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Upcoming Events

House Cross Country - Friday 4th April 9.00am - 12.00pm

Students in Years 3 - 6 have been training over the last few weeks for this event to be held at Highfield Park. Parents are welcome to come along and support us all. If you are intending to bring a cheer squad please leave pet animals at home as we have allergies in the school we need to consider.


Last Day of Term 1 - Friday 4th April

All parents please note - students will be dismissed at 2.30pm on Friday 4th April.


First day of Term 2 - Wednesday 23rd April

School returns @9.00am Wednesday 23rd April


Anzac Day - Friday 25th April - Public Holiday 


Art Show Children's Workshops - Saturday 3rd May & Sunday 4th May

Workshops are already booking out! Saturday Workshop 4 @ 2.30pm is fully booked and Sunday Workshop 1 @ 10.00am & Workshop 2 @ 11.10am are also fully booked.

Booking forms and Payments should be returned as soon as possible to secure a place for your child in the remaining workshops.


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Chinese Garden Official Opening

Chinese Garden Official Opening

On Monday we were fortunate to have the Hon. Ted Baillieu, MLA Member for Hawthorn attend our assembly to officially open our Chinese Garden. Mr Baillieu spoke to the children about the significance of the relationship we have with our partner school and the importance of connecting with China. 

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Tree Works and the Senior Playground

Tree works and the senior playground

A recent audit, conducted by an arborist, of trees within the school ground revealed a number of trees that need to pruned, braced or removed. Over the school holidays tree works will be conducted. 

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Classroom Canvases

Students have been busy working with their teachers to create their class canvases in preparation for the 2014 Canterbury Art Show.

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School Council 2014

School Council

The first meeting of the 2014 School Council was held last night with Council determining its executive positions for 2014. Victor Harcourt was duly elected as President, Stuart Yarnall Vice President and Paul Askew Treasurer.
Congratulations to each of these councillors who received unanimous support from the Council group.


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Our Learning Landscape

David Wells and Matt Forrest were involved in a short film festival as part of a professional learning course "Leading Schools in the Digital Age." The brief was to make a film no longer than one minute long that depicted how our school could utilise technology more effectively.  Here is our entry.




Canterbury Primary Bastow Video Comp Entry from Canterbury PS on Vimeo.

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Premier's Reading Challenge 2014

Canterbury Primary School and the current and past Premiers proudly support this important literacy initiative and invite you and your children to participate in the ninth annual Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge! Click the link below to join. 

Premier's Reading Challenge 2014

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China Study Tour Video

Please enjoy the video from the 2013 China Study Tour.

China Study Tour 2013 from Canterbury on Vimeo.

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School Website

This year the development of the school website is a high priority. Our intention is to ensure that this will be the most significant means of communication about school activities...

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Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Canterbury Primary School, a school with a long and proud tradition of providing an outstanding education to its students.

Since its establishment in 1908, the school has held a distinguished record in the provision of a comprehensive and challenging learning program that fosters individual excellence whilst ensuring the diverse talents of its students are recognised and developed.

Set in the beautiful tree lined streets of Canterbury...

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