What are the bell times at Grovedale Primary School?

School Hours:

School commences:    9:00am

Recess:                           11:00am – 11:30am

Lunch:                              1:30pm   – 2:20pm

School finishes:            3:20pm

Supervision in yard from 3:20 to 3:35

Outside school hours the playground is supervised from 8:45am to 9:00am and from 3:20pm to 3:35pm.We recommend that children do not arrive before 8:45am and make their way home quickly after dismissal, unless they are involved in after school activities.The playground is also supervised during recess and lunch breaks.  The first aid room is also staffed during these times. 

Can my child order their lunch through the school?


Our lunch ordering system aims to supply the children with nutritious and interesting food.  Lunch orders are available through the school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Lunches can be ordered by writing the child’s name, room number and order on a brown paper bag and enclosing the correct money.

What are the house names at Grovedale Primary School?

We have four houses at Grovedale Primary school-

Barwon-       Blue

Fraser-        Yellow

Griffith-      Green

Rossack-       Red 

On enrolment students are grouped into one of four ‘houses’ for the purposes of athletic carnivals, special days etc. Students who have family members currently attending the school will be grouped into the same house as their relatives. House Captains are elected at the beginning of each year.

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