principal


Newtown Primary School offers a suite of Wellbeing programs to support our students with extra needs academically, socially or emotionally. These programs include a Tutor Learning Program, Literacy support, Young Language groups, and a School Wellbeing Support staff member. We also have the support of a network Psychologist and Speech therapist, as well as an onsite Occupational Therapist 1.25 days per week.

Child Safe Standards
As part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Betrayal of Trust report, which found that more must be done to prevent and respond to child abuse in our community, there is a new regulatory landscape surrounding child safety, underpinned by the new PROTECT Child Safe Standards.
International Students

Newtown Primary School is accredited under the Department of Education’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education, 00861K). For more information, see: