Cnr Forest and Hancock Streets

Wendouree, Victoria

Important Information

Please take the time to read these documents. One concerns students returning to school, the other about student reports in semester 1, 2020.

Returning to school

Student Reporting

So how does returning to school look at Forest Street? Please click here to see what procedures are in place.

Important Information Regarding Term 2

Important information regarding teaching and learning during Term 2, 2020 can be found here. It is recommended that all parents and care-givers read and familiarise themselves with this information.

Other information regarding remote learning in Term 2 can be found here .

For any technical assistance required in setting up for home learning, please contact the school.

The student home page, ForestNet, can be accessed here.

Play
Areas

Forest street is lucky to have very large play areas, from playground equipment to basketball courts to climbing walls to ovals.

School
Values

Forest Street prides itself on the values of Respect, Responsibility and Working Together.

Uniform

Students love wearing the two blues and a red.

Camps and Excursions

Camps and excursions are an exciting part of learning at Forest Street.

Breakfast
Club

A great way for students to start the day.

Active After
School Sport

Many opportunities exist for our students to continue being active outside school hours.

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Principal's Welcome Message

The school has a warm and nurturing environment, excellent facilities and well maintained grounds.

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For All Children

School is a place where all children should feel safe and happy. When children are feeling secure in their school environment, only then can they reach their learning potential.

Class Size

The average class size at Forest Street is 20 students. With smaller class sizes, students are able to receive more focused teaching at their point-of-need, making sure that all students are learning at their level.

Positive Learning Behaviours

We strive to instill the four positive learning behaviours in all of our students: Being Organised, Staying Determined, Having a Go, and Working Together.

Junior School Council Badge Presentation will occur at assembly on Monday 24th February

Elected members of the Junior School Council for 2020 will be presented with their badges at assembly next Monday (24th February).

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School financial assistance

Applications for 2020 Camps, Sports and Excursion Fund (CSEF) are open.  To be eligible you must be a holder of an eligible Centrelink Health Care…

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Swimming Program Begins

The swimming program for 2020 runs for 8 weeks, throughout term 1. Students will swim on either a Tuesday or a Thursday at Swim and…

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" All Children Learn At High Levels "

Our belief is that all children have the potential to achieve great things. By finding the child's talents and interests, learning is tailored to suit their needs.

Focused Teaching and Learning

15

Minimum hours focused Literacy and Numeracy learning a week

3 - 4

Specialist classes a week

5

Hours Inquiry Learning a week

Our Documents

Use these links to download all appropriate documentation. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate in contacting the school.

Newsletters

Download our latest school newsletters.

School Policies

Explore and download all relevant school policies. Includes uniform policy, ICT policy and others.

Enrollment Information

For enrollment information, please contact the school.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are lucky to have a wide range of play spaces available to students. These include large oval areas, multiple-use courts as well as covered playgrounds and sandpits. Forest Street also recently install an outdoor learning space and stage for students to use.

Forest Street Primary School is a leading school with the use of technology. Each classroom has access to Chromebooks – the leading educational device in USA, and quickly becoming popular in Australia. These devices are in the classroom for the use of students whenever the learning suits.

Forest Street Primary School offers a Breakfast Club four days a week before school. Students can come along from 8:15 am and enjoy a free breakfast providing by generous donors in the community.

We also have multiple sessions of Active After School Sport throughout each term, with local community sportspeople holding clinics and teaching skills until 4:30 pm.

Students at our school wear the two blues and a red with pride. There are many options regarding short or long pants, polo tops, and jumpers or jackets – for both boys and girls. Girls may also wear school dresses.

Grade 6 students can show-off their school leadership by wearing their Grade 6 polos and jumpers.

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Information for parents, teachers and students