Recent News

Book Week celebrations

We finished off our Book Week celebrations today with a dress up day in which students and staff came as their favourite book character. Our morning parade revealed an amazing array of book characters from Superman and Harry Potter to Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood.  

Tree planting

Today all students had the opportunity to be involved with planting our new boundary trees. The pittosporums will line the western side of the oval along Doveton Street North and they will be hedged in a similar fashion to the ones at the back of the library.  

Robin of Sherwood

Tickets for the school musical, Robin of Sherwood, will go on sale at 9am on August 19 at a price of $11 for children (under 18) and $21 for adults. Please note that you do not need to purchase tickets for your children who are enrolled at Macarthur Street Primary School.      

2020 Enrolments

We are experiencing the usual interest from the school community as parents go about the important task of selecting a school for their children who are beginning in Prep in 2020.      

School Mural

Our amazing school mural has recently been completed by Travis Price. Some of our grade 6 students were very fortunate to be able to assist Travis and Renee. The mural highlights our school name with many depictions of our school and its historical relationships with Ballarat featuring.

Reading at home

Reading at home every day has always been an expectation schools have   because it supports the notion of regular practice leads to improvement. Students should read every night in addition to the reading instruction and practice they are provided every school day.  

Student engagement and wellbeing

Student engagement and wellbeing are vital aspects of a student’s development and progress at school. Students need to feel safe at school and have access to engaging learning experiences. At our school we provide amazing learning spaces which are welcoming, spacious and well resourced.