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A Message from the Principal

Welcome to Yarra Primary School!

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History of Yarra Primary School

Originally opening the doors to the community as Richmond North Primary School in 1888, Yarra Primary School (YPS) is a co-educational State Primary School proud to be recognised as an integral part of a continually changing community.

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Stories of Thanks

Yarra Primary would like to take this opportunity to thank our parents and the community for their ongoing support during this unprecedented times. Your "Stories of Thanks" is greatly appreciated!

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Yarra is in the news!

We have been receiving some news coverage here at Yarra. Read more to find out.

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Yarra@Home - Our one-stop landing page for all parents and students!

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Term 3 Before and After School Care!

Yarra has partnered with TheirCare to look after your child before or after school and during the holidays! Please see the poster for more details.

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Yarra Primary is an 'Influence' School

We are very excited to announce Yarra Primary School has achieved the top Department of Education and Training category this year for school performance this year.  

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Adam Bandt's YPS Experience

Adam Bandt, Federal Member for Melbourne visited our school in 2019. Adam was so impressed he spoke in Parliament of the amazing work of our students and teachers. Go Yarra P.S!

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'Curious about what parents imagine for YPS's future?'

School Council member Ayla has written a report on our very successful parent community forum held in November. Click on 'Read more' for her comprehensive summary.  

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Live with Zest!

Supporting The Wellbeing of our Transitioning Prep Families With Canine Assisted Education

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


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