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Welcome to

Albany Rise Primary School

Our mission at Albany Rise Primary School is to develop students who value learning throughout their lives, strive to achieve and are literate and numerate. We aim to produce confident and empathetic students who are global citizens equipped to succeed in the 21st century. 

Latest News

2022 Victorian Junior Landcare & Biodiversity Grant

BIG NEWS!!!!!! Albany Rise Primary School is delighted to announce a successful application for 2022 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grant. We’re excited to announce that our School, Albany Rise Primary is one of 110 childcare centres, schools, Scouts and...

BYOD – Bring your Own Device Program

JBS BYOD Parents Toolkit BYOD Schools Overview Brochure FY22

Fly into Foundation

This week, our ‘Fly into Foundation’ activities to support Transition from Pre-school to School in 2021 have really ramped up. On Wednesday and Friday this week, our Foundation 2021 teachers are visiting the preschools and daycare centres to touch base with pre-school...

Remembrance Day at Albany Rise

On Wednesday 11th November we commemorated Remembrance Day at Albany Rise. Our Year 6 school leaders, led a whole school commemoration via WebEx. Remembrance Day is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth since the end of the First World War to remember the members of...

50th Logo Competition

Albany Rise Primary School is running a logo competition as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations so get creative and join in!  Design a commemorative 50th anniversary logo : this may consist of a graphic, or a slogan or both  Open to past and present...

100 Days of School 2020

It was so lovely seeing the excitement of our students taking part in their special day last Friday. I do hope all our families enjoyed the video compilation of students from the day which was posted on Dojo. Congratulations to all families involved in this event, and...

R U OK? Day

Thursday 10 September, R U OK? Day, marks the national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that any day is the day to ask, ‘Are you OK?’. The theme for 2020 is ‘There’s more to say after R U OK’. R U OK? Day encourages everyone to check in on each other and...

Talent Show

Talent Show- videos submitted by Monday 8th September Students have just a few more days to submit an ‘act’ for our Talent Show on 18th September. The Acts can be singing, dancing, gymnastics…. any-thing that you see as a special talent! Videos can be submitted to...

Indigenous Literacy Week

It was a lovely opportunity to share a story and a song with students from all year levels on Wednesday as part of our celebration of Indigenous Literacy this week. We shared a book called ‘My Country’ by Ezekiel Kwaymullina and Sally Morgan. The book provided a...

Online Book Fair – thank you!

Online Book Fair – thank you! We thank all our families who purchased books this week, for their support of our school online book fair. Initial results show over $600 worth of books were sold to families from our school. This is a great result for the first time our...

Fathers’ Day FREE raffle

Fathers’ Day FREE raffle Does your Dad or special person deserve a great prize? We are excited to be able to have a FREE special Raffle for Father’s day this term. The Raffle is open to any ARPS families, with the prizes as follows: 1st Prize- one dozen beautiful...

STEM Week Events

STEM Week Events: Final Reminder This year, our STEM week will encompass the Science Week focus of ‘Deep Blue’; a look at the diversity, ecology and biology of Earth’s oceans and waterways. As part of this special week, an incursion has been planned for students in...

Our New Garden

Our New Garden- Thanks Bunnings- Looking Great! Our local Bunnings in Springvale has provided the school with 3 new fruit trees, 3 garden beds, soil and supplies to create a new garden area near the playgrounds and Foundation classrooms.

Book Character Parade COMING

Book Character Parade: 21st August Next Friday at Assembly, we will be holding our annual Book Character Parade –with a difference! Students will be able to wear their costumes to Assembly, but they will also be able to submit a photo of themselves in costume to their...

Online Book Fair

A.R.P.S. on-line BOOK FAIR IS FINALLY HERE!! VERY EASY TO ORDER: http://lamontauthors.com.au/buy-authors-book/ LAMONT BOOKS - ANY INQUIRIES ASK FOR HAYLEY 03 8787 1700 Have you seen the great collection of books on sale in our Book Fair this year? Just jump online and...

