At Churchill Primary School our core values of being Respectful, Positive, Learners underpins all that we do.
Churchill Primary School is situated in the heart of Churchill. The school has a well maintained native garden and spacious grounds. Recently the school has undergone upgrades which has included a new playground and a synthetic basketball court. The main administration area and four classrooms will be upgraded in 2020 with a new $2.4 million building. This new building will feature modern facilities to deliver 21st century learning to our students.
Churchill Primary School has high expectations of our students with a strong focus on learning growth. We use the most effective teaching methods which align with evidence based practise in our classrooms. Our school is a Professional Learning Community where teachers work collaboratively to use data to plan for student learning.
Our school has a strong academic focus and prioritises student wellbeing. Our staff are committed to building positive relationships with students. Our school uses the Berry Street Education Model, which is a proactive approach to teaching emotional regulation. This model is embedded in everything we do and is also explicitly taught in all grade levels. Churchill Primary School has highly skilled staff who support students with learning differences and are dedicated to providing an inclusive environment for all.
The school uses an Explicit Direct Instruction approach to teaching. We teach the five components of literacy using this approach based on the soundest research into the science of reading. Our Naplan results in literacy have increased significantly using this approach and we expect this trend to continue. The five components to reading are as follows
Our school has an engaging Language program with Mandarin taught from Prep-6. Our students also learn music, performing arts, visual arts and PE. Extracurricular activies are important for students to pursue their interests. They also help to foster a sense of belonging, school connectedness and school pride. Students have the opportunity to compete in a wide range of sports including, athletics, basketball, swimming, hockey, soccer and cross-country running. We also compete in Australia’s largest performing arts competition “Wakakirri”.
Churchill Primary School values a strong partnership with our families and the local community. We provide opportunities for parent involvement and hold regular showcases where students share their learning.
We welcome all prospective families to tour our school and see all the wonderful things that Churchill Primary School has to offer.
You can download the current edition of our fortnightly school newsletter by clicking here.
Our school uses COMPASS which is a communication tool that allows you to stay up to date on a range of aspects related to your child's education. You can find information abot COMPASS on the Communication page.
You can log in to Compass Parent Portal using the link on the global menu of our website or click here to log in.
A formal assembly for the whole school is held is held on Mondays at 9am. Family members are always welcome attend assembly. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our students and school community.
Go to our School Photo Gallery Page to see photos galleries of curriculum activities and our school grounds & facilities.
Principal: Jaquie Burrows
Business Manager: Katrina Palmer
School Name: Churchill Primary School
Postal Address: Cnr Coleman Parade and Howard Avenue
CHURCHILL , Victoria 3842
Telephone : 03 5122 1343
Fax : 03 5122 2039
Churchill Primary Banking Details:
Acc No: 10097452
Account Name: Churchill Primary School
ABN: 26 126 701 896
8:35 am Students arrive and may enter buildings
8:45 am Morning session commences
11:00 am Supervised eating of play lunch
11:10 am Morning recess
11:30 am Session 2 commences
1:30 pm Supervised eating of lunches
1:40 pm Lunch play commences
2:15 pm Mindfulness time
2:30 pm Afternoon session commences
3:15 pm Children dismissed
Please note: Last day of each term dismissal time is 1.30pm.
Yard duty supervision is provided by staff before school from 8:25am and after school until 3:25pm. Children should NOT arrive at school before 8:25 am unless they are attending our Breakfast Club program.
Click here to see the the School Term Dates for the current year and future years as published on the Victorian State Governmnet Education & Training website.