Recent News

New Specialist Centre

Our new Specialist Centre is being enjoyed by all Parktone students during regular Physical Education, Visual Art and Performing Arts lessons. The amazing new space has opened up so many more learning opportunities for our students. 

Principal's Message

I am excited to be part of the Parktone Primary School community. I look forward to meeting students, staff and parents and getting to know each individually.    

Community Business Directory

The Community Business Directory is an opportunity for parents, students, staff and their partners in the Parktone community to promote their businesses and services. Rather than doing a google search, you can check the directory. Please click here to access the directory.

Leadership Day

Our next Leadership Day is coming up on Wednesday 12th June 2019 from 9:00am - 11:30am. Please join us to see how the Leader In Me works at Parktone and learn about how the 7 Habits grow from private victory to public victory. RSVP to parktone.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au 

Japanese Sister School Visit

We are looking forward to welcoming students from Saikyo Gakuen, our Japanese sister school, on May 22nd and 23rd. Our visiting students will learn about Australian culture, enjoy a home stay with Parktone families and share their culture on our annual Japanese Day. 

Japan Study Tour

In September, 19 Parktone students and 5 staff members travelled to Japan as part of our inaugural visit to our sister school Saikyo Gakuen in Matsumoto.

Leader In Me Lighthouse School

Parktone Primary School is proud be a Leader in Me Lighthouse status! We are the first government school in Australia to receive this honour. Over 2000 schools in the world are part of the Leader In Me process and only 151 have Lighthouse status. 

Waste Free Wednesdays

Parktone Primary School is holding a Waste-Free Lunch Challenge.Each Wednesday, we ask that your child’s lunch contain as few items as possible that must be thrown away. Ideally, your child’s lunch will only contain items that will be eaten, composted or recycled.  For more information click here!

School Parking and Safety Reminder

Please be reminded that there are two designated drop off only zones on McSwain Street. Due to increased student numbers it is essential that parents do not park in these zones or park illegally in surrounding streets or the staff car park.

Create the Leader

With the support of FranklinCovey Parktone Primary is focused on how we as educators can create leaders, one child at a time. The Leader in Me initiative based on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is being embedded across all subject areas, and now demonstrated and taught daily.