Principals’ Day

  A very sincere thank you to all of ARPS community for your kind messages, cards, videos and online comments on Principals’ Day last Friday. Myself and Jane Capon were overwhelmed by the kind and thoughtful messages we received on the day. Thank you for all of...

Hampers for Families

Albany Rise Primary School is located in Mulgrave, in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, and has an extremely diverse student population. Our school Breakfast Club operates twice weekly. During term three, some families at the school were in need of extra support...

ISO Living Strategies

Here are some ISO Living strategies to help you get through these tough times.

Virtual Book Tour

As we are unable to hold our annual Book Fair in person this year, Albany Rise PS will be holding a virtual Book Fair - bringing the joy of reading and the excitement of the Book Fair into the comfort of your home! Our virtual Book Fair features a selection of the...

Ready for Remote Learning

UPDATE- REMOTE LEARNING, COLLECTING BOOKS & STATIONARY, COLLECTING LAPTOPS & IPADS Hello ARPS Community, Today our staff team have worked very hard again to have everything ready to support families with Remote Learning @ Home. In fact, teachers now have books...

Enrolments, Transition & School Tours for 2021

Enrolments, Transition & School Tours for 2021 Albany Rise Primary School- Video Tour- Thursday 25th June @ 9.30am Our enrolments for 2021 have increased again this week, with many families securing sibling places after current students have returned to school....

Celebration Day Mural and Fun!

It has been lovely to see the effort parents have gone to, to create their effigy to add to our whole school ‘Return to School Celebration’ Mural. Students and staff at school have also been very creative and the mural is a wonderful collective effort from parents,...

ARPS FRUIT TREE

ARPS has a fruit tree we are filling up with APPLES this week! Once the tree is full, students will pick a reward for the whole school!!   OUR APPLE TREE IS ALREADY FULL!!!   GREAT WORK

Premier’s reading challenge

Premier's reading challenge ARPS is once again taking part in the Premier's reading challenge. Students in Foundation - Yr 2 will be completing the challenge at school. Students in Years 3-6 need to register separately and only if they are interested in being part of...

Albany Rise Primary School- Video Tour

Our first ever Video Tour of the school was well-received on Tuesday this week, with a small number of families taking the opportunity to tour the school and ask questions via a WebEx meeting session. We will be repeating this opportunity on Thursday 25th June for...

National Simultaneous Story Time

This week, our students engaged in National Simultaneous Story Time across the school. Our students shared a book and virtual story time with schools and classes across the state. It was a wonderful opportunity for students to take  part is this state-wide event.

On display!

Thanks to the hard work of our Year 6 teachers and Mrs Paolucci, we have a special display currently standing in the Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre. The display showcases the many wonderful features of our school and the community spirit and values that we...

Register for a LIVE VIDEO school Tour

For enrolled and interested parents of Foundation 2021!! We are excited to be about to provide this tour opportunity for our interested and enrolling Foundation families for 2021. Once registered, you will be emailed a link to the tour prior to 2nd June 2020. The Tour...

Albany Rise Remote Learning

Our students are all working hard on their Remote Learning @ Home tasks from Foundation to Year 6. Congratulations to all our families for their efforts in Term 2

National Simultaneous Storytime

Albany Rise Primary School is participating in National Simultaneous Storytime. Join us on Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 11:00am as we head into the world of Whitney and Britney the Chicken Divas!  

Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships

Albany Rise Primary School has created a Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships display. This reflects our school values and Wellbeing program, which supports our School Wide Positive Behaviour learning in the classroom.  

Foundation 2021 Open Afternoon

Foundation 2021 Open Afternoon Come and see the Foundation classrooms at Albany Rise Primary School Let your child explore what they will be doing next year in Foundation! Friday, 20th March -  3pm to 4pm. In the ARC

Foundation Police Incursion

On Monday, Foundation students had an incursion with the police. Our Youngest students have been learning all about the people who help us in the community over the past few weeks. This week the students had a visit from some Police who even allowed the students to...

