About Mt Eliza Primary School
Welcome to Mt Eliza Primary School
Mt Eliza Primary School is a vibrant school that strives to provide the best learning opportunities for its students in a friendly, respectful, caring and professional environment.
As you enter our school you will notice the warm and inviting atmosphere. We pride ourselves in the development of a stimulating and engaging learning environment that focuses on our students developing: academically, socially and emotionally.
Mt Eliza Primary School has a student population of 586 students and this year we are running 24 classrooms with specialist programs in: Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Physical Education. Our students have cooking classes in our Kitchen Garden Program, they grow their own vegetables and herbs in our Kitchen Garden and also learn Indonesian as an additional language.
We see our parents as our partners in their child’s education and encourage our parents to become involved and we welcome your support. Our School Council and PTA meet regularly and work hard to support the staff and students at Mt Eliza Primary School.
In partnership with our community we have developed a culture that reflects our five values:
Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Connectedness and Challenge.
We are very proud of our school and invite you to explore our website further to experience more of the wonderful things we do here.
If you would like to know more about our great school we encourage you to contact us.
The Parent Teachers’ Association (PTA) of Mt Eliza Primary School is made up of a mix of dedicated volunteer parents and teachers. Our goal is to promote the unique community spirit that thrives at our school and sets it apart from others. The PTA is responsible for organising events and fundraisers that enhance the students’ enjoyment and learning experiences, whilst raising much needed funds for many projects and equipment at the school.
Mt Eliza Primary School enjoys a reputation of having a friendly and welcoming environment for children and their families. Developing a sense of belonging in the school community is widely promoted and families of our school are encouraged to be as active as possible in many school activities, both educational and social.
The rewards of belonging to PTA are many – to see the joy on children’s faces at a school disco, the excitement of a raffle draw or enjoying a delicious treat on a special food day as part of the many special events that are organised throughout the year. Parents are included with many events too, with regular morning teas, Mother’s Day Lunch, Father’s Day Breakfast and the now ‘infamous’ Annual Trivia Night that is such a highlight on the school calendar.
Our school spirit is strong and the thanks must be directed to the school staff, our parents for supporting the many fundraising events and of course the greater business community. We are lucky to be part of a unique community in Mt Eliza that embraces and supports its local schools and PTA would not be able to raise the funds that it does without this partnership.
Joining PTA is a great way to get to know other like-minded parents at our school, many lifelong friendships are made and it is a great way to get to know more about our school, the needs of the students and have an opportunity to be involved in your own child’s education. New parents to our school often find that joining PTA is an easy way of meeting others, which can sometimes be daunting when moving to a new school or suburb.
PTA meetings are held each month, alternating between day and night meetings, parents who have younger children are very welcome to attend during the day time. Whilst a Committee is formed at the start of each year, new members are welcome at any stage and we encourage all parents to become as involved as possible.
The bonus of being a PTA member for both you and your children becomes apparent, by a real sense of belonging and pride in our school, teamed with the knowledge that you have helped create and shape its heart.
We encourage and welcome all parents to become involved in PTA, please contact the office for any additional information or details of meeting dates and times.
Please look under “Newsletters” – “PTA Notices” – for a copy our of Newsletters and information regarding our current fundraisers.
Before and After School Program
Both our Before and After School Hours Program operates in the Community School House at Mt Eliza Primary School. Before School Care is from 7:00am till 8:30am, and our After School Program runs from 3:15pm till 6:00pm. The program includes a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor activities and the costs are kept to a very reasonable rate, with Government subsidies available to eligible families. Please click on the Camp Australia logo which will take you to our Mt Eliza Primary School registration page. Alternatively, please call (03) 8851 4100 for any queries or to enrol your child.
Our Canteen is out-sourced and run by Stir Crazy Kids.
A copy of the menu is below for your information.
The Uniform Shop is operated by Fashion Clubwear and is open Mondays 8.30am – 11.00am and Wednesdays 2.00pm – 4.30 pm. Outside of these hours, orders may be sent to the office with payment of cash or credit card. The orders will be completed when the shop is open and then delivered to the classroom.Unfortunately cheques cannot be accepted.