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Yarra Primary is a Strengths-Based School

What is your child naturally good at? Maths? Writing? Sports? Caring for their friends? We all have talents that help us stand out and succeed. So, doesn't it make sense for schools to recognise and utilise students' talents rather than overly focussing on their deficits? 

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Welcome to Term 2 2024

Yes, it's term 2 already! Autumn is here and we are ready for another fun-filled term of engaging and purposeful learning. 

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Yarra Primary School is an Influence School

Yarra Primary has been recognised as an Influence School by the Department of Education.

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Visible Wellbeing at Yarra P.S

The goals of Visible Wellbeing are to support students and staff to see, hear and feel wellbeing. Developing on from this, students and staff are provided with lessons and practices to build and strengthen their own and others' wellbeing.

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Teaching Excellence Program

Yarra Primary School teachers Yasmin, Rachel and Harriet participated in the Teacher Excellence Program in 2022 and 2023. In 2024, we are so proud that Eve has been successful in achieving a place in this program for high-performing teachers. 

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Funding for Yarra

We are thrilled to share Yarra Primary School has received 7.2 million dollars in the 2022 Victorian Government budget for upgrades to our buildings. To read more go to:

2024 School Dates


Term 1: Monday 29th January* to Thursday 28th March
Term 2: Monday 15th April to Friday 28th June
Term 3: Monday 15th July to Friday 20th September
Term 4: Monday 7th October to Friday 20th December

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Visible Wellbeing

Yarra Primary School is a Visible Wellbeing School. Designed by Professor Lea Waters, Visible Wellbeing combines the science of wellbeing with science of learning.


Yarra Primary School is accredited under the Department of Education’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education, 00861K). For more information, see:


Yarra Primary School acknowledges Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Country throughout Victoria and pays respect to their cultures and Elders past, present and emerging.