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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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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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Welcome to Term 4 2023!

Spring has sprung and we are energised for an action-packed term four. We have our Sports Carnival in October and continue with our swimming intensives. Years 3 and 4 have their annual camp in December and the juniors are excited for their traditional school sleepover! 

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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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TeamKids at Yarra Primary School

TeamKids- Term 4 Activities are up. What a fun summer it's going to be!

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Teaching Excellence Program

Yarra Primary School teacher’s Yasmin and Rachel were accepted into the Teacher Excellence Program in 2022. In 2023, we are so proud that Harriet 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:

2023 School Dates

2023 Term 1: Friday 27th January* to Thursday 6th April (students begin Monday 30th January)Term 2: Monday 24th April to Friday 23rd JuneTerm 3: Monday 10th July to Friday 15th SeptemberTerm 4: Monday 2nd October to Wednesday 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.