Recent News

Recent Coronavirus Update

As of Tuesday 4th February, our most recent advice on the Coronavirus is that, if any students or staff of this school returns from anywhere in China they are required to be kept away from school for fourteen days from the date of return to Australia. For further information please click here.

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.


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 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.


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.

Mr and Mrs Mackay in the News

On Thursday 20th July the Channel 7 crew was at our school reporting on the careers of our illustrious principal Mr. Mackay and assistant principal Mrs. Mackay. Kevin and Jenny will be receiving a state award in recognition of a combined 95 years in education.

Mr Mackay Receives His OAM Award

The medal was presented to Mr Mackay by the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Alex Chernov...