Overport Primary School - Success For All.
Our Mission: Overport is an inclusive school community committed to providing engaging and challenging opportunities that support individuals to achieve their full potential as lifelong learners.
At Overport we value:
At Overport Primary School we strive to achieve the best educational outcomes for all students. Our school is committed to work with children as individuals, adapting programs to their specific needs.
Overport Primary School is located in Frankston, approximately 50 kilometres south of Melbourne. The school opened in 1957. The school’s current enrolment is 720 students housed in 31 classes.
Our school buildings are new and modern in design, providing outstanding opportunities to embrace 21st century teaching and learning. We provide a balanced and comprehensive curriculum to implement innovative practices and teach for the future.
The school is in its final year of its Strategic Plan which will be reviewed in 2019. The school has a strong focus on Literacy, Numeracy, Inquiry, ICT and student wellbeing. Classroom programs meet individual needs and are enriched by a number of special supportive programs and features.
Our library is designed as an inquiry learning space to encourage a love of reading and investigation and is central to the school. We also provide specialist teaching programs in performing arts, visual arts, PE and Japanese to enrich our students’ school experiences.
A range of extra-curricular programs include:
A camping program from years 3 to 6,
A Perceptual Motor Program for our foundation students,
Access to an instrumental program from year 2,
The RACV Energy Breakthrough Challenge,
A swimming program,
An open science night for our community,
School musical performances, including an annual major performance in term three and an end of year Christmas concert,
As well as many excursions and incursions for all students.
These are all part of the Overport experience.
Overport is a Restorative Practice school. As such, children are encouraged to act responsibly, showing respect for people the environment and property. A strong approach to wellbeing, which includes the Restorative Practices, is designed to support student social competencies across the school.
The School Council and staff emphasise school spirit and a sense of pride in effort and achievement. At the weekly school assembly our school rules are highlighted and designed to assist students interact positively with all.
Be a learner.
We welcome our community to join us at assembly each Monday. As well as the National Anthem and school song, the children make the following pledge:
I promise to do my best
for my country Australia,
for my school Overport,
and to help other people at all times.
Towerhill Road, Frankston, 3199
Phone: (03) 9783 8777
Fax: (03) 9783 8702
Melways Ref: 102 D07