Why Choose Port Melbourne Primary School?
At Port Melbourne Primary School, we understand that choosing the right educational environment for your child is a significant decision. With a legacy spanning over 130 years, our commitment to excellence and innovation sets us apart. Here are a few compelling reasons why families choose Port:
📚 Academic Excellence with a Personal Touch
We believe in nurturing each student's unique potential. Our state-of-the-art modern learning spaces, coupled with an innovative co-teaching model, ensure that your child receives personalised attention and a curriculum tailored to their strengths. Our strong academic results speak to the effectiveness of this approach.
🌿 Space to Play and Explore
Despite our inner-city location, our school has a "suburban" feel. Our generous grounds boast multiple sporting fields, playgrounds, and tranquil areas for sensitive and passive outdoor play activities. We believe play, during break times, is important for children to grow, socialise and be in the best mindset for learning.
🎨 Enriching Specialist Programs
Beyond our core curriculum, we offer a wide range of specialist programs, from French and STEM to Visual and Performing Arts as well as our Masterclass program. These opportunities allow every student to explore and cultivate their passions, fostering a well-rounded development that extends beyond the classroom.
🤝 A Connected Community that Cares
At Port Melbourne Primary School, we pride ourselves on being more than just a school – we're a tight-knit community that truly values every member. We don't just enrol students; we welcome families into an extended network of support, friendship, and shared experiences.
👨👩👧👦 A Network of Lifelong Connections
Enroling at Port means joining a community where friendships extend beyond the classroom. Many of our parents have formed lasting bonds with fellow families, creating a network of support that benefits both parents and students.
❤️ A Warm and Inclusive Environment
Every student at Port Melbourne Primary School is known, supported and extended. Our warm, engaged and inclusive community nurtures children so they flourish both academically and personally, feeling a strong sense of belonging.
🌆 Ideal Location
Positioned between the beach and Melbourne's CBD, our school offers an unparalleled setting that combines urban convenience with natural beauty.
🕰 Rich History, Bold Future
With a history dating back over a century, we’re a central pillar of the community. Our commitment to our long-standing role in the community and forward-thinking innovation prepares your child for the challenges of tomorrow.
At Port, your child is an active participant in their learning journey. Our student-led initiatives encourage leadership, creativity, and critical thinking.