S.E.S Foundation Incursion

On Monday, the foundation students had three very special visitors from the S.E.S (State Emergency Service) Department. We learnt many new things from the S.E.S volunteers, such as how the S.E.S help in the community, what equipment they use and how they use it. Why...

COLOUR EXPLOSION!

COME AND JOIN THE FUN! All Welcome! SAVE THE DATE! AFTERSCHOOL EVENT! BBQ afterwards Pre-school children and families are welcome to take part in the Colour Explosion event after their visit to the Foundation Classrooms and Developmental Play. To ensure the ongoing...

Dandenong Star Journal – 11th February 2020

At Albany Rise Primary School, students are equipped with skills to pursue their passions and to seek opportunities to help others, effecting change in ways that show 'anyone can make a difference'. Students at Albany Rise are self-motivated and encouraged to lead...

Welcome to 2020

A very warm welcome to back to Albany Rise Primary School.  A particular welcome to all our new families and to the families of our foundation children commencing school for the first time.

Trivia Night

What a great night on Saturday. So much support for the school from our community around us. A big thanks to Adriana, who worked with Mel Towers to coordinate the ICT, games, various activities and much more. The Parents Association did a fantastic job right up to...

New Tables & Chairs

We are excited about our new tables and chairs in the library. It has opened up the library space and making it more welcoming to students and staff.

Wellington Secondary College Performance at Albany Rise Primary School

On October 17, 100 of Wellington Secondary College instrumental music students walked to our School to put on a performance for the whole school. The bands joined together to form a ‘mega-ensemble’ performing pieces such as Star Wars, Tetris, Avengers and many more....

Enrolments are now open

for 2023

To book a tour of the school, please contact us on

(03) 9547 1146

Student Enrolment Form 2023

december, 2022

Covid-19 Update
IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Dear parents and carers

You may be aware that the Victorian Government has announced changes to the COVID-19 isolation requirements.

This means that from 11.59pm on Wednesday 12 October, the mandatory orders around isolation for people with COVID-19 have ended and instead we move to health advice and recommendations for people with COVID-19 or COVID-19-like symptoms.

Our school will continue to adhere to the Department of Health’s recommendations to ensure that our school remains a safe environment for our staff and students.

The Department of Health strongly recommends that students and school staff:

* who test positive to COVID-19 stay home and isolate for 5 days and do not attend school after 5 days if they are still symptomatic

* who are symptomatic but have not tested positive not attend school. This does not include students with pre-existing conditions such as hay fever.

Parents and carers are recommended to continue to report their child having COVID-19 to both the school and the Department of Health.

We will, however, no longer report occurrences of positive cases to the school community.

We ask parents and carers to continue to remain vigilant in preventing COVID-19 transmission. Any student who is unwell should continue to remain at home. This is about keeping students healthy and well in our school and reducing the spread of both COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.

Free rapid antigen tests are available at the school for those who need them.

Parents and carers will be contacted if their child shows symptoms while at school.

Students who wish to wear a mask should continue to do so.

To keep our school as safe as possible, we will also continue to use air purifiers and other COVID-19 prevention measures.

Thanks for your continued efforts to keep our school community safe and well.

Judy Drew

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  5th September, 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  1st September, 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  23rd August 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  15th August 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  8th August 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  5th August 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  4th August 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  2nd August 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  27th July 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  26th July 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  25th July 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  21st July 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  18th July 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  15th July 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  8th June 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  7th June 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  3rd June 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  1st June 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  30th May 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  19th May 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A person with COVID-19  was at our school on  16th May 2022.
If your child is not experiencing symptoms, they can continue to attend school but should be monitored for symptoms. RAPID tests are sent out to students for testing. We ask the students are tested ideally on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students who show symptoms of COVID-19 cannot attend school and should get tested straight awawy. For more information on symptoms visit: https//www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/taking-test-covid-19

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Albany Rise Primary School is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRISCOS registration (CRISCOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K). For further information refer to www.study.vic.gov.au 

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