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Longwood Primary School

Hurley Street
Longwood, VIC 3666
03 5798 5386

Longwood has a 122 year history (established 1888) and is seen as an important part of the community. The school building consists of two classrooms and a staff/library and office for administration and the school is well resourced.

The School Council and staff believe that children best learn in a happy, caring and supportive environment. The strong sense of family belonging give the children a sense of identity and all individuals are valued and respected and have a sense of worth. A broad curriculum providing a variety of experiences is also seen as important for the children’s development and education.

Longwood has a staffing of 2.2 teachers and 0.4 school support involved with office administration. The school also receives fortnightly visits from a Mobile Art Craft Centre van and a MARC Van. Two classes are run with 12 children in Grade 3-6 and 8 children in Prep-2. The curriculum emphasis is on the development of literacy, numeracy, creativity, technical skills and personal well being through varied learning experiences in English, Mathematics, Science, Technology, The Arts including specialist music and performing arts, Health and Physical Education including a swimming program conducted in term 3 each year, Humanities and LOTE Japanese for one hour each semester . The Strategic Plan priority for the past five years has been Numeracy and English. Religious Education is also offered to all students.

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