What are the bell times at Grovedale Primary School?

School Hours:

School commences:    9:00am (Be at school at 8.55am)

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?

Covid19 – Our outsourced lunch order system has now been cancelled. We will endeavour to work through the Covid restrictions and engage the services of a new contractor to assist us with a day that the students can have a special order.

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.