Recent News

Covid-19: Important Update as of Sunday 22nd March

SCHOOL OPEN MONDAY 23rd MARCH Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that Term One school holidays will begin this Tuesday 24th March. It is really, really important that ALL children attend school tomorrow (MONDAY 23rd MARCH).

COVID-19: Update from the Minister for Education as of 19th March

Today Victoria’s Chief Health Officer released a further statement explaining why it continues to be safe for our students, teachers and support staff to be at school. The full statement is available here:

Important Update on COVID-19/ Coronavirus as of 16th March 2020

We usually like to start the week with an assembly that is motivational, inspiring and an opportunity that helps us to appreciate that we are a huge “family”. However, given the current situation with COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily discontinue large assemblies    

Booklist 2020

In 2020, the cost of your child’s books is $110 per student. Thank you to all the many families who have so promptly paid this booklist money to the office.  Just a reminder to all other families that you can pay this money at the office via cash or through our eftpos facilities.

CSEF

The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) will provide payments for eligible students to attend camps, sports and excursions. Families holding a valid concession card are eligible to apply. $125 per year is paid for eligible primary school students.  To download an application form click here.

SunSmart Term 1 Hats

We are a SunSmart school at Dandenong North Primary School. As outlined in our SunSmart policy we must ensure all students are protected from skin damage caused by the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun.

Student Absences

Please remember to call the school on 9794 7899 or email at dandenong.north.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au to notify the school of your child’s absence early in the morning if your child is going to be away or late for school so that your child’s absence can be recorded correctly.

Mathletics

All Years 1 - 6 students at Dandenong North have access to Mathletics. Mathletics is an engaging mathematics learning resource that is highly supportive with learning tasks targeted to the Australian mathematics curriculum. 

Update Student Details

If there are any changes to the Student Emergency Contact Details please notify the office as soon as possible to make the necessary updates.  

School Tours

School tours will be held every Wednesday at 9:30. Look forward to meeting you on the day.

The Reading Factory Documentary

Dandenong North Primary School presents The Reading Factory - A Life Changing Literacy Support Program.

Mrs Jenny Mackay - John Laing Award

Congratulations Mrs Mackay on receiving the John Laing Award, which is presented to exceptional school leaders. Jenny’s dedication and work to help gifted and talented children; and EAL and disadvantages students, has greatly impacted on school practice and learning outcomes. Click here for article.